Awareness Day in the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve

Event Details

May 12th, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (Prévost), Quebec
Inventories and Monitoring

Volunteers will act as patrollers and stand at the entrances of the Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (RNAK) to inform visitors of permitted and prohibited activities in the nature reserve. Volunteers will also help NCC by talking to visitors about the protected area and NCC’s mission.

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About Alfred-Kelly Nature Reserve (Prévost)

Located just 60 km from Montreal, this rocky 605 hectare (1,496 ac.) reserve is nestled in the heart of the Piedmont and Prévost Escarpments of the Laurentians — one of the region’s emblematic natural areas. Balancing conservation and public access, this area offers stunning trail systems up to 15 km long and provides habitat for more than 80% of Quebec’s birds of prey! Other flora and fauna spotted on the property include the rare purple clematis and Holboell’s rockcress, Canada warbler and the endangered butternut tree.

What you will be doing

10 AM: Meeting at Prévost station 10:30 AM -2 PM : Patrol Dinner on the patrol site at your convenience (bring your lunch) 2:30 PM- 3 PM: Review of the day (Prévost station, tea, coffee and snacks will be served)

Why you will love it

You will actively contribute to the protection of the RNAK and its ecological richness

Questions?

Contact Lucie Veillette: lucie.veillette@conservationdelanature.ca

Please Note

Participants must be at least 8 years old. Minors must be accompanied by an adult

In case of rain, the event may be postponed to Sunday May 27, please check your e-mail the day before.

Two other Awareness Days will take place in the RNAK in 2018 : on July 14 and August 25. Your registration to the May 26th event will also be valid for these 2 other events.

MEETING POINT: Prévost Station, 1272 Rue de la Traverse, Prévost, QC J0R 1T. Toilets available.

People of all fitness levels can participate
No toilets on site
Water and snacks will be provided

Thanks to the Government of Canada.

Item Checklist

While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:

Clothes
  • Close-toed footwear or hiking boots
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Raingear
  • Insect repellent
Miscellaneous
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen lotion