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SNC Accepting Tree Orders for 2017

With fall upon us, it’s time to plan your yard beautification projects for next year.  South Nation Conservation (SNC) is now accepting tree orders for 2017. Through SNC, property owners can purchase a selection of seedlings and more mature trees to beautify their properties and at the same time enhance wildlife habitat, provide shade, and help reduce erosion. Read more

Drought Continues in SNC’s Jurisdiction

Drought conditions continue in the South Nation Conservation (SNC) jurisdiction.  SNC’s Water Response Team met on October 12, 2016 and decided to remain in a severe (Level 3) Low Water Condition for the Western part of their jurisdiction. Read more

SNC’s Forest Cover Analysis Confirms Need for More Tree Planting and Forested Land Preservation

South Nation Conservation (SNC) has been in the business of forest management and tree planting since they were created almost 70 years ago.  SNC recently completed an intensive analysis of forest cover in their jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario, which revealed an alarming average of 1 million trees being lost per year. SNC has planted an impressive 2.8 million trees since 1990 and manages 20,000 acres of forested land, including land owned by the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry; however, additional efforts are required to offset the current annual tree loss. Read more

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