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Applicants Sought to Attend Youth Summit for Biodiversity

South Nation Conservation (SNC) is pleased to partner with Ontario Nature for their 2017 Youth Summit for Biodiversity and Leadership this fall! The summit will take place September 22-24 at the YMCA Geneva Park in Orillia, ON. As part of this partnership, SNC plans to sponsor a youth leader to attend the conference. “We invite youth to write a letter explaining local environmental issues within their community” said Holly Nyenkamp, SNC’s Communications and Outreach Assistant. “We would also like to know what participants hope to gain from the Summit.” Read more

Robert Graham Conservation Area Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

Robert Graham Conservation Area, located on Glen Stewart Road in Brinston, is the perfect spot to reconnect with nature.  Filled with mature sugar maples and conifers, it provides excellent habitat for wildlife and is open year-round for activities from hiking and snowshoeing to geocaching. The Conservation Area is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, meaning that it is managed to standards designed to improve forest health, increase forest productivity, protect species diversity and wildlife habitat, and maintain social benefits, such as outdoor recreation. Read more

Plant Your Roots in SNC Forestry Programs

If you enjoy exploring local, natural outdoor spaces, South Nation Conservation (SNC) can use your help! With over 12,000 acres of forested land under SNC’s ownership throughout its 4,384 km2 jurisdiction from North of Brockville to Plantagenet, SNC recruits Forest Stewards to help manage and protect their local environment. Read more

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