Friday, December 6, 2019

Colchester to Southeast Shoal Littoral Cell Study

The Colchester to Southeast Shoal littoral cell is located on the north shore of Lake Erie in the shallow western basin. The study objectives were to: Calculate historical shoreline change…

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Friday, September 13, 2019

Environmental Impact Assessment Guidelines

The Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) Guidelines provide guidance relating to the preparation of EIAs in support of Planning Act applications in the region. The ERCA Board of Directors approved this…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Windsor-Essex Region Stormwater Management Standards Manual

The Windsor-Essex Region Stormwater Management Standards Manual  provides consistent and practical design criteria for stormwater management.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Ojibway Shores Natural Heritage Inventory/Evaluation

The Ojibway Shores Natural Heritage/Inventory was a joint effort between the Essex County Field Naturalists’ Club, the Detroit River Canadian Cleanup, the Citizens Environment Alliance and the Essex Region Conservation…

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Sunday, December 1, 2013

Big Creek Watershed Plan

The Town of Amherstburg, Essex Region Conservation Authority, and other partners created the Big Creek Watershed Plan. The Watershed Plan was informed by several technical studies and included a broad…

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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Sharing Agricultural Science, Technology and Data Proceedings

A bi-national conference on water quality was hosted by many partners in 2013. The Sharing Agricultural Science-Technology-Data-Proceedings are available here.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Essex Region Natural Heritage Systems Strategy

The purpose the Essex Region Natural Heritage System Strategy is to inform regional efforts to identify and protect a natural heritage system.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Ecological Buffer Guideline Review

Ecological Buffer Guideline Review PDF This review provides a critical review of the best practices surrounding the use of ecological buffers and makes recommendations for the appropriate use of buffers…

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Essex Region Conservation Authority Conservation Areas Land Management Framework

This Conservation Areas Land Management Framework was developed to provide a direction on how lands owned by ERCA are managed to balance the needs of our environment with the desire…

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Monday, May 3, 2010

Policies and Procedures for Conservation Authority Plan Review and Permitting Activities

The purpose of this document is to describe the roles of Conservation Authorities in the areas of municipal planning, plan review, and permitting related to development activity and natural hazard…

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