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  • Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program returns

    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


  • Thousands of water quality projects in Huron

    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


  • Volunteers keep thousands of items out of lake

    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


  • Be aware of erosion, bluff stability

    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


  • Lake Huron water levels above average

    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


  • This Earth Day, reduce plastic pollution

    Earth Day is Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018


  • Rain gardens are helping to protect Lake Huron

    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


  • When it seems there is no land left for trees ...

    Landowners plant tens of thousands of trees locally; Funding may be available to help cover some of the costs.
    Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018


  • Beach cleanup honoured mother's son

    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





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