Chris Holmes awarded environmental award

June 23, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, June 23, 2020)   East Ferris resident Chris Holmes has been recognized by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority Board of Directors for his environmental stewardship efforts.

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Mattawa Island CA and Beach Open

June 02, 2020

Mattawa Island Conservation Area and beach are now open.  The basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, as well as the washroom, remain closed.  

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Beaches open at Elks Beach and Eva Wardlaw Conservation Areas

May 29, 2020

Beaches at Elks Beach Conservation Area on Trout Lake, off Hwy 17 and Eva Wardlaw Conservation Areas, on Lake Nipissing off Lakeshore Dr. North Bay,  are now open effective May 29, 2020.

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NBMCA Beaches Remain Closed due to COVID-19

May 22, 2020

Provincial emergency orders call for beaches to remain closed at this time.  NBMCA's beaches at Elks Beach, Eva Wardlaw and Mattawa Island are closed. 

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NBMCA Opens Conservation Areas for Long Weekend

May 15, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, May 15, 2020)   All but one of NBMCA’s conservation areas will be officially opened Saturday for passive use while a few amenities, such as washrooms, will remain closed.

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2020 Mattawa River Canoe Race Cancelled due to COVID-19

May 01, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, May 1, 2020)   The 2020 Mattawa River Canoe Race set for July 25 has been cancelled for due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Water Safety Statement Issued Today

April 28, 2020

(North Bay April 28, 2020)   The 34 mm of rain forecast over the next two days is expected to result in increased runoff, increasing public risk around area lakes and watercourses prompting the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue a water safety statement for its watersheds.

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Bear Sighting at Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area

April 27, 2020

(North Bay – April 27, 2020)  A trail user advised the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority of a bear sighting this afternoon at the Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area and the Laurentian Ski Hill at 15 Janey Ave, North Bay.

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Snow Survey Results - April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020

(North Bay, Ontario, April 22, 2020)  In the past week, due to two snowfalls snow depth has increased by an average of 1.1 cm and water equivalence has increased by an average of 0.7 mm since the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) undertook snow pack measurements taken April 15.

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Spring Bear Sighting at Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area

April 17, 2020

(North Bay – April 17, 2020)  A trail user advised the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority of a bear sighting this afternoon at the Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area and the Laurentian Ski Hill at 15 Janey Ave, North Bay.

 

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