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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.

Job for Junior Conservationist

(Employment Opportunities)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is accepting applications for a Junior Conservationist. This is an 8-week summer student position (July and August) funded by Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation.

Preparing for future floods

(Media Releases)  The human and financial costs of extreme weather events like the fatal Canadian floods in May of 2017 remind us of the need to promote projects and best practices that address and reduce risks from flooding, according to Ausable Bayfield Conservation Auth

Funding for rain gardens

(Media Releases)  There has been a lot of interest in rain gardens in Bayfield with recent workshops and demonstration gardens at Pioneer Park. Homeowners in Bayfield are now encouraged to apply for funding to help install these gardens on their properties.

Yellow Fish Road reaches Lucan

(Media Releases)  People in the Lucan may notice images of bright yellow fish painted beside storm drains along roadways this spring. The painted yellow fish signify a reminder to Lucan residents to protect water. The Yellow Fish Road™ program leads to cleaner water and

Coastal Video Posted

(Media Releases)  Video of April 20 presentation is now available. Dr. Robin Davidson-Arnott, Coastal processes expert speaks to ABCA Board of Directors.

Public open houses in June

(Media Releases)  People interested in shoreline management in Ausable Bayfield watersheds are invited to attend public information open houses to be held on two Saturdays in June of 2017. Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is hosting the two events. The first

Huron supports water projects

(Media Releases)  The County of Huron announced it will provide $400,000 in funding support this year for projects in Huron County that project local water quality. County landowners, residents and community groups have completed more than 2,236 projects since 2004 thanks

Award for Hensall's Evan Krebs

(Media Releases)  Melissa Prout, a conservation educator with Ausable Bayfield Conservation, presents the Conservation Award for the Huron-Perth Sci-Tech Encounters Regional Science and Inventors’ Fair, 2017, to Evan Krebs, of Hensall.