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ALUS Defiance

The Defiance community is developing a farmer-led coalition to implement conservation and sustainable agriculture practices in the Maumee Watershed in collaboration with ALUS.  Our VisionA future where all farmers and ranchers produce ecosystem services from nature-based solutions alongside food...

RiverFest 23

RiverFest ’23, held on June24, 2023 presented a variety activities for all ages from hiking & nature to science & history. See the 2023 RiverFest Photo Gallery. RiverFest 2023 was presented by these community partners: Sign-up to get the...

DRA News—Winter 2023

Collaborative Research for Water Quality FUNDING AWARDDefiance College, in partnership with the City of Defiance, received $500,000 from the federal Department of Education due to Senator Sherrod Brown’s Congressionally Directed Spending request. These funds, awarded through the Department of...

Smart Watershed Pilot

With funding from the Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS), the City of Defiance Water Treatment Plant(WTP) has installed water quality sensors to measure nutrients and other key parameters before pumping river water into the reservoir. Water Quality Data available...

Tree City USA

The Defiance Shade Tree Commission received a Growth Award from the Arbor Day Foundation again in 2022 by going above and beyond the minimum requirements for the Tree City USA Award. To celebrate 30 years of success as Tree...

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