2018 FOSCR Board of Directors
Darrell Randell, President
Brenda Lorenz, Vice President
Terry Burrell, Treasurer
Kelly Johnson, Secretary
Ken Hall, Webmaster
Kathy Watts, Director
Peter Westfall, Director
Kris Lee, Director
Erin Carroll, Director
Archie Kerr, Director
Craig Griffiths, Director
Join the Effort
For more information on Friends of the St. Clair River or to get involved in
FOSCR / BPAC activities, please contact FOSCR webmaster,
Ken Hall or Canadian BPAC Co-Chair
We welcome your questions
Help FOSCR support our River!!
Friends of the St. Clair River (FOSCR) is an all-volunteer
registered Canadian charitable organization. FOSCR works to promote
conservation, beautification and other environmental restoration projects along
the Canadian shore of the St. Clair River. FOSCR was created to assist in
the development and implementation of the St. Clair River
Remedial Action Plan (RAP).
FOSCR membership consists of approximately 20 people who are the Canadian
Members of the St. Clair River
organization is operated by a Board of Directors which meets quarterly.
About the St. Clair River
The St. Clair River is a key shipping channel in the Great Lakes Seaway system
and provides important habitat for many species within its wetland areas.
It is also a designated as an Area of Concern (AOC) under the Canada–United
States Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. AOC's are sites on the Great Lakes
system where environmental quality is significantly degraded and beneficial
uses, such as the health of our beaches, are impaired.
Canadian and U.S. agencies are implementing a cleanup program, known as the
Remedial Action Plan, with guidance from the St. Clair River
Binational Public Advisory
Council (BPAC) composed of representatives from Michigan and Ontario.
NEW Beneficial Use Impairment
(BUI) Reports Now Available
After several years of compiling and
analyzing data and conducting specific scientific studies, the Canadian Remedial
Action Plan Committee (CRIC) is pleased to share the following reports
recommending a “Not Impaired” status be assigned to the following 3 beneficial
use impairments (BUIs):
report details what the concern was, what actions and research was
undertaken to address the concerns.