Ice jam in Vermillion River being monitored by Conservation Sudbury

CBC News · Posted: Dec 04, 2020 11:34 AM ET | Last Updated: December 4

Unusual for ice jam to form in late fall; normally it's a spring problem. Conservation Sudbury is keeping an eye on a small ice jam on the Vermillion River in the Town of Capreol.Capreol ice jam 2020 - Conservation Sudbury

Conservation Sudbury is monitoring this small ice jam in the Vermillion River in the Town of Capreol. Some nearby residents are concerned it may cause flooding (Submitted by Ray Pauze)

Some residents in the community are concerned it could cause flooding.

Carl Jorgenson, general manager of Conservation Sudbury believes a brief period of cold temperatures coupled with strong winds may have caused the pile-up of ice in the shallow area of the river.

"There are several places where the water is either going over top of the build up of ice or in between spaces that have been created," he said.

CLICK HERE to read the full article


trailpeak logo

Trailpeak has included many of the trails found at LLCA in its site.
Please note that Conservation Sudbury is not responsible for the accuracy of the information found on the Trailpeak site.

BioSki Cross-Country and Showshoe Club

Visit the BioSki Cross-Country and Showshoe Club for ski and snowshoe maps around Lake Laurentian

NDCA Receives Community Builders Award

Northern Life Article

CLICK HERE to read the featured article on the Northern Life's 2012 Community Builder Awards of Excellence.