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  • Continue tree planting legacy - order trees

    People aren't necessarily thinking about spring at this time of the year but now is a good time to order trees for planting windbreaks or other reforestation projects, according to Ausable Bayfield Conservation.
    Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

  • Spring tree order form available

    The spring 2019 tree order form is available.
    Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

  • VanDriel Excavating donates $5,000 to Jones Bridge

    A generous platinum-level donation of $5,000, from VanDriel Excavating Inc., of the Clinton area, to the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Project, is bringing the community closer to reaching the fundraising goal needed to complete the Jones Bri
    Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

  • B. M. Ross and Associates donate to Jones Bridge

    B. M. Ross and Associates Limited, of Goderich, has made a generous donation of $2,500 to support the community project to build a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail, giving people a safer, more scenic alternative to walking beside vehicle tra
    Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

  • Innovative drainage project

    Clinton, ON – Funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership) will support an innovative project to demonstrate and monitor contoured drainage on a field at the Huron County demonstration farm near Clinton.
    Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2018

  • Give gift of community

    A community committee invites people to consider giving ‘the gift of community’ this Christmas holiday season by buying tickets for the 30th Conservation Dinner. The charitable auction on April 11, 2019 will be a very special one as this local success
    Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

  • Grand Bend Foundation donates

    The Grand Bend Community Foundation announced 2018 grants - $60,000+ to the community - including a generous donation to Jones Bridge, a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail.
    Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

  • Exeter Chrysler donation

    Exeter Chrysler has made a generous platinum-level donation of $5,000 to the community project to build Jones Bridge, a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail.
    Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018

  • First steps on Jones Bridge

    It was an exciting moment as members of the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Community Working Group took ceremonial ‘first steps’ on Jones Bridge after the new trail bridge was placed at the South Huron Trail site, downstream of Morrison Da
    Posted: Monday, December 3, 2018

  • GBCF support for Jones Bridge

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation and Jones Bridge Project is among recipients of generous community support by the Grand Bend Community Foundation.
    Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018

  • Shoreline Management Draft

    The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Board of Directors met on Thursday, November 22 and approved the release, for public review and comment, of an updated new Draft Proposed Shoreline Management Plan (SMP).
    Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

  • Owl Prowl $900 for bridge

    Attendees at the Owl Prowl donated $900 towards Jones Bridge, the new pedestrian bridge being built on the South Huron Trail to make the community safer and more active.
    Posted: Thursday, November 22, 2018

  • Now great time to donate

    Where did November go? The year 2018 is drawing to a close and now is an excellent time to consider charitable donations, according to the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Community Working Group.
    Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

  • Jones Bridge placed at site

    The local community has surpassed $250,000 in donations or pledges raised for a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail. There is a need for $50,000 more in donations to reach the fundraising goal to complete the Jones Bridge project.
    Posted: Friday, November 16, 2018

  • World Soil Day December 5

    December is a busy time. It can be hard to stay ‘grounded’ – but you can get ‘grounded’ on December 5, 2018 for World Soil Day, according to the organizers of a local soil health social media campaign.
    Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Low water advisory removed

    The Water Response Team (WRT) has removed the Level 1 Low Water Advisory for the Bayfield River watershed.
    Posted: Thursday, November 15, 2018

  • Hunting on some ABCA lands

    The days are getting shorter but the public use of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) properties continues to be strong and will even increase with the deer hunting seasons coming up in November.
    Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018

  • Optimists donate to Bridge

    The South Huron Optimist Club has donated $1,000 to the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation towards the community project to build a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail.
    Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018

  • Canada EcoAction Funding

    The Government of Canada has announced $4.3 million in Canadian funding to support 58 new EcoAction Community Funding Program projects across the country. The announced EcoAction funding includes $100,000 to Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation.
    Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018