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Board meeting moved to Oct 26

(Service Disruptions)  The regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) has been rescheduled from October 19, 2017 to Thursday, October 26 at 10 a.m. The agenda is to be posted under Agendas in the Publications and Downloads pages

Job - Water, Planning Manager

(Employment Opportunities)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) is taking applications for the position of Water and Planning Manager. This position is an intermediate-level engineering position with opportunity to work on a variety of projects within the Water Manage

Enjoy Bannockburn

(Service Disruptions)  There is no formally organized Bannockburn Fall Hike in 2017. However, we do encourage you to visit Bannockburn Conservation Area, 76249 Bannockburn Line, Varna, between Brucefield and Bayfield, on your own or as a family this October. We also invite you

Gord Miller in Thedford

(Media Releases)  The former Ontario Environmental Commissioner, Gord Miller, is to speak in Thedford (south of Grand Bend) on Friday, October 20, 2017. His topic is what we can do about the climate crisis. He is featured at the Earth Rises II event. It takes place at the

Earth Rises II in Thedford

(Media Releases)  In Thedford, free admission, on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Legacy Recreation Centre, 16 Allen Street, is Earth Rises II - Think Global, Act Local Now!, featuring Gord Miller, former Ontario Environmental Commissioner.

Beach cleanup honoured Brandon

(Media Releases)  The Bayfield and area community honoured the memory of Brandon J. Lemieux by taking part in a beach cleanup on September 16, 2017.

Owl Prowl 2017

(Media Releases)  The yearly Morrison Dam Owl Prowl takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017 east of Exeter. Those who take part can meet live owls brought in from Mountsberg Raptor Centre.

550 attend turtle release

(Media Releases)  Organizers estimate 550 people attended the second turtle hatchling release event at Morrison Dam Conservation Area east of Exeter on Thursday, August 31, 2017. People of all ages came from far and wide for the turtle release event. They came from as far

Golf tourney raises $5,000

(Media Releases)  The winning team at the 12th South Huron Trail Fundraiser Golf Tournament, held at Ironwood Golf Club east of Exeter, on August 28, 2017 was (from left to right in photo) Steve Thomas; Jim DeBlock; Craig Hebert; and Bob Illman. They are shown accepting bu

Student award winner

(Media Releases)  The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Foundation (ABCF) presents a $1,000 Student Environmental Award each year. The Foundation announced that the 2017 winner is Marina Lather, of Centralia.