AdvocacyAuthorsBudgetJohn HartigMichiganNewsPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeProtectRecreational Hunting and FishingRegionThe StatesU.S. and Canadian Federal Governments
Throughout his life Dingell was a congressional page, a park ranger, a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War II, an assistant county prosecutor, and always a lover of the great outdoors.
He grew up fishing and hunting in and along the Detroit River and western Lake Erie.John Hartig
AuthorsBeaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingDetroit RiverFish, Birds and AnimalsJohn HartigNewsPlayProtectRecreation, Tourism and CultureRecreational Hunting and FishingTourism
Raptors are birds of prey that hunt food primarily by flight, using their keen senses, chiefly vision. Examples of raptors include broad-winged hawks, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, osprey, and others.John Hartig
AuthorsIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentJohn HartigNewsOntarioPolicyProtectRecreation, Tourism and CultureTourismWaterfront Development
A recent case study of the cleanup of Toronto Harbour has shown that investing in environmental cleanup and restoration yields considerable economic and social benefits. If cities want to achieve competitive advantage, environmental cleanup and protection are essential.John Hartig
The Buffalo River was viewed as a working river that supported industry and commerce, and water pollution then was viewed as just part of the cost of doing business. At that time, people cared most about jobs and providing for their families, with little concern for the environment and its pollution.
There is, perhaps, no more poignant example of this societal indifference to water pollution than when the Buffalo River caught on fire 50 years agoJohn Hartig
The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge has protected Humbug Marsh in Trenton and Gibraltar, Mich. and designed and developed the adjacent Refuge Gateway as a riverfront gathering place for people and wildlife as part of an effort to promote conservation in the region, revitalize the area, and accelerate the sustainability transition.John Hartig