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  • Municipal staff presented at Flood Emergency Planning Meeting.

    Local municipalities share experiences with floods

    More than 30 people, including municipal Community Emergency Management Coordinators and local emergency response personnel, attended the annual Flood Emergency Planning Meeting on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.
    Posted: Wednesday, February 19, 2020

  • Call first when considering work in regulated area

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority says people can save time, avoid unnecessary costs by talking to staff first about plans in regulated areas.
    Posted: Thursday, January 23, 2020

  • Capturing carbon at Footprints to Forests

    Local conservation authorities have planted thousands of trees, since 2014, to capture hundreds of tonnes of greenhouse gases, thanks to donations to the Carbon Footprints to Forests program.
    Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020

  • Education programs for local libraries

    Conservation educators from Ausable Bayfield Conservation are delivering free one-hour programs for libraries in Ausable Bayfield watersheds.
    Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

  • Summer Nature Day Camps return in 2020

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation is pleased to announce that popular WILD Summer Nature Day Camps are returning in 2020.
    Posted: Thursday, January 16, 2020

  • Funding secured for 2020 tree planting projects

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) can continue to help landowners with tree planting grants in 2020 thanks to recent support from several funding partners.
    Posted: Friday, January 10, 2020

  • Ontario's Special Advisor on Flooding reports

    The Province of Ontario's Special Advisor on Flooding, Doug McNeil, released his report on November 28. Conservation Ontario said, in a news release, they are pleased the report recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play ...
    Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

  • Five ways to limit soil compaction

    World Soil Day 2019 was December 5. Soil compaction was an issue of local focus. Wet weather made it difficult to harvest. That led to damage to soil.
    Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019

  • Give gift to nature as alternative

    A present doesn’t have to have wrapping paper, bows, and ribbons to be a gift. A local charity asks you to consider some ‘green’ gifts this year.
    Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019