Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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$1,000 Student Award

(Media Releases)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) is offering a $1,000 Student Environment Award for a graduating secondary school student or a student enrolled in university or college.

New Chair, Vice Chair for ABCA

(Media Releases)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Board of Directors elected George Irvin as the new Chair and Doug Cook as the new Vice Chair at the monthly board meeting held on Thursday, May 17, 2018.

Well water stewardship survey

(Media Releases)  Do you own or use a private water well? A survey on well water stewardship invites you to add your voice to a province-wide conversation about what you use your well water for, what you think about your well water, and how you protect your well water.

Bayfield rain garden grants

(Media Releases)  Bayfield residents have a chance to protect their lake, make their properties even more beautiful, and get grants to do it – by planting rain gardens.

Be aware around coast, bluffs

(Media Releases)  Lake levels are the highest they have been in years. These higher-than-average lake levels, combined with rain, high winds and wave action lead to erosion at the base of the bluffs and an increase in gully erosion in some areas. This in turn can lead to r

Dinner raises close to $50,000

(Media Releases)  The 29th Conservation Dinner took place in Exeter on April 12, 2018. This year’s Dinner was another success, raising close to $50,000 in net proceeds for community projects, according to the Dinner Committee.

Flood messages

(Media Releases)  For current flood messages please click link below.

Conservationist Award Winner

(Media Releases)  Rick Quinn and Diane Hawthorne, of the Denfield area, and their family, are winners of the Ausable Bayfield Conservationist of the Year Award. The Middlesex County family received the award on Thursday, March 22, 2018 for their work developing and maintai

Watershed Report Card released

(Media Releases)  Residents of Ausable Bayfield watershed communities now have new information about the state of their forest and water resources. Ausable Bayfield Conservation released the new updated Watershed Report Card (2018) at the annual conservation awards evening

Local flood data important

(Media Releases)  Local emergency management coordinators, firefighters, police officers, public health personnel and municipal staff were among the more than 25 people who attended the annual Flood Emergency Planning Meeting hosted by Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authori
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