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  • Ann Johns, Exeter, wins limo ride Early Bird Draw

    The charitable fundraiser is going to be extra special for Exeter’s Ann Johns who bought her Dinner ticket early and was eligible for the Early Bird Prize Draw and was drawn as the winner.
    Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

  • Wuerth's donates $4,000 to Jones Bridge Project

    Wuerth’s Shoes Ltd. is helping to make the community safer and more active with a generous $4,000 donation towards the Jones Bridge community project for the new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail.
    Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019

  • Students raise $1,600 for pedestrian trail bridge

    Students from South Huron District High School (SHDHS) in Exeter, Ontario have helped to make their community safer and more active by raising $1,612.75 for the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Project. “It’s nice to be able to make a differ
    Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • Seeking conservation award nominations

    Do you know a person, business, farm, or group doing great work to protect water, soil, and living things in Ausable Bayfield watersheds? If so, Ausable Bayfield Conservation invites you to nominate them for the Conservationist of the Year Award.
    Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • Two nature day camps in 2019

    Campers at one of two nature day camps offered by Ausable Bayfield Conservation will spend a week wondering, investigating, learning, and discovering the natural world.
    Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • Managed forest plans offer benefits

    Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP) provides landowners opportunity to learn more about their forest while benefitting from reduced property tax rates The Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP) recognizes the significance and environmental
    Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

  • Early Bird Prize announced for Dinner

    Early purchasers of tickets to charitable auction have chance to win limo ride, for up to 14 people, to and from fundraising event in Exeter, courtesy of Wave.limo, of Grand Bend.
    Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

  • World Wetlands Day is February 2

    World Wetlands Day is observed around the planet on February 2 of each year. This global day is also a time for local efforts to promote the value of wetlands and other stormwater improvements.
    Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2019

  • Grants help schools do environmental projects

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation is inviting local schools help their community and to become Watershed Champions. As part of the initiative, the local conservation authority has announced it is offering up to four grants of up to $500 each.
    Posted: Monday, January 21, 2019

  • 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