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WATERSHED CONDITIONS: WATER SAFETY STATEMENT

Weather Forecast: A Water Safety Statement is being issued based on Environment Canada’s latest forecast that calls for additional rain this week, totaling up to 25 mm by Sunday, May 21st, in areas across the SNC jurisdiction.  Environmental Conditions: Water levels and flows are elevated from recent rainfall. Intense periods of rainfall could lead to slippery conditions and rapid increases in water levels and flows.  Risks: Read more

SNC Breaks A Second-Consecutive Tree Planting Record

This year South Nation Conservation (SNC) is once again on path to plant a record number of native trees and shrubs across its 4,441km2 jurisdiction this spring.  Beating last years record by a few hundred trees, over 230,000 trees will go into the ground in 2022. The previous record dates to 1993 when 193,000 trees were planted by the Conservation Authority, and the average amount of trees typically planted annually by SNC is about 150,000.  Read more

SNC Conservation Areas and Boat Launches Set to Reopen

A sure sign that summer is right around the corner is the reopening of South Nation Conservation’s (SNC) seasonal properties! SNC is installing safety and debris booms ahead of its water control structures throughout the region, including Crysler, Casselman, Russell and Plantagenet. Once water levels allow, the next step is to install docks at the following Conservation Areas and partner boat launching sites: Read more

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