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North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority

NBMCA was founded in 1972 by the Province of Ontario and the NBMCA’s 10 member municipalities.
As a community-based, non-profit environmental organization, NBMCA is dedicated to
conserving, restoring, developing and managing renewable natural resources on a watershed basis.
NBMCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities who are members of Conservation Ontario.

Be a Steward!

Prevent Erosion and Runoff!

Planting trees and shrubs along the shoreline or stream bank at your home, farm or cottage is one of the ways you can help protect and preserve water quality. 

Permits

Development and On-site Sewage

Permits are one tool for balancing human needs with the needs
of the natural environment, protecting people and property
from natural hazards.

Science

Integrated Watershed Management

From water quality monitoring and flood forecasting to drinking water source protection, NBMCA uses science to make watershed management decisions. 

Get Outside!

Trails & Events

Looking to hike, bike, or ski?
Paddle a historic canoe route?
Explore our natural heritage?
Take part in an environmental festival or special event?  

News

NBMCA Service Delivery during COVID-19

August 04, 2020

The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority continues to follow the guidance of the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit to monitor the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and respond appropriately.  We continue to examine our business practices to find a balance between our social responsibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protecting our employees from potential exposure while continuing to deliver essential services.

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EAU CLAIRE GORGE CLOSED FOR FILMING

September 16, 2020

Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area will be starring in the upcoming movie “Lakewood”.  The conservation area will be closed to the public on September 18, 21, 22, and 23 while filming takes place.

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WALKWAY DETOUR AT 15 JANEY AVE., NORTH BAY

September 15, 2020

A new walkway from the front entrance at 15 Janey Ave to the rear of the building is being built this week.  Work begins today and should be finished by the end of the week.  An alternative pathway is available during construction. 

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KATE PACE WAY CLOSED BETWEEN LAKESHORE & DECAIRE FOR BRIDGE REPAIR

September 15, 2020

The Kate Pace Way bridge over the La Vase River is getting a face lift over the next few weeks as the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority replaces the timber bridge deck and surrounding fence.

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COVID-19 UPDATE - Washrooms

September 11, 2020

The washroom at Eau Claire Gorge is now open and sanitized twice daily (approx 6 am and 4 pm)  Washrooms at Mattawa Island and Elks Beach are closed.  The public is asked to practise physical distancing, maintaining a distance of 2 meters from other family/household groups on the trails.  

 

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2019 Year In Review

 

Registration NOW OPEN for the 45th Annual Mattawa River Canoe Race - July 24, 2021

 

 

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