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Youth Hunter Apprenticeship Program Fully-Subscribed for 10th Season

For the tenth year in a row, a partnership between South Nation Conservation (SNC) and Delta Waterfowl has resulted in a fully-subscribed First Hunt Program! The program is all about introducing young people to Delta Waterfowl’s First Hunt Program, which includes the Ontario Hunter Safety course and the Canadian Firearms Certification. For 10 years running, youth between the ages of 12-15, keen to learn about hunting regulations have taken part in this free program. Read more

SNC Plans River and Wetland Habitat Restoration in Clarence-Rockland

A new three-year partnership with Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and the United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) will allow South Nation Conservation (SNC) to restore and enhance river and wetland habitat in Larose Forest. A funding announcement on Wednesday, September 27, brought representatives from OPG, UCPR and the City of Clarence-Rockland together to visit the project site and learn more about SNC’s planned restoration work. Read more

Wasps Turned Loose Against Emerald Ash Borer

South Nation Conservation (SNC) is helping do battle against the destructive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) by basically fighting fire with fire by unleashing one insect against another. In this case, two-types of parasitic wasps, harmless to humans, will attack the borer before it emerges. It’s the latest EAB management project that SNC has been involved in. Led by the Canadian Forest Service with funding support from Natural Resources Canada. Read more

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