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Young Participants Sought for Annual Memorial Hunt

The South Nation Delta Waterfowl Chapter is inviting youth aged 12-15 to apply for the group’s annual Youth Hunter Apprenticeship Program. Now in its ninth year, the program mentors young people in safe hunting practices and waterfowl habitat. It’s a joint project of South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the Delta Waterfowl Foundation which cover all costs. The program consists of three weekends in September where participants take two training courses, culminating with a goose field hunt in October. There are 10 spots available. Read more

South Nation Conservation Family Fun Derby

For the second year in a row, South Nation Conservation (SNC) was pleased to host a Family Fun Derby on July 9th at Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area in Plantagenet. We want to extend a big thank you to all partners and participants who attended the event, despite the rainy weather! This free fun-filled day of shoreline fishing, games and prizes promoted recreational opportunities along the South Nation River and encourages families to go fishing. Read more

DROUGHT CONDITIONS WORSEN ACROSS SNC JURISDICTION

With the continued lack of rainfall across the South Nation Conservation (SNC) jurisdiction, the SNC Water Response Team has moved the drought conditions from minor to moderate levels, effective July 7. Since issuing a minor drought warning at the end of May, SNC has not seen conditions improve over the last month. Little rainfall received in June has been sporadic and not enough to improve soil moisture, creeks and groundwater. Environment Canada climate stations in Cornwall, Ottawa, and Brockville, indicated less than 60% of normal precipitation in the last 3 months. Read more

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