Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit River

State of the Strait 2024

Save the Date Poster for SOS 2024 Conference
The State of the Strait is a binational (Canada-United States) collaboration that hosts a meeting every two years to bring together government managers, researchers, students, environmental and conservation organizations, and concerned citizens. Participants work to understand historical ecosystem conditions and assess current ecosystem status in order to achieve a better future for the Detroit River and western Lake Erie.
For more information, please contact John Hartig (, Lori Newton, Bike Windsor Essex (, or Todd Scott, Detroit Greenways Coalition (, Conference Co-Chairs.




Canada - Consulate General

Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research



Logo for DTE showing a person with sun behind them

Logo for Great Lakes Water Authority

Logo for Detroit Zoo showing animals and trees on a blue background

Logo for Friends of the Detroit River showing a marsh with a duck and fish

Logo for Friends of Ojibway Prairie showing grass and a butterfly

Logo for International Wildlife Refuge Alliance showing a goose flying over a marsh

Logo for Detroit Greenways Coalition

Logo for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Wildlife Refuge system

Logo for Bike Windsor Essex showing stylized bicycle

Logo for Sea Grant Michigan