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Andy Shields Footbridge Official Opening

A new bridge has been installed in Andy Shields Park in Greely, Ontario! The new addition to the Park will make accessing the recreational facilities even easier and safer. SNC Board members and staff were on site together with the City of Ottawa representatives today for the grand opening. Shields Creek is a cool-water stream which runs through the Park and is an important tributary of the Castor River. Cool water streams are capable of supporting temperature sensitive fish species like Brown Trout. Read more

Parmalat donates $5,000 to Clean Water Program in long standing partnership with South Nation Conservation

 Winchester’s Parmalat Canada continues to be an important corporate sponsor of the South Nation Conservation (SNC) Clean Water Program (CWP). Stephen Wilson, director of plant operations in Winchester, presented the latest donation, at the November 20th SNC Board of Directors meeting. Including the 2014 contribution, Parmalat has donated over $295,000 to the CWP and supported 110 Clean Water projects over the past 16 years. Funding allocates grants to landowners for water quality improvement projects. Read more


South Nation Conservation offices in Finch have returned to the winter schedule, meaning the daily hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Beginning last May and ending earlier in November, as an additional service to residents of the watershed, the offices remained open Thursday evenings until 7 p.m. The extended opening will return again beginning next Victoria Day. Read more

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