LRCA News

2018 Annual Report Now Available

2018 Annual Report Now Available

Posted on May 16th

The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) 2018 Annual Report is now available! It can be viewed as an online PDF (see below); additionally, paper copies are available at our office located at 130 Conservation Road.

2018 ANNUAL REPORT

Mosquito Creek Watershed Wetland Evaluation Study Open House

Mosquito Creek Watershed Wetland Evaluation Study Open House

Posted on May 02nd

Public Open House: Mosquito Creek Watershed Wetlands Evaluation Study 

DATE: May 8, 2019
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: LRCA Administrative Office Multi-Purpose Room | 130 Conservation Road | City of Thunder Bay

The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) will be hosting a Public Open House on May 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm regarding the recently completed Mosquito Creek Watershed Wetland Study. The LRCA engaged the services of Northern Bioscience Ecological Consulting to evaluate the wetlands within the Mosquito Creek Watershed, which identified and confirmed the boundary of 249 hectares of existing wetlands within the LRCA Area of Jurisdiction. 

A presentation from Northern Bioscience will occur at 7 pm.  The study report and maps will be available for viewing at the Open House, and LRCA staff and Northern Bioscience will be available to answer any questions related to the Study.

The evaluated wetland boundaries including a 30 metre buffer will be incorporated in the City of Thunder Bay, Geographic Township of McIntyre, Screening Map-5, which depict the Approximate Regulated Area.  Screening Maps are used by the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority in the administration of Ontario Regulation 97/04-180/06:  Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses.  Development within this area will require a permit from the Authority.

View the wetland map:

MAP

Neebing River Watershed Wetland Evaluation Open House

Neebing River Watershed Wetland Evaluation Open House

Posted on May 02nd

Public Open House: Neebing River Watershed Wetlands Evaluation Study

DATE: May 7, 2019
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: LRCA Administrative Office Multi-Purpose Room | 130 Conservation Road | City of Thunder Bay

The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) will be hosting a Public Open House on May 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm regarding the recently completed Neebing River Watershed Wetland Study. The LRCA engaged the services of Northern Bioscience Ecological Consulting to evaluate the wetlands within the Neebing River Watershed, which identified and confirmed the boundary of 3,644 hectares of existing wetlands within the LRCA Area of Jurisdiction. 

A presentation from Northern Bioscience will occur at 7 pm.  The study report and maps will be available for viewing at the Open House, and LRCA staff and Northern Bioscience will be available to answer any questions related to the Study.

The evaluated wetland boundaries including a 30 metre buffer will be incorporated in the City of Thunder Bay, Geographic Township of McIntyre, Screening Map-4 and in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge, Geographic Township of Oliver, Screening Map-2, which depict the Approximate Regulated Area.  Screening Maps are used by the Lakehead Region Conservation Authority in the administration of Ontario Regulation 97/04-180/06:  Development, Interference with Wetlands and Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses.  Development within this area will require a permit from the Authority.

View the wetland maps:

MAP 1

MAP 2