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Upgrades Revitalize the Warwick Forest

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to come and enjoy for themselves a long list of upgrades completed at Warwick Forest Conservation Area east of Berwick. Warwick Forest is a collection of several parcels of land owned by the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the Province of Ontario. SNC maintains Warwick Forest as part of a network of 15 day-use, admission-free Conservation Areas in its 4,300 square-km jurisdiction. Read more

SNC Geocaching Collaboration Brings Mutual Benefits

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) partnership with the regional geocaching community continues to grow, with more than 1,600 geocaches now hidden throughout the 4,300 square-km jurisdiction. “The relationship has been beneficial for both parties,” said long-time geocacher Ian Mitchell, Chair of SNC’s Communications Committee. “Geocachers have been welcomed to a large territory and gained free meeting space, while SNC has benefited from positive public relations and greater appreciation for the natural resources in the area.” Read more

Media Message Re: South Stormont State of Emergency - Water Supply, Newington, Ontario

South Nation Conservation (SNC) is aware that, in addition to a fire, a spill occurred near the main well in the village of Newington, South Stormont, Ontario. South Stormont has declared a state of emergency for Newington’s water supply and the Eastern Ontario Health Unit is advising residents, as a precautionary measure, to only use water for washroom use. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is the responding agency and is investigating. Public inquiries should be directed to the MOECC Cornwall Area Office at 613-933-7402.  Read more

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