Flood Watch in Effect

Sustained winds of 40 to 50 km/hr (with the potential for gusts from 70 to 90 km/hr) are predicted to start late tonight from the south-southwest and transition to west-northwest on Sunday through the afternoon and into the evening/overnight hours. During the predicted south, southwest and west winds, a possibility of flooding, shoreline erosion and damaging waves exists along the Lake Erie shoreline on the south and west sides of Pelee...

Read More

Only Leamington Remains Under Flood Warning

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that, due to sustained winds today being less than forecasted, the FLOOD WATCH issued yesterday at 10:45 am has been CANCELLED for the Lake Erie shoreline on the north and east sides of Pelee Island and along the shoreline of Lake St. Clair in the western portions of the Town of Lakeshore, the Town of Tecumseh and the eastern portions of the City of Windsor. Please note that the FLOOD WARNING...

Read More

Flood Watch in effect until October 13

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that, due to the existing elevated Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair water elevations and forecasts predicting the continuation of east/northeast winds with sustained speeds of 40 to 50 km/hr, with the potential for wind gusts reaching 60 km/hr, a possibility of flooding, shoreline erosion and damaging waves exists along the Lake Erie shoreline on the north and east sides of Pelee Island and along the...

Read More

Flood Warning in effect until October 13

The Essex Region Conservation Authority advises that flooding is occurring along portions of the shoreline in the Municipality of Leamington located between Wheatley Harbour and Point Pelee National Park. Due to continuing winds out of the east/northeast blowing at 30 to 50 km/hr, with gusts to 60 km/hr, flooding is presently occurring within the Cotterie Park Road area. In the affected area, portions of the travelled road surface and private...

Read More

Stunning new cottage opened at Holiday Beach

Holiday Beach Conservation Area, a worldwide destination for birders each fall, has a new cottage available to rent. “Our new cottage is exquisitely designed for couples or families,” reports Kevin Money, ERCA’s Director of Conservation Services. “Located in the heart of a mature Carolinian forest, this waterfront is steps away from Lake Erie’s sandy beach, with breathtaking views.” This property is the only cottage within the...

Read More

John R. Park Homestead Launches Junior Curator’s Club

Essex– The John R. Park Homestead is launching a new, engaging program for area youth – The Junior Curator’s Club. The museum’s newest program is designed to be an interactive and exciting opportunity for young people aged 11-14 who are interested in getting behind-the-scenes with Conservation and Cultural Heritage. Junior Curators will delve into the museum world first-hand as they learn about the tools and practices of museum...

Read More