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  • Impacts on flooding, streamflow

    Seasonal patterns are changing for streamflow and precipitation in southern Ontario. These weather patterns are changing differently in urban and rural watersheds, however.
    Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • Koos and Nathalie Vermue win Conservation Award

    Koos and Nathalie Vermue, agricultural producers from the Bayfield area, were honoured by Ausable Bayfield Conservation with the Conservationist of the Year Award at a March 21, 2019 partner appreciation evening.
    Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • Former feature artists invited to return for 30th

    Reaching 30 years of Conservation Dinners is a milestone for the community. We wanted to do something special, said Co-Chair Jim Beckett. Inviting former feature artists to return for this special Dinner was an appropriate way to recognize them.
    Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

  • New 50-50 draw for community

    A 50-50 Draw is to be held for first time, by Exeter Lions Club, in conjunction with the Conservation Dinner. The winning raffle ticket is to be drawn on the evening of the 30th charity auction but the winner does not need to be there to win.
    Posted: Friday, March 1, 2019

  • Bridge donation in Brian Clarke's memory

    The family of the late Brian Clarke has made a generous donation of $5,000, in Brian's memory, to help make the community safer and more active through stairs linking trail with Jones Bridge.
    Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

  • New Shoreline Management Plan SMP approved

    It has been more than four years in the making but there is now a new, updated Shoreline Management Plan for the Lake Huron shoreline within the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority’s area.
    Posted: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

  • Flood Emergency Planning Meeting held

    Gerald Cheng, Warning Preparedness Meteorologist at Environment and Climate Change Canada, spoke at an annual Flood Emergency Planning Meeting, hosted by Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA), and attended by more than 30 people.
    Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

  • Floods, streamflow - Partner Appreciation Evening

    The conservation awards are to be followed by the keynote presentation by Trevor Dickinson, Professor Emeritus, University of Guelph. He is to speak on the topic of Climate Change and Development in Rural Areas: Impacts on Streamflow and Floods in Souther
    Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

  • Ann Johns, Exeter, wins limo ride Early Bird Draw

    The charitable fundraiser is going to be extra special for Exeter’s Ann Johns who bought her Dinner ticket early and was eligible for the Early Bird Prize Draw and was drawn as the winner.
    Posted: Friday, February 15, 2019

  • Wuerth's donates $4,000 to Jones Bridge Project

    Wuerth's Shoes Ltd. is helping to make the community safer and more active with a generous $4,000 donation towards the Jones Bridge community project for the new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail.
    Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2019

  • Students raise $1,600 for pedestrian trail bridge

    Students from South Huron District High School (SHDHS) in Exeter, Ontario have helped to make their community safer and more active by raising $1,612.75 for the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Project.
    Posted: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • Two nature day camps in 2019

    Campers at one of two nature day camps offered by Ausable Bayfield Conservation will spend a week wondering, investigating, learning, and discovering the natural world.
    Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

  • Managed forest plans offer benefits

    Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP) provides landowners opportunity to learn more about their forest while benefitting from reduced property tax rates The Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program (MFTIP) recognizes the significance and environmental
    Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2019

  • VanDriel Excavating donates $5,000 to Jones Bridge

    A generous platinum-level donation of $5,000, from VanDriel Excavating Inc., of the Clinton area, to the Pedestrian Bridge on the South Huron Trail Project, is bringing the community closer to reaching the fundraising goal needed to complete the Jones Bri
    Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019

  • B. M. Ross and Associates donate to Jones Bridge

    B. M. Ross and Associates Limited, of Goderich, has made a generous donation of $2,500 to support the community project to build a new pedestrian bridge on the South Huron Trail, giving people a safer, more scenic alternative to walking beside vehicle tra
    Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019