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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.

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

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

Maple150 photo contest winner

(Media Releases)  A photo by Bonnie Sitter, of Exeter, is the winning entry in the Maple150 photo contest. The photo is an autumn scene of the bright red Sugar Maples along Bannockburn Line, north of Mill Road near Varna.

New planning, regulation staff

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) has announced that it has hired Daniel King as the new Regulations Coordinator and it is promoting Meghan Tydd-Hrynyk to the position of Planning and Regulations Officer.

Rain garden in Clinton

(Media Releases)  We need your help to plant a rain garden in Clinton! The Municipality of Central Huron, in partnership with Ausable Bayfield Conservation, is planting a new rain garden to deal with water running off of land during storms. More than 500 plants need to go

Great Lakes funding

(Media Releases)  There is continued financial support in 2017 for positive actions in the Lake Huron southeast shores watersheds through the Great Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Initiative (GLASI) Priority Subwatershed Project (PSP).

Office closed July 3

(Service Disruptions)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) office at the Administration Centre at 71108 Morrison Line, RR 3 Exeter, east of Exeter, is closed on Monday, July 3, 2017. The office is open again, for regular business hours, on Tuesday, July 4, 201

Video on shoreline protection

(Media Releases)  New video to share presentation on shoreline protection structures. Coastal engineer presents about shoreline protection structures to ABCA Board. Coastal engineer Fiona Duckett, M.Sc., P. Eng., of W. F. Baird and Associates Coastal Engineers Ltd., prese

Local biodiversity education

(Media Releases)  An International Biodiversity Day grant from BEAN network makes possible World Turtle Day event for local students.