Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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Latest News

Office closed March 30,April 2

(Service Disruptions)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority office is closed on Good Friday, March 30, 2018 and Monday, April 2, 2018 for Easter Monday. The office, east of Exeter, reopens for regular business hours - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Agriculture, Water Festival

(Media Releases)  The Huron Perth Agriculture and Water Festival - where you will find a mix of water, agriculture, and hundreds of local students - is returning to Seaforth in 2018.

Dinner Early Bird Prize Draw

(Media Releases)  The Conservation Dinner Committee has drawn the winning name from early purchasers of tickets to the gala charitable fundraising auction. Dinner Committee Co-Chair Larry Taylor drew the name of Donna Jones, of Exeter, as the 2018 winner. She is the winner

Student supports tree planting

(Media Releases)  A nine-year-old student from the Exeter area has helped to make the world a better place with donations to enhance and protect forests at the local and global levels. Mercedes Prout raised $470 in a bake sale at Exeter United Church in February. Her grand

Be Bayfield citizen scientist

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation is asking for your help to monitor water quality along the beach in Bayfield.

Watershed Report Card 2018

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation is releasing its updated new Watershed Report Card on March 22, 2018. The local release is to take place as part of the annual conservation awards event.

Summer nature day camps return

(Media Releases)  There is one week of camp from July 23-27, 2018 for young people ages 6 to 9. Then, in August – from August 7 to 11, 2018 – the Wonder, Investigate, Learn, Discover (WILD) Nature Camp takes place for youths ages 10 to 12.

Jobs for tree planters

(Employment Opportunities)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is looking for energetic, enthusiastic people to plant trees through our spring tree planting program.

New program supervisors - DWSP

(Media Releases)  Mary Lynn MacDonald and Donna Clarkson have worked for the program for a number of years and they will jointly oversee the local program as Program Co-Supervisors.

Jones Bridge working group

(Media Releases)  A community committee met for the first time, on Thursday, February 8, 2017, to begin the in-depth planning needed to raise funds and review designs for the Jones Bridge pedestrian bridge project on the South Huron Trail. The cost of the bridge project is
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