WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

Located in northeastern Ontario, the MRCA has a watershed area of over 11,000 square kilometers.

PERMITS

Are you planning development work near a watershed, river, stream, wetland, slope, or shoreline?
You may require a permit from the Conservation Authority.

CONSERVATION AREAS

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

November 20
2022

The Timmins Flood Advisory Committee has downgraded the Flood Warning to a Flood Watch for Kamiskotia Lake, Mattagami River and Porcupine Lake. Current advisories can be found on our Flood Advisories page.

November 14
2022

The Timmins Flood Advisory Committee has extended the current Flood Warning to include Kamiskotia Lake as well as Mattagami River and Porcupine Lake. The Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety has also been extended for all areas of the Watershed. Current advisories can be found on our Flood Advisories page.

November 11
2022

Recreational Trail and Hersey Lake CA Safety Alert: Large trees are blocking the road to the Hersey Lake Conservation Area. Trees are falling throughout the trails due to the heavy ice. Staff will remove trees once it is safe to do so. Please stay out of the Hersey Lake CA and off the recreational trail system until we have a chance to evaluate the damage and safely address the issues.

November 4
2022

Winter Trail Reminder: 
Trails outside the Conservation Areas (Gillies Lake and Hersey Lake) are not maintained between November 1 and April 30.
Bridge to Bridge Trail stairs from Norman St. to Lafleur Dr. are closed for the winter season.
The Lion’s Walk Trail is part of the OFSC snowmobile trails and should not be used by pedestrians between November 1 and April 30

October 14
2022

The section of the Bridge to Bridge Trail connecting Gillies St. and Algonquin Blvd. is closed permanently effective October 14, 2022. See the notification here.

Flood Status

Mattagami River
Flood Watch Statement
Porcupine Lake
Flood Watch Statement
Kamiskotia Lake
Flood Watch Statement

Low Water Status

Normal Water Levels

Contact Us

The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority office is located at:

100 Lakeshore Road
Timmins, Ontario
P4N 8R5

Tel:  705-360-2660
Fax: 705-360-2692
Email: [email protected]

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.