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SNC Partners with Soil & Crop to Host Workshop

South Nation Conservation is teaming up in early January with the Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) to host an Environmental Farm Plan (EFP) workshop over two evenings. The two-part workshop delivered in English will be held January 10 and January 17, 2017 at SNC’s office in Finch, 6-9 p.m., on both evenings. Other workshops will occur in Casselman (in French) and in Kemptville in January. Read more

PUBLIC INVITED TO OPEN HOUSE ON FLOOD RISK MAPPING

Extreme weather makes the news frequently. Locally, South Nation Conservation (SNC) reduces risk to life and damage to property by providing local municipalities and the public advance notice of potential flooding. Flood forecasting responds to weather events experienced in a watershed and compares them over time. Flood forecasting and warning is an important response to intense precipitation events. Read more

Bear Brook Subwatershed Evaluation Results to Guide Stewardship Efforts

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) recently completed the Bear Brook Subwatershed Report Card giving an assessment ranging from fair to excellent for forest cover, wetland cover, and surface water quality for the area.  Named for the plentiful number of bears which once foraged on acorns in the area, Bear Brook is an important Subwatershed within SNC’s 4,384 km2 jurisdiction. It comprises parts of the rural east end of the City of Ottawa, City of Clarence-Rockland, Township of Russell, and Nation Municipality. Read more

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