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Hillman marsh with bright blue sky
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Notice of Temporary Conservation Area Closure

With the recent warm weather, frost is thawing causing roadways to become soft. In order to prevent damage to the roads and pathways, the following Conservation Areas are temporarily closed…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Earth Day contest calling for student submissions

Essex – In celebration of the countdown to Earth Day, the Essex Region Conservation Authority and Detroit River Canadian Cleanup are asking students in the Windsor-Essex Region to highlight how…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Earth Day Tree Planting Date Scheduled for Sunday, April 28th

 Windsor – Join Essex Region Conservation, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup, and hundreds of individuals from across the region for the 20th annual Earth Day Tree Planting Celebration, happening from…

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Aerial image of Peche Island with a group of people aboard a large canoe
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Climate Change, Phosphorus reduction top priorities for 2019

Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will continue to focus on climate change and phosphorus reduction, as confirmed by its 2019 budget priorities. “Canadians have identified climate change as…

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3 flagpoles stand tall outside of the ERCA office building
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Essex Region Conservation Authority to meet

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its Board of Directors’ meeting on Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 pm at the Essex Civic and Education Centre, 360…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Maple Syrup Festival Kicks off the sweet taste of spring

Essex – The John R. Park Homestead’s sweet slate of spring events kicks off on Saturday, March 2 with the region’s premier Maple Syrup Festival, happening from 11am to 4pm. Due…

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Interesting tree growth
Friday, January 25, 2019

Free Tree Planting and Care Workshop

Essex– The Essex Region Conservation Authority will host a free Tree Planting and Care Workshop on Tuesday, January 29 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at the Essex Civic Centre –…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Irek Kusmierczyk to Chair Essex Region Conservation Authority

Essex Region – Councillor Irek Kusmierczyk was acclaimed as Chair of the Essex Region Conservation Authority at the Annual General Meeting of January 24. A Councillor for the City of…

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Essex Region Conservation Honours Award Winners

 Essex Region –  Eight  organizations and individuals have been honoured with Essex Region Conservation Awards for their efforts in making the Windsor/Essex/Pelee Island region the Place for Life. “It’s always…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Essex Region Conservation to host Annual General Meeting

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 24 at 6:00 pm at the Essex Civic and Education Centre, 360 Fairview…

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