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SNC Accepting Tree Orders for Spring 2020

There are many ways for residents to take advantage of subsidies to help plant trees, and South Nation Conservation (SNC) is encouraging interested landowners to contact their office early to help plan their spring planting projects. SNC will continue to offer a subsidy to landowners in 2020 for 1-acre tree plantings alongside watercourses and farm fields. Tree planting along waterways protects water quality by acting as an organic filter while windbreak planting along farm fields provides wind shelter and protects soil from erosion. Read more

SNC and Delta Waterfowl Partner for Annual First Hunt Program

South Nation Conservation (SNC) has again partnered with Delta Waterfowl to deliver the First Hunt Program to over a dozen local youth from across SNC’s jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario, teaching about the importance of developing sustainable hunting skills while under the direct supervision of qualified mentors. Delta Waterfowl’s First Hunt Program is a beginner’s waterfowl hunting course delivered to youth between the ages of 12 and 15 across North America. SNC has partnered on the program since 2007. Read more

SNC Hosts TD Tree Days Community Planting Event in Winchester

Thanks to the support of TD Tree Days, dozens of volunteers of all ages, TD staff, and local Scouts braved the rain on Saturday, September 28th to help South Nation Conservation (SNC) plant over 150 potted stock trees and shrubs at Camp Sheldrick in the Township of North Dundas. Native trees including White Pine, White Spruce, Tamarack, Black Elderberry and Bur Oak were planted along Hess Creek to widen the existing stream buffer, reduce erosion, increase biodiversity and add to local forest cover. Read more

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