Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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Grants for Ausable landowners

(Media Releases)  Landowners in the Ausable River Watershed now have a new opportunity to improve local habitat thanks to 2018-2019 funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada.

New rain garden in Hensall

(Media Releases)  About 50 students from Bluewater Coast Elementary in Hensall planted approximately 450 plants at a rain garden at Thompsons Limited in Hensall on Friday, June 15, 2018. This garden will protect and improve water quality by capturing runoff from surroundin

Generous bridge donors

(Media Releases)  The Pedestrian Trail Bridge Community Working Group held a brief ceremony on June 5, 2018 to honour the early Platinum and Gold level donors who have kick-started the community project to build Jones Bridge on the South Huron Trail.

Job - Rock Glen CA Assistant

(Employment Opportunities)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) seeks a Rock Glen Conservation Area Assistant to assist the Rock Glen Conservation Area Superintendent to serve the public at a recreation area while protecting the environment.

Charity golf supports bridge

(Media Releases)  The South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament has chosen to donate net proceeds from this year’s charity golf tourney to the community project to build a new pedestrian trail bridge on the South Huron Trail.

56,000 trees planted

(Media Releases)  Tree planters at Ausable Bayfield Conservation have planted more than 56,000 trees in the spring of 2018. This is the highest single-year total for spring tree plantings by staff in the watershed in the past ten years.

Office closed Monday, July 2

(Service Disruptions)  For Canada Day weekend, the office is closed on Monday, July 2, 2018. Happy Canada Day!

New South Huron Trail Mobile

(Media Releases)  The South Huron Trail Mobile rides again. People with limited mobility can once again experience nature on the South Huron Trail thanks to the purchase of a new South Huron Trail Mobile.

$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.
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