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Register for SNC/ Live and Learn annual golf tournament

For the second year in a row, South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the Live and Learn Resource Centre are co-hosting a golf tournament at Metcalfe Golf Club on August 12th. Tee-off is at 1:15 p.m.; cost is $100 per golfer for 18 holes, including power cart and dinner. SNC is partnering with the Metcalfe Live and Learn Resource Centre that provides playgroups and other services to young families living in rural south Ottawa. The partners will share net profits from the tournament.  Read more

New accessible dock at Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area

South Nation Conservation (SNC) has introduced a new dock to its day-use Conservation Areas infrastructure which provides greater accessibility to those with mobility issues as well as safer access for all users. The aluminum dock was officially opened July 17 at Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area on the south side of Highway 17 west of Plantagenet. The dock features low angle entry, wide ramp and railings, toe guard, high floatation tanks for greater stability, and greater surface area to address general increased use at the Jessup’s Falls location. Read more

SNC continues work on floodplain mapping partnership

South Nation Conservation (SNC) staff is active this summer surveying private and public property as part of flood plain mapping in rural areas of the City of Ottawa. In Phase 3 of the program, the following streams are currently being surveyed: Greys Creek from Manotick Station Road to Snake Island Road, Cassidy and McCooeye drains from Pana Road to the Castor River, and Devine and Marshall Seguin municipal drains. The work is all part of a five-year partnership with the city and also includes Mississippi Valley and Rideau Valley Conservation Authorities. Read more

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