Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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2018 shoreline SMP open houses

(Media Releases)  The first open house takes place on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in Thedford. The second open house takes place on Saturday, August 18, 2018 in Zurich.
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Morrison Dam is 60

(Media Releases)  Sixty years ago, local partners created Morrison Dam and Morrison Dam Reservoir (Morrison Lake) east of Exeter. Morrison Reservoir is one of the only inland lakes in the area.
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Lions donate $15,000 to bridge

(Media Releases)  The Exeter Lions Club has donated $15,000 to the campaign to make the community safer and more active with a new pedestrian trail bridge on the South Huron Trail. The Exeter Lions Club commitment has helped the campaign to build Jones Bridge to surpass $2

Proposed Ausable R Action Plan

(Media Releases)  You are invited to review and provide comments on the proposed Ausable River Action Plan. You may provide written comments on this document from now until July 23, 2018.
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Fossil event pays tribute

(Media Releases)  The Arkona Lions Club is hosting a family-friendly community event to honour the memory of local fossil collector Charlie Southworth of the Thedford area. The public is invited to this fun fossil event and tribute which takes place on Saturday, July 28, 2
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Grants for Ausable landowners

(Media Releases)  Landowners in the Ausable River Watershed now have a new opportunity to improve local habitat thanks to 2018-2019 funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada.
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New rain garden in Hensall

(Media Releases)  About 50 students from Bluewater Coast Elementary in Hensall planted approximately 450 plants at a rain garden at Thompsons Limited in Hensall on Friday, June 15, 2018. This garden will protect and improve water quality by capturing runoff from surroundin
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Generous bridge donors

(Media Releases)  The Pedestrian Trail Bridge Community Working Group held a brief ceremony on June 5, 2018 to honour the early Platinum and Gold level donors who have kick-started the community project to build Jones Bridge on the South Huron Trail.
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Charity golf supports bridge

(Media Releases)  The South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament has chosen to donate net proceeds from this year’s charity golf tourney to the community project to build a new pedestrian trail bridge on the South Huron Trail.
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56,000 trees planted

(Media Releases)  Tree planters at Ausable Bayfield Conservation have planted more than 56,000 trees in the spring of 2018. This is the highest single-year total for spring tree plantings by staff in the watershed in the past ten years.
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