South Nation Conservation Area Update www nation ca

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South Nation Conservation Area Update www. nation. ca

South Nation Conservation Area Update www. nation. ca

Introduction Jim Hendry, Team Lead - Property • SNC has 15 public day use

Introduction Jim Hendry, Team Lead - Property • SNC has 15 public day use Conservation Areas • Russell Municipality • J. Henry Tweed • W. E. Burton • Nokomis Park • Embrun boat launch www. nation. ca

J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area 2014 activities included: • Erosion control and fish habitat

J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area 2014 activities included: • Erosion control and fish habitat creation • Trail counter installation • Hazard tree removal • Winter trail grooming www. nation. ca

J Henry Tweed Monitoring J Henry Tweed Visitors 2014 1460 1293 1440 1237 1181

J Henry Tweed Monitoring J Henry Tweed Visitors 2014 1460 1293 1440 1237 1181 548 May June July August September October www. nation. ca

J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area Planned for 2015: • Trail Improvements • Hazard Tree

J. Henry Tweed Conservation Area Planned for 2015: • Trail Improvements • Hazard Tree Removal • Stream bank restoration • Boundary line review • Winter trail grooming www. nation. ca

W. E Burton Conservation Area 2014 activities included: • Trail maintenance www. nation. ca

W. E Burton Conservation Area 2014 activities included: • Trail maintenance www. nation. ca

W. E Burton Conservation Area Planned for 2015: • Update sign • Trail maintenance

W. E Burton Conservation Area Planned for 2015: • Update sign • Trail maintenance • Hazard tree removal • Planning for red pine thinning www. nation. ca

Nokomis Park 2014 activities included: • Trail maintenance Planned for 2015: • Install slab

Nokomis Park 2014 activities included: • Trail maintenance Planned for 2015: • Install slab for privy • Trail improvement www. nation. ca

Embrun Boat Launch • Installation and removal of Embrun dock www. nation. ca

Embrun Boat Launch • Installation and removal of Embrun dock www. nation. ca

Land Donation Program • Natural heritage legacy • SNC Land Trust • Ecological Gifts

Land Donation Program • Natural heritage legacy • SNC Land Trust • Ecological Gifts Program www. nation. ca

South Nation Conservation Source Protection Update www. nation. ca

South Nation Conservation Source Protection Update www. nation. ca

Russell Wellhead Protection Areas • Source Protection Areas around Municipal Wells – Limoges and

Russell Wellhead Protection Areas • Source Protection Areas around Municipal Wells – Limoges and Vars – Embrun/Marionville www. nation. ca

Source Protection Funding • MOE funding for implementation • Regional collaboration of 19 Municipalities

Source Protection Funding • MOE funding for implementation • Regional collaboration of 19 Municipalities • Additional $15 000 awarded per partner Collaborating Municipalities for Source Protection www. nation. ca

Source Protection Plan • Source Protection Plan took effect April 1, 2015 • Risk

Source Protection Plan • Source Protection Plan took effect April 1, 2015 • Risk Management Office delegated to South Nation • Reviewing new planning/building applications in protection areas www. nation. ca

Land-Use Planning • Mapping, constraint layers, à la carte • Updates to County Official

Land-Use Planning • Mapping, constraint layers, à la carte • Updates to County Official Plans • Requirement to pre-consult in the protection areas www. nation. ca

Safe Septic Program • Building Code, required in protection areas • 5 systems in

Safe Septic Program • Building Code, required in protection areas • 5 systems in Russell • Funding available, education provided Monique Sauve with a property owner www. nation. ca

South Nation Conservation Flood Forecasting and Warning Update www. nation. ca

South Nation Conservation Flood Forecasting and Warning Update www. nation. ca

Flood Forecasting and Warning Program • Advanced flood conditions and on-going updates • Reduce

Flood Forecasting and Warning Program • Advanced flood conditions and on-going updates • Reduce the risk of loss of life, injury, and property damage • Flood Contingency Plan www. nation. ca

FF&W Program – Stream Flow Monitoring • Russell stream gauge station • Stream flow

FF&W Program – Stream Flow Monitoring • Russell stream gauge station • Stream flow increased during weekend (April 3 rd to 5 th) above normal • Available to public on SNC website (watershed condition page) Russell Stream Gauge Station Water Level Hydrograph www. nation. ca

Current Watershed Conditions As of April 7 th, 2015 • Flood Status: Flood Outlook

Current Watershed Conditions As of April 7 th, 2015 • Flood Status: Flood Outlook • Stream flow: elevated • Snow pack: decreased • Warmer days forecasted, some rainfall (5 to 15 mm) • No severe flooding forecasted; condition analyzed weekly www. nation. ca

Our Local Environment, We’re in it Together. www. nation. on. ca

Our Local Environment, We’re in it Together. www. nation. on. ca