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SNC awarded $5,000 for environmental education through TD Friends of the Environment Foundation

South Nation Conservation (SNC) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $5,000 from the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (FEF) for Environmental Education Projects. “We are thrilled that TD has selected SNC to receive this funding to support environmental education”, said SNC Chair Doug Thompson. The funding announcement and cheque presentation took place at the TD branch in Chesterville. Projects under the TD FEF Environmental Education stream work to make an impact on the local environment through public education. Read more

WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT ENDED

South Nation Conservation (SNC) is ending the Watershed Conditions: Water Safety Statement issued January 29, 2016. Water levels throughout the South Nation jurisdiction are returning to normal conditions based on Environment Canada’s present weather forecasts.  SNC continues to advise residents to use caution near watercourses. Parents are encouraged to explain these dangers to their children. Read more

February Snow Survey Comparison

During the winter season, SNC samples snow conditions in the watershed twice a month. At each of the seven weather stations, the depth and weight of snow is carefully measured and recorded along with ground conditions. This information is used to calculate the amount of melt water or potential runoff contained in the snow. The data also helps estimate agricultural productivity, fertilizer requirements, waterfowl populations, and livestock and wildlife survival. Read more

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