North America's One and Only International Wildlife Refuge


The Greatest Environmental Clean-up & Restoration Story in America

United Earth Fund is a co-founding partner for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.

UEF's AHRI web site won international awards for the news, multimedia coverage and content of the initiative.

  • Humbug Marsh, Mud Island and people working to protect the habitat and flight path for birds.
  • It was the last undeveloped section of the Detroit River with super fund clean ups to mitigate the past industry.
  • Dr. John Hartig is the catalyst for the spirit and passion that made the United States and Canada, and many communities create the refuge to protect and preserve life for future generations.

There are six more E.P.A. identified wildlife sites that are critical to protect. We are calling for student power to help accomplish the task. (AHRI - American Heritage River Initiative)


Lead Story: Dr. John Hartig, International Wildlife Refuge Founder RT 14:32 - silent at first -in process

People with Passion Who Change the World!

MAP of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Primer: A History of Detroit - The Motor City & River

Early History - Turn of the Century RT 7:12

Trip Through The River Rouge Plant

On Zug Island in the Detroit and Rouge Rivers

Primitive Detroit - the River, Native Indians & British Wars!

Distant Past - Who claims Detroit's Settlement? 7:32 In Process

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