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Union Gas Donates $4,000 to Support ERCA’s Nature in Education Program

  Essex, ON – Union Gas is once again helping local area students reconnect with nature with a $4,000 grant to support Essex Region Conservation’s Nature in Education program, a hands-on study course that teaches students about cultural heritage, habitats, water and wildlife using environmental science-based studies. The program, linked to the Ontario curriculum, is aimed at students from junior kindergarten to Grade 12, and includes field activities such as map courses, hawk banding and st
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Wetland Habitat Created Near Holiday Beach

Amherstburg –  The percentage of wetland habitat in the Essex region grew a little today as Enbridge and Essex Region Conservation planted trees, shrubs, wildflowers and other riparian plants at a one-acre wetland, located on County Road 50 near Holiday Beach Conservation Area. The Holiday Beach Demonstration Wetland is a controlled wetland habitat that will improve water quality by reducing phosphorus runoff.  It will also serve as a demonstration project to inspire other landowners to recreate
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Essex Region Conservation Authority & Foundation Launch New Visual Identity

Windsor-Essex-Pelee Island – The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and Essex Region Conservation Foundation (ERCF) have launched a new visual identity to demonstrate the strengthened relationship between the two organizations. “Through our strategic planning effort last year, we heard over and over that the public wants to better understand who we are and what we do,” explained Ed Sleiman, ERCA Chair.  “We have been grateful for the work of the Essex Region Conservation Foundation and t
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Cypher Systems Group Greenway Groundbreaking Event

Development of Cypher Systems Group Greenway Begins

Essex – Our region’s most anticipated trail project has begun, as the Essex Region Conservation Foundation (ERCF), Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and Cypher Systems Group broke ground today on the Cypher Systems Group Greenway.  Dozens of donors, trail enthusiasts, municipal and federal contributors, and other corporate partners joined in the celebration. “Thanks to a generous and significant gift of $250,000 from Cypher Systems Group, and support from the Federal government, the Tow
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Caesars Windsor is Gearing Up for the Upcoming Canada South Coast Bike Tour

Essex – The Essex Region Conservation Authority (ERCA) and Essex Region Conservation Foundation (ERCF) will welcome expert and novice cyclists alike to the 5th Annual Canada South Coast Bike Tour on Saturday, September 24, 2016, in support of the efforts of the ERCF. The event’s Gold Sponsor and long-time supporter, Caesars Windsor, will be taking part in this unique, family-friendly event, and is encouraging others in our region to participate as well to help raise much-needed funds for local t
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