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SNC Board Elects New Executive

Board Members appointed by South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) 16 member municipalities were confirmed at the Authority’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, September 17th, 2020. George Darouze, Councillor for the City of Ottawa’s Osgoode Ward, was elected the new Chair. Pierre Leroux, Mayor of Russell Township, was elected Vice-Chair, and Bill Smirle of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry was confirmed as Past Chair. Read more

Drought Conditions Terminated Throughout Parts of SNC Jurisdiction

The South Nation Conservation (SNC) Water Response Team has terminated Level I (minor) low water conditions for the Lower South Nation River, Bear Brook, and Castor River Subwatersheds in SNC’s watershed jurisdiction. Throughout the past several weeks, Eastern Ontario has received average or above average precipitation for this time of year. This has helped to replenish local watercourses and has returned most stream flows within the three subwatershed regions to normal. Read more

Hunting Opportunities on SNC Lands as Fall Approaches

As fall approaches, it is a special time for many residents in the area. The crisp cool air brings a change in the seasons and summer gives way to autumn, and hunting season. South Nation Conservation (SNC) owns and manages over 13,000 acres of community forests, wetlands, and grasslands across its 4,441 square-kilometre watershed jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario; over 8,500 acres of which are accessible for hunting with permission from SNC. Read more

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