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Thursday, September 19, 2019

Holiday Beach to Reopen for Festival of Hawks

Amherstburg –  Thanks to the hard work of ERCA’s staff and contractors hired to aid in the cleanup, Holiday Beach will be reopened on Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September…

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Saturday, September 14, 2019

Festival of Hawks Cancelled for September 14/15

Amherstburg – We regret to report that due to the severity of the storm damages sustained at Holiday Beach yesterday, the park must be closed this weekend for significant safety…

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Large creek with forested background
Friday, September 13, 2019

ERCA Outlines Challenges for 2020

 Essex  –  The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) has begun to identify challenges and risks for the 2020 year, as the impacts of provincial changes remain to be seen. “Though…

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Hawk
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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…

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Aerial image of Peche Island with a group of people aboard a large canoe
Monday, August 19, 2019

Province Moves to Constrain Conservation Authorities’ Programs and Services

Newmarket  – Conservation authorities and Conservation Ontario are stunned by a letter that the Province circulated recommending that conservation authorities start shutting down any programs not related to their ‘core…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

High Water Level Information Sessions

Essex Region – With continued record-high lake and river levels significantly impacting the Windsor-Essex region, the City of Windsor, County of Essex and all regional municipalities, together with the Essex…

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A volunteer in period costume blacksmiths at the John R. Park Homestead.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Lost Arts Found at the John R. Park Homestead

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…

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Holiday Beach Conservation Area entrance sign
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Road Work at Holiday Beach

On Thursday July 11, lanes will be restricted due to road work at Holiday Beach. Traffic will be able to move through the park, but  please be prepared for minor…

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Monday, July 8, 2019

ACF Support for Holiday Beach Cycling Trail

On July 3, Essex Region Conservation was proud to join the launch of the Amherstburg Community Foundation (ACF), which has chosen to support the creation of a new nature trail…

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Registration Open for the Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour

Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Foundation is ready to welcome hundreds of cyclists to the “Place for Life” in late September for the Essex Region Conservation Bike Tour. Back…

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