Community Open Houses Planned on Trout Lake

The purpose of the meetings is to present the latest data and findings and to review the recommendations presented in the reports

Community Open Houses will be held in North Bay and East Ferris on June 22 regarding the Trout Lake Watershed Study and Management Plan.

See: The future is now for Trout Lake

The first public meeting will be held at the East Ferris Community Center and Arena at 1267 Village Road in Astorville from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The second public meeting will be held in the North Bay City Hall Council Chambers at from 6 p.m. At 20 o ‘clock. Both public meetings will include a presentation beginning at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively, followed by questions and answers.

The purpose of these meetings is to present the latest data and findings and to review the recommendations presented in the reports.

All North Bay and East Ferris residents are welcome to attend. Comments can also be submitted online.

Trout Lake is the source of municipal drinking water for North Bay as well as the source of water for many shoreline residents of North Bay and East Ferris.

The watershed study and management plan aims to ensure that policies and provisions protect water quality and the visual and aesthetic characteristics of the watershed and to preserve opportunities for recreational, social and environmental experiences on its waterways.

The Watershed Study and Management Plan is being conducted jointly by the City of North Bay, the North Bay Mattawa Conservation Authority (NBMCA) and the Municipality of East Ferris to update and establish policies and provisions that will help protect and preserve Trout Lake, Four Mile Lake and incoming streams.