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SNC Offers Free Woodlot Advisory Service to Local Landowners

Are you a landowner with at least 10 acres of woodlot property? Thanks to support from the United Counties of Prescott and Russell and Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, South Nation Conservation (SNC) offers its Woodlot Advisory Service (WAS) to residents who own at least 10 acres of forest. This woodlot program includes a site visit by a trained forestry professional, a preliminary site evaluation and map, and suggestions on woodlot management; all at no-cost, a service available in English and French. Read more

Free Ice Fishing Across SNC Jurisdiction This Weekend

Residents of Ontario can fish without a licence this Family Day Weekend, from February 16 to 18, and South Nation Conservation (SNC) is encouraging families from across its 4,384 square-kilometer jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario to get fishing. Locally, the South Nation River is a popular destination for recreational ice fishing; it is 175 kilometres long, beginning north of Brockville and empties into the Ottawa River near Plantagenet, and houses as many as 72 species of fish. Read more

SNC’s Geocaching Passports Prove to be Popular

South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) Geopassport Series has guided thousands of users on real-life and high-tech treasure hunts across various portions of its 4,384 square-kilometer jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario. Geocaching is a year-round outdoor recreational activity; the basic idea is to use a GPS device or smartphone to locate specific sets of coordinates in search of hidden boxes called geocaches, which contain prizes and logbooks. Read more

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