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  • Grants for local school projects

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation invites local schools to become champions for a healthy and clean watershed.
    Posted: Friday, January 8, 2021

  • Ten reasons to plant trees in 2021

    Local landowners continue to plant tens of thousands of trees each year. By planting trees you build on a long legacy of tree planting in Ausable and Bayfield River watersheds.
    Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2021

  • 75th Anniversary

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation invites the public to help celebrate 75 years of conservation in this watershed community during the organization’s 75th anniversary year, in 2021.
    Posted: Thursday, December 31, 2020

  • Province approves Bill 229, including Schedule 6

    The Province of Ontario approved Bill 229, Ontario’s Budget Measures Act, including the controversial Schedule 6, on December 8, 2020.
    Posted: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

  • First phase of streambank restoration completed

    Thanks to funding from the Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) and the dedication of Southcott Pines Park Association and Ontario Streams, the first phase of an OAC streambank restoration project is completed.
    Posted: Wednesday, November 25, 2020

  • New conservation education programs in 2021

    New for January 2021, Ausable Bayfield Conservation is introducing two new outdoor conservation education programs for students in kindergarten to Grade 3.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • Adopting cover crops in 2020

    Find out about local farmers adopting cover crops and about No-Till November!
    Posted: Friday, November 20, 2020

  • ABCA properties, trails open to public

    Properties and trails owned and/or managed by Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) are open for public use contingent on following public health direction.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 3, 2020

  • Virtual tour of Seaforth water treatment

    Do you know where your drinking water comes from and how it's treated? A new video provides a virtual tour inside the Seaforth water treatment facility and water tower in Huron East.
    Posted: Sunday, November 1, 2020