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Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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Seeking committee applicants

(Media Releases)  A local source protection authority has issued a notice calling for applications to fill three vacant seats on a committee that is protecting municipal sources of drinking water.
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Car show honours Bruce Redman

(Media Releases)  The Arkona Lions and Lioness clubs are bringing back a popular antique car show in a nature setting. They are sponsoring the event in honour of the memory of Bruce Redman, the man who organized the classic car show for a decade. He passed away in 2016.

Office closed August 22 p.m.

(Service Disruptions)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) office at the Administration Centre at Morrison Dam Conservation Area, east of Exeter, will be closed the afternoon of Tuesday, August 22, 2017. The office will re-open, regular business hours from 8:30 a
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Donation to trail development

(Media Releases)  Donna Jones, of Exeter, has donated $25,000, in loving memory of her late husband, Ted Jones, towards future development of the South Huron Trail. She presented the donation along the South Huron Trail, at Morrison Dam Conservation Area, on Friday, July 2
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Canada library nature program

(Media Releases)  Young people in this area are learning about Canada’s water, plants, and animals through a one-hour program at local libraries in Huron County.
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Increase in cover crops

(Media Releases)  Cover crops are turning heads in Huron County, whether it's a crop no one has seen before, or it's a colourful field with sunflowers or crimson clover. The County of Huron is helping agricultural producers to adopt these new practices to conserve soil.
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Pedestrian bridge donation

(Media Releases)  Donna Jones, of Exeter, has donated $50,000 towards the community project to construct a new pedestrian bridge along Morrison Line, on the South Huron Trail. The bridge is to be called Jones Bridge and it is dedicated by Donna Jones, in loving memory of T
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220 attend shoreline events

(Media Releases)  Approximately 220 people showed their interest in the local shoreline by attending two shoreline management public information open houses in June of 2017. The events took place in Zurich and Thedford.
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Suggest 2018 feature artist

(Media Releases)  The Conservation Dinner has honoured 21 local artists as feature artists over the 28-year history of the gala charitable auction event. The Dinner Committee is already at work planning ahead for the 29th Conservation Dinner in 2018. The community committe
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Golf tourney Monday, Aug 28

(Media Releases)  Organizers of the Twelfth South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament say this year’s charitable FUNdraising golf tourney will begin half an hour earlier. The charity event takes place Monday, August 28, 2017 at Ironwood Golf Club east of Exeter. The s