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Grant Nettoyage de Printemps Planifié pas la CNS : South Nation Cache In Trash Out

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20 avril 2018

Maintenant que la neige a disparu, révélant l'accumulation des ordures de tout un hiver, c'est le temps du 9ème SNCITO annuel (South Nation Cache In/Trash Out) organisé par la Conservation de la Nation Sud (CNS) et les géocacheurs de l'Est de l'Ontario.

Spring Improvements Underway at SNC’s J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area

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J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area, on Forced Road in Russell, is the perfect spot to reconnect with nature!

Filled with mature maples and elms, this 16-acre urban green space provides excellent habitat for wildlife and is open year-round for activities from hiking and snowshoeing to geocaching. The park also links Russell’s New York Central Fitness Trail, a converted railway perfect for cycling and rollerblading.

WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

This statement is an update to the Water Safety Statement issued on April 11, 2018.

Weather Forecast: A significant weather system carrying a mix of snow, rain, and freezing rain is forecasted to cross Ontario. More than 25 mm of rainfall is expected over this weekend and into next week.

Environmental Conditions: Water levels across South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) jurisdiction are rising due to the recent rainfall. Local rain gauges have recorded 5-12 mm of rainfall since Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

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WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Weather Forecast: Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting 15-25 mm of rain starting later this evening through Friday, April 13.

Environmental Conditions: Water levels are slightly above normal across the jurisdiction.

Risks: The forecasted weather is likely to produce high water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the jurisdiction.

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WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Weather Forecast:

Environment and Climate Change Canada is forecasting 10-20 mm of freezing rain later this evening. The freezing rain may continue for several hours into Wednesday morning before turning into rain.

Environmental Conditions:

Water levels are slightly above normal across the jurisdiction, but are currently receding to normal levels.

Risks:

The forecasted weather is likely to produce high water levels and possible nuisance flooding in low-lying areas across the jurisdiction.

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Discover the World of Sweet Maple Syrup

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Join South Nation Conservation (SNC) on April 7 and 8 to discover the world of sweet Ontario maple syrup during Maple Weekend, organized by the Ontario Maple Syrup Producer’s Association.

Ontario maple syrup farms are known for producing some of the highest quality syrup in the world. During Maple Weekend, local producers will be offering a range of activities including fresh syrup sampling, pancake breakfasts, sugarbush trails, sugar-making demonstrations, taffy on snow, horse-drawn sleigh rides and more!

SNC Board Elects New Executive

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Members appointed by South Nation Conservation‘s (SNC) 16-member municipalities were confirmed at the Authority’s Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

A new executive team was elected after Francois St-Amour, Mayor of Nation Municipality and Warden of the United Counties of Prescott-Russell did not seek re-election as Chair. 

SNC Accepting Applications for Community Environmental Grants Program

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Are you planning an environmental or recreational event for your community? South Nation Conservation (SNC) is now accepting applications for their Community Environmental Grants Program!

Non-profit groups are encouraged to apply to receive a grant of up to $300 to help offset the costs of their event or activity. The program has four grant categories: River, Heritage, Agri-Environmental and Community Outreach.