The Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative (now the St. Clair-Detroit River System Initiative) received a 2013 Department of the Interior¬†“Partners in Conservation” award, which is one of the highest recognitions bestowed on organizations by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.


From Left:Anne Castle, U.S. Department of Interior; John Dettmers, Great Lakes Fishery Commission; Mary Bohling, Michigan Sea Grant; Kurt Newman, U.S. Geological Survey Great Lakes Science Center; Sally Jewel, Secretary of the Interior; Rich Drouin, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Jim Boase, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and Bill Werkheiser, U.S. Geological Survey.