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

Winter Hours

December 06, 2019
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Snow Survey Readings for January 15, 2020

January 16, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, January 16, 2020)  Snow depth is approximately half of what it was at this time last year, reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. 

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Snow Survey Readings - for January 2, 2020

January 06, 2020

Snow Survey Readings

FOR JANUARY 2, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, January 6, 2020)  Snow depth and water content is close to normal for this time of the year.

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Enbridge supports EcoPath with $2000 grant

December 23, 2019

(North Bay, Ontario, December 23, 2019)  Enbridge Gas is proud to support the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s (NBMCA) Chippewa Creek EcoPath program through a $2,000 grant.

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Snow Survey Readings for December 13, 2019

December 13, 2019

(North Bay, Ontario, December 13, 2019)  Very minimal change in snow depth and water content in the snow compared to the last snow survey readings two weeks ago, reports the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) who measures snow depth and water content as part of its Flood Forecasting and Warning Program. 

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2018 Year in Review

 

 

Registration NOW OPEN for the 44th Annual Mattawa River Canoe Race - July 25, 2020

 

 

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