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Rain garden workshops Bayfield

(Media Releases)  People in Bayfield and area can learn about rain gardens and their construction at two local workshops in March of 2017.

New Chair, Vice Chair for ABCA

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) elected a new Chair and Vice Chair at the Annual Meeting held on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Burkhard Metzger, of the Municipality of Central Huron, was elected as the new Chairman. George Irvin, of the Muni

Funds support Ausable River

(Media Releases)  Landowners along the Ausable River have a chance to receive on-the-ground technical and grant support with new funding for habitat stewardship projects.

Tulip Tree sold out

(Service Disruptions)  The Tulip Tree and Autumn Blaze (red/silver hybrid maple) species of trees are now sold out. Other tree species are still available.

Rain garden design for pros

(Media Releases)  Rain Garden Design and Construction for Professionals workshop is Thursday, March 2, 2017. Click link below for details to register. Course is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bayfield Arena and Community Centre.

Job posting Cons Lands Assist.

(Employment Opportunities)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is accepting applications for the 12-week summer position of Conservation Lands Assistant.

Job post Assist.Water Res Tech

(Employment Opportunities)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is accepting applications for the up-to-four-month summer position of Assistant Water Resources Technician.

Two Early Bird prizes

(Media Releases)  The Conservation Dinner is to take place on April 6, 2017 at South Huron Recreation Centre at 94 Victoria Street East in Exeter. If you would like to buy a ticket for this year's gala charitable auction and dinner, please contact a Dinner Committee.

Spring water awareness locally

(Media Releases)  Flood events in this area in January reminded us that streams and rivers rise to high levels and flow at high speeds as snow and ice melt. Some local areas flood to some degree each spring. Conservation educators say these are some of the reasons they del

Maple tree photo contest

(Media Releases)  To help celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation, Ausable Bayfield Conservation is holding a photo contest this year to feature the maple tree. The maple tree has played major role in Canada's history and the maple remains symbol.