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Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation

The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation was incorporated in 1974 as a registered, charitable, non-profit organization whose aim is to promote conservation projects in the Ausable Bayfield watershed. As such, the Foundation is a self-governing body with a membership comprised of volunteer watershed residents governed by nine Board of Directors.


  • Dave Frayne, Chair
  • Charles Miner, Vice Chair
  • Bob Radtke, Past Chair
  • Anne Melady
  • Janet Clarke
  • David McClure
  • Robert Norris
  • Roger Lewington
Staff and Advisors
  • Tina Crown, Treasurer
  • Abigail Gutteridge, Secretary
  • Sharon Pavkeje – Foundation Assistant
  • Brian Horner, ABCA General Manager and Secretary-Treasurer

The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation seeks the support of individuals, groups and corporations who are interested in contributing toward special conservation projects that will benefit the residents of the watershed.

These donations are greatly appreciated and acknowledged by a charitable receipt.

To make a donation call us at 519-235-2610 or toll-free 1-888-286-2610.

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Mandate - Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation

Download the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) Mandate document:

Conservation Dinner

The Conservation Dinner each year supports the work of the Foundation.

To learn more go to 'Projects' page on this website or visit the Conservation Dinner website: