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Discover the World of Sweet Ontario Maple Syrup

Join South Nation Conservation (SNC) on April 1 and 2 to discover the world of sweet Ontario maple syrup during Maple Weekend organized by the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association. Ontario maple syrup farms are known for producing some of the highest quality syrup in the world. During Maple Weekend, local producers will demonstrate how syrup is made – whether by boiling the sap in a cauldron over an open fire, or processing it through high-tech RO systems and modern fuel-efficient evaporators, the results always taste great! Read more

SNC Completed Stream Improvement Projects Thanks to Ottawa Funding

Two major riparian rehabilitation projects have been completed by South Nation Conservation (SNC) staff under the City of Ottawa’s Water Environment Strategy (WES), a program designed to protect the health of city waterways, wetlands and groundwater. The primary thrust of WES is to reduce and repair the impact of human activity while helping to ensure safe, abundant drinking water; supporting agriculture, recreation and tourism; lessening the impact of flooding; and sustaining fish and wildlife. Read more

Agricultural Forest Cover Committee Established

An Agricultural Forest Cover Committee has been established thanks to funding provided by 16 municipalities in the South Nation River Watershed. This Committee will help provide recommendations to municipalities and the South Nation Conservation (SNC) Board on management of forests on agricultural lands. Read more

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