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
The Timmins Flood Advisory Committee has terminated the Flood Watch for the Mattagami River, Porcupine Lake and Kamiskotia Lake. Higher than normal water levels continue to drop throughout the area.
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.
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.
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
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority office is located at:
100 Lakeshore Road
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.