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A Sign of Summer: Seasonal Conservation Areas Opening for the May Long Weekend

With summer fast approaching, South Nation Conservation (SNC) is reopening its seasonal Conservation Areas, marking the changing season and welcoming the return of lush, green landscapes. All parks and boat ramps are now accessible to the public! In preparation for the reopening of seasonal Conservation Areas ahead of the May Long Weekend, docks are being installed and gates will be unlocked at the following boat launches: Read more

SNC Reminds Residents to Be Aware of Ticks this Summer

As warmer temperatures settle in, so do the prevalence of ticks in the region.  South Nation Conservation (SNC) would like to remind residents and visitors to be vigilant when outdoors and take precautions against tick bites to reduce the risk of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses while enjoying nature. Read more


A Flood Outlook Statement is being issued for areas along the Lower Ottawa River (Arnprior to Hawkesbury). Based on a large weather system from Texas that brought 15 to 75 mm of precipitation over much of the Ottawa River basin between April 11 and 13, levels and flows along the Ottawa River have begun increasing due to spring runoff. Residents along the shores of the Lower Ottawa River should be aware that throughout the spring freshet period water levels can rise rapidly at times and cause minor flooding in low-lying areas. Read more

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