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SNC Accepting Applications for Community Environmental Grants Program

Are you planning an environmental or recreational event for your community? You may be eligible for a grant to help offset your costs through South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Community Environmental Grants Program! Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply to receive a grant of up to $300 for their event or activity. The program has four categories: River Grants, Heritage Grants, Agri-Environmental Grants, and Community Outreach Grants. Read more

Improving Forest Cover Through Land Acquisition

South Nation Conservation (SNC) works closely with property owners, municipalities and partner organizations to acquire land of environmental, social, geographical or economic value for conservation.   As a non-profit land trust, SNC acquires property to protect through purchase or donation. As a registered charitable organization, SNC is also able to receive ecological gifts through Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program, which offers significant tax benefits to property owners who donate their land. Read more

SNC Completes Stream Restoration Projects Within the City of Ottawa

Two streams have been restored by South Nation Conservation (SNC) in an effort to improve water quality, biodiversity and fish habitat with the help of local residents and partner organizations. Improvements took place on a dairy farm along the South Castor River near Vernon and at Shield’s Creek in Greely. Support was provided through the City of Ottawa’s Water Environment Strategy, a program designed to protect the health of city waterways, wetlands and groundwater. Read more

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