(North Bay March 27, 2020) This weekend’s forecast for 30-35 mm of rain combined with snowmelt and spring-level water courses has prompted the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority to issue its third flood forecasting statement this spring.More
The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority continues to follow the guidance of the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit to monitor the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and respond appropriately. We continue to examine our business practices to find a balance between our social responsibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protecting our employees from potential exposure while continuing to deliver essential services.More
(North Bay, Ontario, March 24, 2020) Snow survey readings confirm that the snow is gradually melting. Snow depth has slightly decreased and water equivalence has slightly increased since the snow pack measurements taken on March 13 by the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority as part of its flood forecasting program.
The average snow depth for the three sites is 35.3 cm, a 5.2 cm decrease from last week. The average water equivalence for the three sites is 121.3 mm, a 21.7 mm increase from last week.More
(North Bay, Ontario, March 20, 2020) Being outdoors has always been a magic elixir for mental health and wellbeing. During COVID-19, it’s still a great place to be active if you follow the guidance of the Health Unit regarding social distancing. The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is also reminding people to keep your dogs on leash and poop and scoop while you’re on conservation area trails.More
(North Bay March 19, 2020) The North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is issuing its second water safety statement this spring. Increased runoff to area lakes and watercourses are expected due to a forecast of rain and warm temperatures which will further melting of the snowpack.More
(North Bay, March 17, 2020) The annual ice removal off Parks Creek near Lakeshore Drive is set to begin Monday, March 23 and the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority is urging the public and snowmobilers to stay off the creek and away from the mouth of the creek on Lake Nipissing.
(North Bay, Ontario, March 17, 2020) A new 180 ft boardwalk will soon connect the 1 km loop of the purple trail at Laurier Woods Conservation Area, thanks to the friends and family of 28-year old Michael Gauthier who wanted to honour his memory, his passion for the outdoors, and his love of Laurier Woods.More
(March 18, 2020 - 8:30 am) The NBMCA offices in North Bay and Parry Sound are now closed to the public; however, staff are at work, able to provide you with service by phone or email until further notice. We may take appointments if absolutely necessary.More
(North Bay, Ontario, March 13, 2020) With milder temperatures and some rain, snow depth has been reduced by an average of 16cm and water equivalence has increased by an average of 7mm since the survey 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.More
(North Bay March 9, 2020) It’s official. The spring melt has begun. With rain and warmer temperatures in the forecast, the North Bay-Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) is issuing a Water Safety Statement to caution area residents of the growing risks near and around area watercourses due to the rain and melting snow.More