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SNC Unveils Property Upgrades at J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area in Russell

Thanks to support provided by Ontario Power Generation (OPG), South Nation Conservation (SNC) has completed property upgrades and shoreline restoration work at the J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area in Russell this fall. Work included resurfacing the park’s recreational trail; installing a new pedestrian bridge; removing hazard trees to increase public safety; and restoring sections of shoreline along the park’s watercourse to help reduce erosion. Additional tree planting is also scheduled to take place in the spring of next year to help increase local forest cover. Read more

Local Conservation Authorities Support Recommendations in Ontario’s Independent Review of 2019 Flood Events

Local Conservation Authorities are pleased with the findings of the independent review of the Spring 2019 flood. Retained by the Ontario Government, Special Advisor on Flooding Douglas NcNeil recognizes Ontario’s unique watershed-based Conservation Authority model and its success in minimizing flood risks and mitigating flood impacts. Read more

Your Land Your Legacy: SNC Accepting Land Donations

Do you own idle land, and are passionate about protecting the local environment? Have you ever thought about what kind of legacy you want to leave for future generations? South Nation Conservation (SNC) is inviting residents from across its 4,384 square-kilometer jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario to consider donations of land as their natural heritage legacy. As a member of the Ontario Land Trust Alliance, SNC is also approved to accept donations of land through Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program, which can provide significant financial benefits to donors. Read more

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