Located in northeastern Ontario, the MRCA has a watershed area of over 11,000 square kilometers.
Are you planning development work near a watershed, river, stream, wetland, slope, or shoreline?
You may require a permit from the Conservation Authority.
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority provides a variety of recreational opportunities throughout the City of Timmins through its system of Conservation Areas and Community Trails.
NEWS and Announcements
Under the enhanced public health measures implemented by the Province of Ontario our conservation area picnic benches are cordoned off. Our trails and recreation areas will remain open for people to walk through. Please do not use these open spaces for gathering with others. Wear a mask at all times where social distancing is not possible – that includes many areas of our trail system. See our COVID-19 Service Disruptions page for new information.
The Watershed Update for April 15, 2021 is now available. No further snow course sampling is expected to take place. Further updates will be issued as required. See our Upper Mattagami Watershed Statistics page for current information.
As per the Province of Ontario’s Stay-at-Home Order, the MRCA office will once again be closed to the public. Staff will continue to be available to assist you virtually. Inquiries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can see our contact us page for direct email addresses.
While using our trails and conservation areas, please remember to follow all public health guidelines including limiting close contact to only the people you live with, maintaining a social distance of 2 metres/6 feet from others, wearing a mask and staying at home if you don’t feel well or think you may have had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
The Watershed Update for April 6, 2021 is now available. The Timmins Flood Advisory Committee continue to meet weekly and will provide updates throughout the spring freshet. See our Upper Mattagami Watershed Statistics page for current information.
Low Water Status
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority office is located at:
100 Lakeshore Road
Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed between noon and 1:00 p.m.