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Fifty at rain garden workshop

(Media Releases)  About 50 people came to the Bayfield Town Hall on a rainy Saturday morning in March to learn about rain gardens and how to construct them. The workshop was held on March 25, 2017. “We had a great turnout for this workshop,” said Hope Brock, Healthy Wa

Office closed April 14 to 17

(Service Disruptions)  The office of the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) at 71108 Morrison Line east of Exeter is closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 (Good Friday) and Monday, April 17, 2017 (Easter Monday).

Local craft brew at Dinner

(Media Releases)  Local craft beer from Varna’s Stone House Brewing Company, Huron County’s Original Brewery, featured at Conservation Dinner on April 6, 2017 at South Huron Recreation Centre in Exeter.

Service awards for volunteers

(Media Releases)  Norman Eckel, an Exeter man and volunteer driver of the South Huron Trail Mobile for people with limited mobility, and Mark Lowenstine, a Denfield-area man who helps with many water quality monitoring activities, are recipients of Ontario Volunteer Servic

Job - Regulations Coordinator

(Employment Opportunities)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is taking applications for the one-year contract position of Regulations Coordinator. There is opportunity for this position to become permanent.

25 years for Ag and Water Fest

(Media Releases)  What do you get when you mix water and agriculture and hundreds of local students? The 2017 Huron Perth Agriculture and Water Festival - Celebrating 25 years!

Speaker says Love Great Lakes

(Media Releases)  Harmful plastic pollution can be denser in the Great Lakes than in oceans, more than 60 people heard at a conservation awards event on March 16, 2017.

Award winners van der Laans

(Media Releases)  The Conservationist of the Year Award winners in Ausable Bayfield watersheds are described as a couple who have given back to their watershed community for many years. Mels and Ruthanne van der Laan live on McEwen Drive, RR 3 Denfield, Ontario.

Dark Horse wines at Dinner

(Media Releases)  The Conservation Dinner Committee has announced that wines from Dark Horse Estate Winery Inc., near Grand Bend, are to be featured at the 28th Conservation Dinner gala charitable auction event on April 6, 2017 at South Huron Recreation Centre at 94 Victor

Job Posting - Tree Planters

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