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Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

Poster for turtle workshop.

Workshop to make your own turtle nest protector

Join Ausable Bayfield Conservation to learn about turtles and to build your own turtle nest protector at Port Franks Community Centre on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration is required and space is limited.
The logo wordmark for Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation with wave and Oak leaf and motto slogan tagline, 'Fostering Partnerships, Supporting Action.'

Conservation Foundation celebrates 50 years

Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) is celebrating its 50th anniversary on June 1, 2024.
A photo collage of past winners of the Student Environmental Grant.

$1,000 grant to be awarded to local student

Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) is offering a $1,000 Student Environmental Grant in 2024. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. local time, Friday, May 31, 2024.
Thanks to the community for protecting our turtles and reporting turtle sightings.
Turtle Reporting
Report your sightings of turtles here.

Find out about Rock Glen Conservation Area.
Rock Glen Conservation Area
Find out more about Rock Glen Conservation Area in Arkona, Ontario, Canada. Get answers to your Frequently Asked Questions on our Rock Glen web page at link below.