Groundbreaking Planned For Refuge Visitor Center - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Groundbreaking Planned For Refuge Visitor Center

Posted: Updated:

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) - A groundbreaking is planned for the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge visitor center.

An event is Friday for the 12,000-square-foot facility in the Detroit suburb of Trenton. The center is to be built at the Refuge Gateway, near the refuge's Humbug Marsh area.

Wayne County, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and others worked for nearly a decade on restoration of the Refuge Gateway. Located on the river's Trenton Channel, it was the site of a Chrysler manufacturing facility that was deactivated in 1990.

An event had been scheduled for last month, but it was postponed because of a lapse in federal appropriations during the partial government shutdown.

The refuge includes more than 5,700 acres along 48 miles of the lower Detroit River and western Lake Erie.


Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or