By now you have probably seen information circulating in the community and online about a Fisheries Study that will be taking place on the Pic River over the next 2 years.
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg Sustainable Development is launching a fisheries study on the Pic River. We are asking all community members who have fished the Pic Riv-er, including the mouth of the Pic River to complete a short survey.
COVID-19 is primarily transmitted via direct contact and droplets propelled for various distances.
If you have been instructed to self-isolate by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and require any assistance please reach out.
The Thunder Bay District Health Unit (TBDHU) is actively investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 associated with Barrick Hemlo, Williams Mine located outside of Marathon.
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg strongly recommends all residents avoid non-essential travel outside of the areas from Thunder Bay to Sault Ste Marie.
It has been confirmed that a Marathon resident has tested positive for COVID-19, and we are taking the necessary precautions to effectively manage information.
Under the direction of the Emergency Response Team, effective, Monday, November 23rd, the playground located at the Elementary School and the Beaver Crescent area will be closed for the season.
Please be advised that with an increase of personal transportation being used when dropping children off and children walking to the school the following changes in traffic flow will occur during school times.
From August 14th-18th 2020, the Upper Great Lakes Management Unit will be conducting fisheries assessment work (Offshore Fish Community Index Netting) offshore of the community.