Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority

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Nature day camp on PA Days

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation plans to host “rain, snow, or shine” nature day camps on three Professional Activity Day (PA Day) Fridays this autumn: on September 28; November 2; and December 7.

Owl Prowl on November 3

(Media Releases)  Ausable Bayfield Conservation hosts the annual Owl Prowl event at Morrison Dam Conservation Area, east of Exeter, on Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Hundreds at turtle release

(Media Releases)  A fun learning event for the public, to observe the release of turtle hatchlings back into the wild, keeps growing. There were 925 people who attended the third year of the turtle release event, held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Morrison Dam Conservati

More than 200 at open houses

(Media Releases)  More than 200 people attended two public information open houses, about shoreline management, held in Thedford and Zurich in August of 2018. Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) hosted the first open house on Saturday, August 11 in Thedford and

Tree order form online

(Media Releases)  Tree planting crews, working with local landowners and other partners, planted more than 56,000 trees this past spring, achieving Ausable Bayfield Conservation’s highest spring total in ten years. Local landowners will be helping to build on that succes

Bob Down donates to bridge

(Media Releases)  Another generous community member has made a platinum-level donation to Jones Bridge, a new pedestrian bridge to be built on the South Huron Trail. Bob Down, of the Exeter area, is the latest person to make a donation at this level to help make the commun

Golf tourney raises $6,000

(Media Releases)  The South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament on August 27, 2018 raised more than $6,000 towards a new pedestrian trail bridge on the South Huron Trail.

Car show September 15, 2018

(Media Releases)  Arkona Lions and Lioness clubs host the Bruce Redman Antique Car Show on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at scenic Rock Glen Conservation Area, 8680 Rock Glen Road, Arkona, Ontario, Canada.

Jr. Conservationist Column

(Media Releases)  Ellen Glavin, University of Guelph student from Mt. Carmel area, learned about plants, animals working on wetlands, other conservation projects.

Turtle release event August 30

(Media Releases)  The Third Annual Turtle Hatchling Release turtle information event takes place at Morrison Dam Conservation Area, 2 km east of Exeter, at 71108 Morrison Line, south of Highway 83, on Thursday, August 30, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
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