The Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program (SARFIP) is back for 2018. Eligible best management practices and projects encompass activities around croplands, grasslands, shorelines, stream banks, wetlands, and woodlands.
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018
Huron County landowners and community groups have, with support of Huron Clean Water Project, completed close to 2,700 protects to protect local water quality. The value of the projects is more than $10 million. That's good for water and the economy.
Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018
More than 175 volunteers collected 1,072 pounds of trash, on Saturday, April 21, 2018, from the Main Beach in Goderich and the banks of the Maitland River.
Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018
Lake levels are the highest they have been in years. These higher-than-average lake levels, combined with rain, high winds and wave action lead to erosion at the base of the bluffs and an increase in gully erosion in some areas.
Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
A March 2018 Monthly Water Level Bulletin, from Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Environment and Climate Change Canada, said water levels in the Great Lakes are above the long-term average for this time of year and above the level of Chart Datum.
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018
Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, 2018.
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018
There has been considerable interest in rain gardens since demonstration gardens went in at Pioneer Park in Bayfield, said Hope Brock, Healthy Watersheds Technician with Ausable Bayfield Conservation.
Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Landowners plant tens of thousands of trees locally; Funding may be available to help cover some of the costs.
Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018
Brandon Lemieux loved to walk along the beach and he helped to keep the beach clean. He passed away on September 16, 2016. Brandon's mother, Susan, wished to honour her son's memory.
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017