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Drop a line at SNC’s 10th Annual Youth Fish Camp

Due to popular demand, South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) 10th annual Youth Fish Camp will host 3 camps this year: High Falls Conservation Area in Casselman, Cass Bridge Conservation Area in Winchester and Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area in Plantagenet. “Our fish camp teaches youth the rules of fishing, where to drop a line, selecting equipment, baiting – including fly-tying, and casting. Each of the camp sites offer accessible docks, so youth of all abilities are welcome to join,” said SNC Communications student Samantha DeVries. Read more

The Unveiling of the Alvin Runnalls Forest

South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG) unveiled the new Alvin Runnalls Forest, which include parcels of land owned by SDG and SNC, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. North Dundas Mayor Eric Duncan and Deputy Mayor Gerry Boyce were on site with SNC and SDG officials who welcomed the Runnalls family and approximately 70 neighbors and friends who attended the event. Read more

One Tree at a Time – 127,250 Trees Planted by SNC in May

Every spring, South Nation Conservation (SNC) works with municipalities and property owners to plant trees and shrubs; creating a greener summer and future. 127,250 tree seedlings have now been put into the ground in 2018 through SNC’s forestry programs, community tree giveaways and tree planting events “Trees provide many unique benefits; they add aesthetic appeal, provide shade and can even increase property value,” said Cheyene Brunet, SNC’s Forestry Technician. “Plus, planting trees is a great way to enhance local forest cover and help reduce erosion” Read more

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