ERCA has a broad range of reports, videos, fact sheets, news releases and more to assist in helping to create a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable environment.

View from a hunting blind
Friday, September 18, 2020

Holiday Beach Hunt Program to be conducted digitally

With continued restrictions in place for public gatherings and events, Holiday Beach Conservation Area’s hunting programs have converted to a digital platform.  For the 2020-2021 season, blinds will be available…

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poster on easel in front of barn
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Service Disruption: The John R. Park Homestead site will be closed for parking lot construction beginning Monday, September 21.

Service Disruption: The John R. Park Homestead site will be closed for parking lot construction beginning Monday, September 21. No site access will be permitted to ensure safety for all….

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Call for Tender: Holiday Beach Surface Treatment – Phase II

This project is to provide road improvements to selected areas of Holiday Beach Conservation Area. Tenders will be accepted until July 7th, 2020, at 12:30 p.m.   The full PDF…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Request for Tender: John R. Park Homestead Shoreline Improvements

REQUEST FOR TENDERS John R. Park Homestead Shoreline Improvements PROJECT NO. 18-046 The project involves the repair of the existing armour rock revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline and the…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

ERCA Thanks Essential Workers

In honour of Earth Day 2020, we wished to express our sincerest appreciation to all those who are working to keep us safe.


Monday, December 16, 2019

Essex County Demonstration Farm Annual Report – 2019

The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and partners from the agricultural community established the Essex County Demonstration Farm (ECDF) at Holiday Beach Conservation Area in 1996 to demonstrate best management…

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Colchester to Southeast Shoal Littoral Cell Study

The Colchester to Southeast Shoal littoral cell is located on the north shore of Lake Erie in the shallow western basin. The study objectives were to: Calculate historical shoreline change…

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