News

Friday, December 7, 2018

Maurice Chauvin recognized with 2018 Conservation Farm Award

The winner of the 2018 Conservation Farm Award was announced at the Essex Soil & Crop Improvement Association (ESCIA) Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 6, 2018.  The award is presented…

Read More

Interesting tree growth
Thursday, December 6, 2018

Grants available for tree planting and BMPs

Essex– The Essex Region Conservation Authority is offering grants of up to 80% for projects that help protect our environment.  “There’s still time to submit a crop nutrient plan application…

Read More

Friday, November 30, 2018

Old-Fashioned Holiday Fun at the John R. Park Homestead

Essex – The John R. Park Homestead Conservation Area will celebrate this year’s holiday season in pioneer style with the Christmas in the Country special event on Sunday, December 9…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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….

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More