Aux Ormes River - North Branch

Old mine structure

Access to river for old mine

Old mining site in Madran

Old bridge structure

Access to camp

Access to river

Waterfront property

NB Ormes 01

Thursday, September 16, 2010


Cluster of cottages and camping trailers on both sides of the river. Lots of filamentous algae in the river. Site of old Keymet mine. Access trail to the river for one camp and one for the mine.

Action Required:

A follow-up is required to find the source of proliferation of this algae. It is also important to analyse and identify this algae to know its potential effects on water quality. Landowner education on the importance of maintaining an adequate buffer zone on their property.


June 29 2017

Algae bloom

Old mine structure

Waterfront property


The vegetation has grown in a few places. A trailer is still near the river and a cottage on the other side. The river still contains green filamentous algae, a resource person was contacted. Follow-up should be done.

Negligible alteration

Minor alteration. Must follow site

Alteration with possibility of impact

Alteration with impact. Recommended intervention.

Full restoration

incomplete restoration or monitor

Restoration to be completed