Mattagami Region Conservation Authority (MRCA) announces closure, or partial closure, of the Gillies Lake walking trail, in late March or early April in order to facilitate diamond drill activity at the Gillies Lake Conservation Area. The portion of the trail impacted will be northeast of the MRCA office. The work area and temporary trail will be properly identified during the duration of the drill work. Please see the image below for the location of the drill activity. The drill activity is projected to last for a 2-3 week period. Please contact the MRCA at 705.360.2660 if you have any questions or concerns.