The 2013 State of the Strait Meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at the University Windsor. The State of the Strait is a binational (Canada-United States) collaboration that brings 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.

The theme of this year’s meeting is Setting Ecological Endpoints and Restoration Targets. Registration is free and refreshments will be provided. The meeting will run until 5 p.m., followed by a reception. Deadline for registration is October 21.

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