News

3 flagpoles stand tall outside of the ERCA office building
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Essex Region Conservation to meet

Essex Region –The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) will hold the regular meeting of its Board of Directors on Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 pm at the Essex Civic and…

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Dirt trail through forest bathed in golden evening light
Monday, November 5, 2018

Environmental Excellence to be Awarded

Essex Region –  Essex Region Conservation is seeking nominees who have made an environment impact in the Place for Life!  “Over the past 27 years, we’ve had the opportunity to…

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Municipal representatives sitting in on a workshop presentation.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Regional Approach to Building Urban Flood Resilience

Essex Region – Representatives from municipalities, the University of Windsor, the insurance industry and consulting engineers joined together on October 29 to discuss priority actions for increasing regional flood resilience….

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Ribbon cutting along the newly opened Caesars Windsor Nature Trail.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Grand Opening celebrated at Caesars Windsor Nature Trail

Windsor –  Dozens of students and neighbours gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the Caesars Windsor Nature Trail at Devonwood Conservation Area. Thanks to a donation from Caesars…

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Satellite image, showing parking location of FCA Meadow.
Friday, October 12, 2018

FCA Windsor Assembly Plant Celebrates Conservation Certification by Expanding Grand Marais Meadow

Windsor – On Sunday, October 14th, FCA Windsor Assembly Plant’s Joint Workplace Environment Committee (JWEC) will team up with the Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and the Detroit River Canadian…

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Crowd of runners wearing Santa suits running down the street
Thursday, October 4, 2018

Super Santas to Run in Support of Local Conservation

Amherstburg– Bells will be ringing in downtown Amherstburg as hundreds of jolly participants run and walk in support of the local environment at Essex Region Conservation’s annual Super Santa Run…

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Ponies pulling a wagon with children sitting inside it.
Monday, October 1, 2018

Celebrate Harvest & Horses at the Homestead

Essex – As the trees change colour and leaves crunch underfoot, there’s no better way to kick off autumn than with an outdoor celebration of the bountiful harvest. In that spirit,…

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Agricultural cover crop
Friday, September 14, 2018

Expanded Grant Program to Tackle Phosphorus

Essex Region – With funding from the Government of Canada, Essex Region Conservation is offering incentive grants to farmers who wish to create nutrient management plans and plant cover crops…

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Hawk
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Festival of Hawks returns to Holiday Beach Conservation Area

Amherstburg– All eyes will be on the skies this September as local birders and nature lovers take in one of North America’s greatest migrations. These watchers will call the Holiday…

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A volunteer in period costume blacksmiths at the John R. Park Homestead.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Homestead to Celebrate Lost Arts Festival

Essex – Essex Region Conservation is providing an opportunity to become immersed in maker culture. Join the John R. Park Homestead and over 40 local artisans and demonstrators for the annual…

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