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Free Fishing on the South Nation River Until July 19!
Ontario has extended Family Free Fishing to July 19th, and South Nation Conservation (SNC) is encouraging families from across Eastern Ontario to get out fishing along the South Nation River. The South Nation River is 175 kilometres long, beginning north of Brockville and empties into the Ottawa River near Plantagenet. Through various monitoring initiatives, SNC has determined that there are at least 72 species of fish in the River, including smallmouth bass, pike, crappie, walleye, muskie, catfish and carp. Read more
LEVEL II (MODERATE) LOW WATER CONDITIONS DECLARED FOR UPPER SOUTH NATION SUBWATERSHED
The South Nation Conservation (SNC) Water Response Team has upgraded the Level I (minor) low water conditions issued on June 29th to Level II (moderate) low water conditions for the Upper South Nation Subwatershed. The Upper South Nation Subwatershed includes portions of Augusta, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Elizabethtown-Kitley, South Dundas, South Stormont, North Grenville, North Dundas, North Stormont, Russell, Casselman, and Nation. The remainder of the South Nation Watershed will remain in Level I (minor) low water conditions. Read more
South Nation Conservation and Ontario Power Generation Partner to Restore J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area in Russell
South Nation Conservation (SNC) is restoring the J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area in Russell thanks to a new 3-year partnership with Ontario Power Generation (OPG). Main restoration activities throughout 2021 and 2022 will include native tree and shrub planting, repairing existing erosion and streambank stabilization, and restoring in stream habitat to increase biodiversity. Read more