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Spring Water Awareness Program Helps Students Become More Aware of the Power of Water
Union Gas donated $5,000 today to the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority (SCRCA) for its Conservation Education Program. “Through this program, we educate our youth about the importance of our natural world. We reach out to students with a simple message – what can you do to protect our watersheds? Over 25 programs have been developed to introduce students to nature and to empower them to make a difference,” said Sharon Nethercott, Conservation Education Coordinator for the SCRCA.
This donation will be used to support the Spring Water Awareness Program which teaches elementary school students in the St. Clair Region to be more aware of the power of water, especially during spring thaw.
“At Union Gas, we are committed to the safety of our employees and our communities,” said Wes Armstrong, director of storage and transmission operations, Union Gas. “We’re very pleased to continue our support of this program, which is helping to keep our children safe.”
“We are very pleased with our partnership with Union Gas,” said Steve Arnold, chair of the SCRCA. “These funds will be a great help in advancing our efforts to teach school children about the importance of safety around watercourses, and for all of us to continue to strive for healthy watersheds.”
About St. Clair Region Conservation Authority
The St. Clair Region Conservation Authority is located in southwestern Ontario and includes the Sydenham River watershed and smaller watersheds draining directly into southern Lake Huron, the St. Clair River and northeastern Lake St. Clair. The Conservation Authority implements programs to reduce the risk to life and property from flooding and erosion; water and land stewardship; forestry; wildlife habitat creation, conservation education, and outdoor recreation. For more information, visit our website at www.scrca.on.ca.
About Union Gas
Union Gas Limited is a major Canadian natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company based in Ontario with over 100 years of experience and service to customers. The distribution business serves about 1.4 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in more than 400 communities across Ontario. Union Gas is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017, and has assets of 8.2 billion and approximately 2,300 employees. For more information, visit uniongas.com or find us on Twitter: twitter.com/uniongas, Facebook: facebook.com/uniongas and YouTube: youtube.com/user/uniongas.
Photo: From left to right: Chris Young, Administration Manager, STO, Union Gas; Sharon Nethercott, Conservation Education Coordinator, St. Clair Region Conservation Authority; Wes Armstrong, director of storage and transmission operations, Union Gas; and Steve Arnold, Chair, St. Clair Region Conservation Authority
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