Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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Trout Fishing Derby on May 5 - Saturday, May 5, 2018

(Events)  The 34th Annual Trout Fishing Derby is on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon at Morrison Dam Reservoir (Morrison Lake). This event is sponsored by the Exeter Lions Club and the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation.

Native plants at plant sale

(Media Releases)  Native plants are back this year at the annual Bayfield Garden Club Plant Sale. The Bayfield Garden Club hosts its Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or until sold out.

New date for Bio-Strip Tillage

(Service Disruptions)  The Bio-Strip Tillage Workshop has been rescheduled to a new date. The workshop will now take place on: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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

Wetlands reduce flood risks

(Media Releases)  More than 60 people, at an annual conservation awards evening, heard that flood-related damages are going up but preserving wetlands can help to reduce risk from those floods.

Agriculture, Water Festival

(Media Releases)  The Huron Perth Agriculture and Water Festival - where you will find a mix of water, agriculture, and hundreds of local students - is returning to Seaforth in 2018.
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