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  • Students learn about monitoring

    World Water Monitoring Day is held on September 18 each year to highlight work that monitors water quality. This year, Ausable Bayfield Conservation educated local students about monitoring water quality.
    Posted: Friday, September 15, 2023

  • Order trees now for fall planting

    Visit our tree order web page to order your trees now.
    Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2023

  • More than 500 attend turtle release

    An estimated 577 people learn about turtles and habitat at eighth annual turtle hatchling release event.
    Posted: Monday, September 11, 2023

  • New kayak launch at Morrison Reservoir

    Thanks to a community-led fundraising campaign, having raised $10,500, there is a new floating launch for kayaks on Morrison Reservoir (Morrison Lake).
    Posted: Thursday, September 7, 2023

  • Groundbreaking at new Butternut Seed Orchard

    Twenty people, including woodlot owners and project partners, attend groundbreaking ceremony.
    Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2023

  • Student enjoys summer as Jr. Conservationist

    Gwen Taylor, of the Township of Perth South, is completing her summer term as 2023 Junior Conservationist. In this column, she recounts her experiences.
    Posted: Monday, August 21, 2023

  • ABCA looks to future with new watershed strategy

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is preparing for the future of local conservation by creating a new watershed strategy. The local conservation organization is looking to the public to provide input into this plan to guide local watershed ma
    Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2023

  • Reports of dead fish in Pt. Franks, Lake Huron

    Local residents reported dead fish in Port Franks and area and in Lake Huron in July. Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) staff have visited sites in support of the Province of Ontario investigation of possible causes.
    Posted: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

  • Help prevent Oak wilt spread

    You can help to prevent spread of a fungal disease, called Oak wilt, by not transporting firewood and by not pruning Oak trees between April and November.
    Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2023

  • Funding helps make 21 wetlands projects possible

    Province of Ontario funding to Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority makes it possible for us to work with local landowners to make 21 wetland restoration and enhancement projects possible, covering about 57 acres.
    Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2023

  • YouTube channel reaches Top Ten

    Thanks to you, our videos have been viewed more than 130,000 times. You have made us among the Top Ten of conservation authorities in Ontario for video subscribers.
    Posted: Monday, July 17, 2023