Continuing to deliver services while office closed to visitors
NOTICE OF SERVICE DISRUPTION – Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA)
DATE OF NOTICE: January 13, 2021
Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) continues to provide environmental services during pandemic-response emergency
ABCA office remains closed to visitors until further notice
The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) office remains closed to visitors until further notice, during the current pandemic.
The Province of Ontario declared, on January 12, 2021, the second provincial emergency Stay-at-Home Order, and enhanced enforcement measures to reduce mobility, in order to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health pandemic and to save lives.
ABCA is helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by implementing protective measures, as directed by the Province.
Staff of all departments of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority are working and staff are equipped to work remotely and by email. You may continue to email staff through the staff contact list on the Ausable Bayfield Conservation website at abca.ca at this web page:
Correspondence can be mailed or faxed to the office or delivered to the front-door mail slot.
Staff continue to deliver essential services such as flood forecasting and warning and planning and regulations, conservation areas, stewardship, environmental monitoring, etc. but the current Stay-at-Home emergency order period will require modifications to program delivery and some delays may be expected during the emergency period.
During the Stay-at-Home Order emergency order period, conservation education programs will be delivered in modified ways including synchronous learning opportunities and staff will be available to help with resource needs of teachers.
Schoolyard visits are cancelled.
Conservation areas and trails remain open but visitors must observe all pandemic protocols as directed by the Province of Ontario public health authorities and must observe all rules for these areas.
We encourage you all to do your part to limit the spread of coronavirus in your watershed communities.
Please follow the direction of the Province of Ontario and public health in your county.