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Coastal Video Posted

(Media Releases)  Video of April 20 presentation is now available. Dr. Robin Davidson-Arnott, Coastal processes expert speaks to ABCA Board of Directors.

Native plants added to sale

(Media Releases)  The Bayfield Garden Club is hosting its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The club is adding native plants to the selection this year.

Public open houses in June

(Media Releases)  People interested in shoreline management in Ausable Bayfield watersheds are invited to attend public information open houses to be held on two Saturdays in June of 2017. Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is hosting the two events. The first

Huron supports water projects

(Media Releases)  The County of Huron announced it will provide $400,000 in funding support this year for projects in Huron County that project local water quality. County landowners, residents and community groups have completed more than 2,236 projects since 2004 thanks

Award for Hensall's Evan Krebs

(Media Releases)  Melissa Prout, a conservation educator with Ausable Bayfield Conservation, presents the Conservation Award for the Huron-Perth Sci-Tech Encounters Regional Science and Inventors’ Fair, 2017, to Evan Krebs, of Hensall.

Patrols to prevent vandalism

(Media Releases)  Community members have volunteered to keep an eye on the South Huron, especially in the evenings and report suspicious activity. "I'm hoping that this increased public presence on the trail will deter any future offences," said Kate Monk.

Canada's 150th at Dinner

(Media Releases)  A giant flag of Canada and a finely-detailed 14-foot-wide ice sculpture, with a Canadian theme, greeted the crowd at the 28th Conservation Dinner.

Canada pass for national parks

(Announcements)  There is free admission, each year, to all of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) conservation areas except Rock Glen Conservation Area (RGCA) near Arkona. There is a gate fee for Rock Glen CA, which includes famous Rock Glen Falls and the Arko

Dinner early bird prizes

(Media Releases)  Early Bird Draw prize winners winners are Shannon Hrudka, of J. M. R. Electric Ltd., and Craig Horlor, of Dark Horse Estate Winery Inc. Each prize is for $125 worth of gas thanks to a generous donation from Dave Moore Fuels Ltd. of Exeter.

Fifty at rain garden workshop

(Media Releases)  About 50 people came to the Bayfield Town Hall on a rainy Saturday morning in March to learn about rain gardens and how to construct them. The workshop was held on March 25, 2017. “We had a great turnout for this workshop,” said Hope Brock, Healthy Wa