Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area gates are now open! Hike the 1.9 self guided trail. Visit the replica loggers cabin. Take in the spectacular rapids and waterfalls where the Amable du Fond flows between steep rock walls. Hwy 17 east to Hwy 630. Follow the signs!More
Recognition of “watershed heroes”, raising funds for a “Boardwalk of Champions”, awarding student bursaries, and a return of the Mattawa River Canoe Race are some of the initiatives the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority has planned for the celebration of its 50th anniversary this year, announced this morning on Earth Day.More
The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is issuing its fifth watershed conditions statement this spring due to a substantial amount of rainfall in the forecast for the next two days. Although increased runoff due to snow melt and precipitation are in the forecast, flooding is not expected at this time.More
Two out of three snow survey stations now have very minimal snow bringing the average snow depth down 21.1 cm and the average water equivalence down 74.7 mm since the April 1 snow survey, reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority which measures the snow pack as part of its flood forecasting program.
“The average snow depth for the three sites is 3.1 cm and the average water equivalence for the three sites is 12.7 mm,” said Angela Mills NBMCA’s Water Resources Specialist. “Last year at this time we had no snow,” she added.More
Continued snowmelt today following the recent rainfall has caused water levels on urban watercourses including Chippewa Creek to continue to rise and approach the top of bank in some areas this evening, prompting the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook.More