Snow Survey Readings for January 16, 2023

January 17, 2023

(North Bay, Ontario, January 17, 2023) Snow is lighter, with denser snow below from previous snow melts and has an average snow depth increase of 19.7 cm since January 3, 2023 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 Reading for January 3, 2023

January 04, 2023

(North Bay, Ontario, January 4, 2023) Although we received a substantial amount of snow leading in to the holidays, the warm weather and rain throughout the holidays only shows a snow depth increase of 7.7 cm since December 14, 2022 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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Story Hike at Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area trail fosters outdoor literacy

December 23, 2022

(North Bay, ON.  December 23, 2022)  As part of the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority’s 50th Anniversary, NBMCA is excited to announce the installation of a story hike on Laurentian Escarpment Conservation Area trails in partnership with COOL – Community Oriented Outdoor Literacy (COOL).

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Folks who championed Corbeil Conservation Area honoured during NBMCA’s 50th Anniversary

October 14, 2022

(Corbeil, ON.  October 14, 2022)  The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority unveiled a new kiosk sign at Corbeil Conservation Area today, honouring the Corbeil Parents’ Association who championed the formation of the Corbeil Conservation Area more than 40 years ago.

 

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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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