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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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Friday, June 21, 2019

Teen Ranger Registration Open for Summer Program

Essex Region – Essex Region Conservation’s popular Teen Ranger program will continue this August. The program, designed for young people aged 12 – 15, exposes participants to a wide range…

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Coverage image of the publication: The Perils and Pitfalls of the Steamer Ploughboy: A Story of its Construction to Destruction.
Friday, June 21, 2019

Local Maritime History Explored in New Book

Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Authority has published a new book by author and historian, Dr. John C. Carter.  The Perils and Pitfalls of the Steamer Ploughboy: A Story…

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Marsh with forested background
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Region Remains Under Flood Watch

Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) has extended its long-term flood watch, first issued on May 30, until June 28.  Current Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair Lake…

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Tremblay Beach CA closed until further notice

Due to high water levels and shoreline erosion, Tremblay Beach Conservation Area is closed for safety reasons until further notice. We encourage visitors to enjoy nearby Ruscom Shores Conservation Area,…

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Soltz family planting May 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

800 Students Connect to Nature in Leamington

Leamington – Last week, more than 800 students planted over 2500 trees at a former farm field in Leamington. Additionally, more than 100 secondary school students gained an enhanced level…

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