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SNC Asking Residents to Help Cleanup Spring Litter

Litter can have a detrimental impact to humans, wildlife, and the environment, and can eventually end up contaminating local water sources, soil and pollute the air. And, according to the International Institute for Sustainable Development, the COVID-19 Pandemic has Canadians using more single use plastics than ever before. With the last bit of snow finally gone, a winter’s worth of garbage accumulation and litter is now revealed and ready to be picked up. Read more

SNC Releases Free Maple Education Videos Online

Typically in March, over 1,000 students would have descended onto the Oschmann Forest Conservation Area in North Dundas to take part in outdoor Maple Syrup Education hosted by South Nation Conservation (SNC), but for the second year in a row the Pandemic put a tap into SNC’s plans to bring students onsite. Instead, SNC adapted by making virtual field trips and partnered with the Ottawa Catholic School Board to share new maple syrup education videos with over 30,000 students across hundreds of classrooms throughout the Capital Region. Read more

Local Conservation Authorities Partner with Municipalities to Give Free Tree Seedlings to Residents This Spring

An “unbeleafable” municipal and Conservation Authority commitment to improve regional forest cover and spruce up local landscapes will see both the South Nation (SNC) and Raisin Region (RRCA) Conservation Authorities partner with municipalities from across their watershed jurisdictions to safely distribute over 10,000 free trees to residents through Community Free Tree Giveaways this spring. Read more

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