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 - February 15, 2020

February 15, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, February 15, 2020)  Snow depth and water content is below normal for this time of the 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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Climate change, rural landscapes and water quality focus of forums

February 07, 2020

(North Bay, February 6, 2020)  Commercial farmers, hobby farmers, equine operators and land owners who lease land for farming are invited to meet industry experts on Feb 13 for a discussion on climate change, farm operations, stream banks and water quality as part of Changing Rural Landscapes – a Conversation with Agriculture.

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Snow Survey Readings - January 31, 2020

January 31, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, January 31, 2020)  Snow depth and water content is close to normal for this time of the year with slight change since the last snow survey on January 15, 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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Dave Mendicino Elected Chair of NBMCA

January 30, 2020

(North Bay, January 30, 2020) The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) Board of Directors elected North Bay Councillor Dave Mendicino as its new Chair at its Annual General Meeting Wednesday.

Powassan Councillor Dave Britton was elected Vice Chair.

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

 

 

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