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  • Wetland educational activity

    Where would you put the buildings? Create your own community plan by creating a collage of what you think goes where near a wetland.
    Posted: Friday, December 2, 2022

  • ABCA sends letter to Province re: Bill 23

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority is sending a letter to the Province of Ontario in response to Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022.
    Posted: Monday, November 28, 2022

  • ABCA contracts Tenet Security to enforce rules

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) has contracted Tenet Security Group to enforce rules for conservation lands and trails ABCA owns and/or manages.
    Posted: Monday, November 28, 2022

  • ABCA responds to proposed changes in Bill 23

    Premier Doug Ford and his government announced Bill 23, the More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022, on October 25. The bill includes changes to the Conservation Authorities Act with respect to development in Ontario.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 22, 2022

  • Funding support for Triebner Tract forest, wetland

    Thanks to community and funding support, Ausable Bayfield Conservation staff have planted 8,000 trees and have begun enhancing the wetlands at Triebner Tract, between Hensall and Exeter.
    Posted: Thursday, November 17, 2022

  • Owl Prowls raise $1,000 for conservation education

    More than 130 people attended Owl Prowls at two conservation areas in October and November.
    Posted: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

  • Hunting on some ABCA lands

    When people purchase a Hunting Permit, they are permitted to hunt at certain ABCA properties designated as Conservation Forests where hunting is permitted.
    Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2022

  • Partners research water, climate in Parkhill

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation staff collect, analyze local data as part of water, climate research in Parkhill Watershed.
    Posted: Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Monitoring informs OAC restoration

    Monitoring of water quality and aquatic species informs restoration work in the important Old Ausable Channel (OAC) ecosystem in the Grand Bend area.
    Posted: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

  • Highlighting local water quality research

    Find out about original research happening along or near Lake Huron's shore.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

  • Local staff work with U.S. researchers

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation helps to study Lake Huron water quality.
    Posted: Tuesday, September 6, 2022