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  • Capturing carbon at Footprints to Forests

    Local conservation authorities have planted thousands of trees and captured hundreds of tonnes of greenhouse gases, since 2014, thanks to donations to the Carbon Footprints to Forests program.
    Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020

  • Seeking nominations for Conservationist Award

    Do you know a person, business, farm, community group, or organization doing great work to protect water, soil, and habitat for living things in Ausable Bayfield watersheds? If so, you are invited to nominate them for the Conservationist of the Year Award
    Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020

  • Limousine ride prize for Dinner Early Bird Draw

    It’s the start of a new decade and a local community committee is set to embark upon its fourth decade of a charity auction event in support of conservation projects in local communities.
    Posted: Friday, January 17, 2020

  • Education programs for local libraries

    Conservation educators from Ausable Bayfield Conservation are delivering free one-hour programs for libraries in Ausable Bayfield watersheds.
    Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

  • Summer Nature Day Camps return in 2020

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation is pleased to announce that popular WILD Summer Nature Day Camps are returning in 2020.
    Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

  • Funding secured for 2020 tree planting projects

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) can continue to help landowners with tree planting grants in 2020 thanks to recent support from several funding partners.
    Posted: Friday, January 10, 2020

  • Ontario's Special Advisor on Flooding reports

    The Province of Ontario's Special Advisor on Flooding, Doug McNeil, released his report on November 28. Conservation Ontario said, in a news release, they are pleased the report recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play ...
    Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

  • Five ways to limit soil compaction

    World Soil Day 2019 is Thursday, December 5. Soil compaction is an issue of local focus this year. Wet weather has made it difficult to harvest. That has led to damage to soil.
    Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

  • Community partners meet to plan 10th WinterFest

    Family Day WinterFest South Huron is on Holiday Monday, February 17, 2020.
    Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

  • Give gift to nature as alternative

    A present doesn’t have to have wrapping paper, bows, and ribbons to be a gift. A local charity asks you to consider some ‘green’ gifts this year.
    Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019