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Record Development Review Year for SNC in 2020: Plan Your Spring Projects with South Nation Conservation

Are you planning on completing a development or home improvement project this spring or summer near a river, stream, floodplain, wetland, slope, or shoreline? To protect both people and property from natural hazards and to conserve ecologically sensitive areas, certain home improvement or construction projects within these areas may require permission from your local Conservation Authority before proceeding. This could include building a house, deck, garage, shed, dock, beach, or addition to your home. Read more

Thinning Ice Conditions Has SNC Asking Anglers to Remove Fishing Huts Sooner Than Later

The provincial deadline to remove ice fishing huts from waterbodies in our region is March 15th, but South Nation Conservation (SNC) is pouring a little cold water on the date and says the sooner the better because of thinning ice conditions along the South Nation River. SNC staff recorded ice as thin as 15 centimetres this week near some huts along the river in Casselman. The average recorded ice thickness along the rest of the river is about 19 centimetres. Read more

Funding Applications Now Being Accepted for 2021 Intake of SNC’s Community Environmental Grants Program

Local not-for-profit community groups can now apply to receive up to $300 in funding through South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Community Environmental Grants Program to help plant trees and shrubs, community gardens, or host a community event in 2021. SNC’s Community Environmental Grants Program has traditionally supported community events across the Conservation Authority’s watershed jurisdiction that promote recreational use of our rivers, protect the environment, or celebrate our natural heritage.  Read more

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