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Spring Improvements Underway at SNC’s J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area

J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area, on Forced Road in Russell, is the perfect spot to reconnect with nature! Filled with mature maples and elms, this 16-acre urban green space provides excellent habitat for wildlife and is open year-round for activities from hiking and snowshoeing to geocaching. The park also links Russell’s New York Central Fitness Trail, a converted railway perfect for cycling and rollerblading. Read more

WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

This statement is an update to the Water Safety Statement issued on April 11, 2018. Weather Forecast: A significant weather system carrying a mix of snow, rain, and freezing rain is forecasted to cross Ontario. More than 25 mm of rainfall is expected over this weekend and into next week. Environmental Conditions: Water levels across South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) jurisdiction are rising due to the recent rainfall. Local rain gauges have recorded 5-12 mm of rainfall since Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Read more

WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Weather Forecast: Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting 15-25 mm of rain starting later this evening through Friday, April 13. Environmental Conditions: Water levels are slightly above normal across the jurisdiction. Risks: The forecasted weather is likely to produce high water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the jurisdiction. Read more

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