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Two SNC Subwatersheds Remain in Severe Drought Conditions

Two sub-watersheds within the SNC jurisdiction remain under level III (severe) drought conditions according to South Nation Conservation (SNC)’s Water Response Team. The rest of the jurisdiction also continues to be in level II (moderate) drought conditions as originally issued on July 8, 2016.   The Bearbrook and Upper South Nation River (Spencerville) Sub-watersheds are currently in severe drought conditions.   Read more

All Aboard the SNC Fall Bus Tour

One of the best ways to get a close-up view of the local landscape is by coach. You don’t have to focus on the driving, you’re up high looking through expansive windows, and the seats are extra comfy.   That’s just part of the attraction of the annual South Nation Conservation fall bus tour coming up September 20th, rain or shine. The bus departs SNC offices in Finch at 8 a.m., returning at 4 p.m. Read more

South Nation sampling confirms healthy fishery

It may be narrow, shallow and turbid over most of its 120-km course, but the South Nation River is a haven for anglers with a wide variety of finned species populating its waters. The waterway’s vibrant fishery is reconfirmed every summer when South Nation Conservation monitors and reports on activity within one of the six River reaches: Plantagenet, Lemieux, St. Albert, Berwick, Hyndman and Spencerville, extending from the headwaters North of Brockville to the Ottawa River near Plantagenet. Read more

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