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SNC Hosts TD Tree Days Community Planting Event in North Dundas

Thanks to the support of TD Tree Days, dozens of volunteers gathered on Sunday, September 17th to help South Nation Conservation (SNC) plant 280 trees at the Oak Valley Pioneer Park, in the Township of North Dundas. The South Nation River at Oak Valley experiences significant erosion and bank slumping due to past river straightening activities, increased water velocities, and loss of tree cover. As a result, the riverbank between Cass Bridge and Oak Valley needs remediation to reduce erosion and sedimentation and to improve water quality and biodiversity. Read more

SNC Offers Hunting Opportunities on Select SNC Lands this Fall

As summer fades and cooler temperatures move into Eastern Ontario, many of South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) watershed residents anticipate the start of the hunting season this Fall. Select SNC properties are accessible to the public for hunting and trapping opportunities, with permission from the Conservation Authority. SNC owns and manages over 13,000 acres of community forests, wetlands, and grasslands across its 4,480 square-kilometre watershed jurisdiction; offering almost 9,000 acres of land used as hunting areas each year. Read more

South Nation Conservation Welcomed Summer Students to Support Conservation Efforts and Stewardship Initiatives

South Nation Conservation (SNC) welcomed nine students and recent graduates to its team this summer, thanks to funding from the Federal and Provincial Governments.  “We’re proud give students hands on opportunities to work in their fields of study,” says SNC’s Managing Director, Property, Conservation Lands and Community Outreach, John Mesman. "Our talented local youth bring hard work and enthusiasm each summer and we’re grateful for the support that they bring to the Conservation Authority.”  Read more

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