Powassan Honours NBMCA's 50th Anniversary

August 26, 2022

The past, present and future of watershed management met Thursday when the Municipality of Powassan, youth from their summer program and the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) came together to plant a sugar maple tree at Powassan’s firehall in honour of NBMCA’s 50th anniversary.

 

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Watershed Wonders Photo Contest & Workshop!

August 02, 2022

A picture, as they say, is worth 1,000 words and now’s your chance to capture and share the beauty of the region’s watersheds by entering the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s Watershed Wonders 50th Anniversary Photography Contest.

 

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All Paddlers Cross the Finish Line at Mattawa River Canoe Race

July 23, 2022

After a two-year hiatus due to COVID, 42 teams from across the country participated in North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s 45th Mattawa River Canoe Race with the 1st place finishers completing the 64km race in just over six hours.

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Experience “Forest Bathing” at Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area Hike July 22

July 15, 2022

(North Bay, ON, July 15, 2022)  Join guest guide Laura Kielpinski of the Canadian Ecology Centre for a “Forest Bathing” hike during the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s annual Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area hike Friday, July 22.

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Wildlife Preservation Canada Bumble Bee Survey!

June 15, 2022

(North Bay, Ontario, June 15, 2022) It was good news for a number of bee species in Laurier Woods Conservation Area when Wildlife Preservation Canada’s (WPC) bee research team’s turned up a number of species on the decline during their recent spring survey to locate rare and declining bumble bees throughout Ontario.

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Water Safety Statement Issued 5:45 pm

May 26, 2022

Water levels in area watercourses are generally at above-average levels for this time of year due to the continued rainfall today. With more rain in the forecast, and a chance of several large storms passing through, the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority has issued a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety.

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Chitra Gowda Appointed New CAO

May 26, 2022

The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) Board Members have appointed Chitra Gowda as its new CAO.

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Eau Claire Gorge Conservation Area now open!

May 14, 2022

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!

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NBMCA Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebrations on Earth Day!

April 22, 2022

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.

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Water Safety Statement Issued Apr 12

April 12, 2022

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.

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