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The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) is hosting two half-day conferences this week, one for municipal staff and another for construction contractors, focusing on best management practices and permit applications for works around wetlands, watercourses, and steep slopes.More
(North Bay, Ontario, March 24, 2023) Snow depth is normal for this time of year, but much higher than this time last year (27.7 cm in 2022) according to the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority which measures the snowpack as part of its flood forecasting program.More
(March 22, 2023 – North Bay) A Watershed Report Card for the region’s subwatersheds, released today by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority, tells us that the overall watershed health is good, with room for improvement in a few subwatersheds.More
(North Bay, Ontario, March 16, 2023) The average snow depth increased by 4.2 cm and the average water equivalence increased by 20.0 mm since March 2, 2023 reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.More
(North Bay, March 16, 2023) The annual ice removal on Parks Creek near Lakeshore Drive is set to begin Monday, March 20 and the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is urging the public and snowmobilers to stay off the creek and away from the mouth of the creek on Lake Nipissing.More