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SNC Enjoys Successful Maple Program Relaunch at the Oschmann Forest

Revitalized at a new site, South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) flagship Maple Syrup Education Program relaunched for its 18th season in March, now at the Oschmann Forest in Ormond, North Dundas. Donated to SNC in 2017 by the Oschmann Family in memory of Gertrude Oschmann, the 18-acre forest boasts a diverse woodlot that was actively managed for maple syrup production for 50 years until the early 2000’s. Read more

FLOOD WARNING: Saint Lawrence River – Update #1

Weather Forecast: Rainfall of 10 to 25 mm is possible Saturday, May 25, 2019. A strong wind warning is in effect as current forecasts suggests winds will continue to have a noticeable impact on water levels. Environmental Conditions: Lake Ontario’s levels have been rising at a slower rate this week due to lower amounts of precipitation, allowing for Lake Ontario outflows to be increased substantially as Ottawa River flows declined. Read more

FLOOD WARNING: Ottawa River – Arnprior to Hawkesbury – Update #13

Weather Forecast:Rainfall of 10 to 15 mm is possible Friday, May 24, into Saturday, May 25, 2019. Environmental Conditions: Water levels along the lower Ottawa River from Chats Lake to the Grenville/Hawkesbury area will continue to progressively decline over the coming weeks. Risks: All flood-prone areas along the Ottawa River from Lac Coulonge down to the Montreal Archipelago are at risk as spring runoff continues along the upper Ottawa River. Read more

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