Habitat Stewardship Group

If you would like to order native tress for restoration from the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority you can download the following form from ABCA (linked below). It is meant for people impacted by this summer’s tornado who want to undertake restoration tree planting this fall. Please note, a better selection will be available for spring planting.
Supplemental ABCA Fall 2014 Tree Planting Program (pdf)

A new guide called “Caring for Our Coast,” has been released by the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation. The guide provides the reader with information advice aimed at preserving the quality of Lake Huron’s shores. Links to an html and pdf version can be found at the following link to the Centre's website:
Caring for Our Coast

Information about Poison Ivy
Poison Ivy Primer (pdf)

Download Publications from Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority
Native Shrubs
Native Trees

Download Native Plant Sheets from the ABCA Publication "Living with Nature"
Grand Bend Port Franks Corridor
Oak Woodland / Deciduous Forest Species
Oak Woodland / Deciduous Forest Species and Prairie / Meadow Species
Prairie / Meadow Species
Floodplain / Wet Meadow Species
Recommended Native Trees

Invasive Non-Native Species

Download the MNR letter sent to landowners in December 2011