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  • Canada approves Ausable River Action Plan

    Canada has approved a new action plan to protect important species in the Ausable River watershed. The Ausable River Action Plan was posted to Canada’s species at risk public registry on March 3, 2020 following public consultation.
    Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020

  • Exeter Lions Club brings back 50-50 draw

    The Exeter Lions Club held its first 50-50 draw, for community projects supported by the Conservation Dinner, last year (2019). The raffle was such a success the club is bringing the idea back in 2020. Raffle tickets are available now.
    Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

  • 'Build it and they will come' and wildlife did!

    A retired Denfield-area couple is enjoying native plants, frogs, birds, butterflies, and turtles in the four-acre wetland they created on their property.
    Posted: Wednesday, March 18, 2020

  • New Vice Chair, new Chair for ABCA Board

    Ausable Bayfield Conservation has a new Chair and Vice Chair - elected at the February 20, 2020 Annual Meeting.
    Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020

  • 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

  • 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