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 MRCA staff will be working on the Hersey Lake outer loop trails and the Golden Springs Trail over the next few weeks to clear the remaining debris from the ice storm of November 2022. We ask for patience as we get through the 7 km of damaged area with our minimal staff. Please use caution and watch for workers when in those areas.
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority has terminated the Flood Watch for Mattagami River. Flooding statements and warnings can be found on our Flood Advisories page.
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority (MRCA) has downgraded the Mattagami River to a Flood Watch. The Watershed Conditions Statement: Flood Outlook for Porcupine Lake and Porcupine River, and the Watershed Conditions Statement: Water Safety for all areas have been terminated. Updates can be seen on our Flood Advisories page.
The Mattagami Region Conservation Authority (MRCA) issued a Flood Warning for the Mattagami River watershed, specifically for the Mattagami River. A Flood Warning message serves as notification to the general public that localized flooding may occur. Warnings can be seen on our Flood Advisories page.
The Wintergreen Fund for Conservation is once again offering a scholarship to a graduate of a high school in Timmins who will be continuing their education in a conservation, environmental or natural resources field of study. Information and the application form can be found on our Wintergreen Scholarship for Environmental Conservation page.
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.