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SNC and City of Ottawa Partner to Combat Emerald Ash Borer Through Ash Tree Replacement Program

A partnership between South Nation Conservation (SNC) and the City of Ottawa is working to curb the spread of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer across Canada’s Capital through the Ash Tree Replacement Program. Through the 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, up to a maximum of $5,000 per landowner. The City of Ottawa funding is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. Read more

FLOOD WARNING: Saint Lawrence River – Update #7

Weather Forecast:There is a risk of severe thunderstorms and strong winds on Saturday, July 20, 2019. Environmental Conditions: Lake Ontario’s water levels rose slightly following this week’s severe thunderstorms. Water levels have since stabilized and will continue declining but will remain near seasonal highs for the next several weeks as record inflows from Lake Erie are expected to continue. Flooding and other high-water impacts continue to be reported around the upper Saint Lawrence River during periods of active weather. Read more

SNC Hosting Community Environmental Events Along St. Lawrence River This Summer

South Nation Conservation (SNC) works with community partners to host family-friendly environmental events along local waterways throughout the summer to showcase the local environment and provide cost-effective recreational opportunities for families and visitors. “It’s All About the River” will take place on Saturday, July 20th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, along the Morrisburg Waterfront in partnership with the South Dundas Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Power Generation. Read more

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