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South Nation Conservation Declares Level I Low Water Condition

Due to a drier than usual spring, persistent hot temperatures, and lack of precipitation, South Nation Conservation (SNC) has declared a Level I Low Water Condition for its watershed in Eastern Ontario. Low water conditions are determined based on data collected from precipitation and stream gauges across the watershed. Records indicate that precipitation over the past three months was at least below 80% normal. Read more

South Nation Conservation and City of Ottawa Partner to Combat Emerald Ash Borer with Ash Tree Replacement Program

A partnership between South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the City of Ottawa is helping to curb the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer across Canada’s capital through an Ash Tree Replacement Program. City of Ottawa property owners could be eligible to receive up to $500 in cost-share funding towards the removal and replacement of an infected ash tree on their property this year, up to a maximum of $5,000 (10 trees). The City of Ottawa funding is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. Read more

Call for Funding: SNC Amends its Community Environmental Grants Program for 2020 to Help Plant More Trees

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) popular Community Environmental Grants Program has traditionally encouraged and supported community events across the Conservation Authority’s Eastern Ontario watershed jurisdiction that promote recreational use of our rivers, protect the environment, or celebrate our natural heritage.  Since 2015, SNC has awarded over $25,000 through its Grant Program to community groups and non-profit organizations, helping to host various fundraisers, river races, community clean-ups, environmental fairs, and fishing derbies. Read more

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