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Make a Difference and Help Protect Your Local Environment in 2019

Are you passionate about your local environment? Is your New Year’s resolution to get involved in your community? South Nation Conservation (SNC) is seeking local volunteers who are interested in sitting on committees or helping with a variety of the Conservation’s Authority’s activities across its 4,384 square-km jurisdiction in Eastern Ontario. Read more

Students Take Part in Shield’s Creek Restoration

Thirty students from Ottawa’s Hillcrest High School were hosted by South Nation Conservation (SNC) in October to work on erosion control projects along Shield’s Creek in Greely. Through this work, the students were able to complete Specialist High Skills Major certifications towards their high school diplomas. Students helped with erosion control work, planting trees, participated in electrofishing, studied benthic invertebrates, and did water quality testing with Ottawa’s Water Rangers. Read more

SNC Ends Drought Advisory

South Nation Conservation (SNC) has lifted the 5-month Drought Advisory triggered by a dry spring and summer. Since July, SNC’s Water Response Team composed of representatives from municipal and provincial government, the agricultural community, and other special interest groups frequently met to discuss the drought conditions and the noted impacts to the community. Read more

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