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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NBMCA SERVICES DURING COVID-19

March 27, 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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Godspeed Rob ... and Thanks!

August 10, 2020

It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of Rob Palin, our On-site Sewage System Program Manager. Rob garnered the respect of colleagues and clients; installers and fellow sewage system professionals.

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Chippewa Creek Tender Issued

August 04, 2020

(August 4, 2020)  NBMCA has tendered for flood and erosion repair work on Chippewa Creek at Oak St., North Bay. 

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Washrooms now open at Elks Lodge 25 Family Park

July 31, 2020

Washroom now open at Elks Lodge 25 Family Park - Washrooms will be sanitized twice daily in accordance with Health Unit and NBMCA COVID-19 protocols at approximately 6am and 4pm. Please be COVID-19 friendly!

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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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