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Taylor, Beckett Dinner Chairs

(Media Releases)  The Conservation Dinner Committee has selected Larry Taylor and Jim Beckett as Co-Chairs of the 2018 gala charitable auction event to be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018. The two volunteers said they were honoured to be chosen.

Flood messages

(Media Releases)  Click link below for current flood messages.

Soil book author speaks Dec 13

(Media Releases)  The author of Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life, David R. Montgomery, is a guest speaker at the Huron County Soil and Crop Improvement Association Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. The AGM event takes place a

Owls make appearance at event

(Media Releases)  About 200 people attended the popular annual Owl Prowl on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Morrison Dam Conservation Area east of Exeter. Those who took part met live owls brought in from Conservation Halton’s Mountsberg Raptor Centre. Most of the people o

Gord Miller in Thedford

(Media Releases)  The former Ontario Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, is to speak in Thedford (south of Grand Bend) on Friday, October 20, 2017. His topic is what we can do about the climate crisis. He is featured at the Earth Rises II event. It takes place at the

Earth Rises II in Thedford

(Media Releases)  In Thedford, free admission, on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Legacy Recreation Centre, 16 Allen Street, is Earth Rises II - Think Global, Act Local Now!, featuring Gord Miller, former Ontario Environmental Commissioner.

Beach cleanup honoured Brandon

(Media Releases)  The Bayfield and area community honoured the memory of Brandon J. Lemieux by taking part in a beach cleanup on September 16, 2017.

550 attend turtle release

(Media Releases)  Organizers estimate 550 people attended the second turtle hatchling release event at Morrison Dam Conservation Area east of Exeter on Thursday, August 31, 2017. People of all ages came from far and wide for the turtle release event. They came from as far

Golf tourney raises $5,000

(Media Releases)  The winning team at the 12th South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament, held at Ironwood Golf Club east of Exeter, on August 28, 2017 was (from left to right in photo) Steve Thomas; Jim DeBlock; Craig Hebert; and Bob Illman. They are shown accepting bu

Student award winner

(Media Releases)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) presents a $1,000 Student Environmental Award each year. The Foundation announced that the 2017 winner is Marina Lather, of Centralia.