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  • Order trees - Fall tree order form now available

    The fall tree order form is ready online for free download at the abca.ca website.
    Posted: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  • Love Your Greats photo contest deadline extended

    This year, Ausable Bayfield Conservation would like to see your actions to protect your Great Lakes and invites the community to share their actions in the form of a photo contest.
    Posted: Friday, August 2, 2019

  • Funds support landowner projects for Ausable River

    The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is receiving $100,000 in federal funding to help aquatic Species at Risk in the Ausable River watershed. Most of the funding will go to rural landowners for projects on agricultural and other rural land
    Posted: Monday, July 29, 2019

  • How to water your trees the right amount

    Read our tips to find out how to make sure your trees get enough water - but not too much. Warmer, drier weather has come to many parts of our watershed community so we would like to remind you of the need to water trees, especially young trees, each week
    Posted: Friday, July 26, 2019

  • South Huron Trail Mobile has new volunteer driver

    Exeter's Jim Hayter is the newest volunteer driver of the Trail Mobile, a modified electric cart for people with limited mobility.
    Posted: Monday, July 22, 2019

  • Beware of Giant Hogweed

    That plant you find outdoors may be a common and harmless native plant called Purple Angelica or it could be the dangerous and invasive Giant Hogweed. Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) staff members advise you to avoid contact.
    Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019

  • Septic grant applications until August 31, 2019

    The Huron County Clean Water Project grant review committee has approved the first grants supporting septic system replacements under the new septic system grant category introduced in 2019. The second period for applications is open until August 31, 2019
    Posted: Friday, June 21, 2019

  • Hundreds attend drainage innovation demo day

    Four tile contractors were installing innovative drainage tile at Huron County's Huronview Demonstration Farm near Clinton, Ontario on Saturday, June 15, 2019 and more than 350 people came out to see it.
    Posted: Tuesday, June 18, 2019

  • Charity golf for trail August 26

    Golfers invited to play in tourney, have fun, support trail at fourteenth annual charitable golf tournament on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Ironwood Golf Club near Exeter
    Posted: Monday, June 10, 2019

  • Volunteers, students plant at Jessica's House

    About 50 students from Precious Blood Catholic School and several volunteers from Community Living South Huron worked to protect water by planting rain garden plants at Jessica's House Residential Hospice in Exeter on Wednesday, May 29, 2019.
    Posted: Friday, May 31, 2019

  • Flooding hits local communities May 25

    Heavy rainfall from a series of thunderstorms early in the morning on Saturday, May 25, 2019 caused flooding which hit hard in communities in the south of the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) watershed. Parkhill, Ailsa Craig, Nairn, and Luca
    Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2019