Cleaning up Iles Bouchard and Beauregard
May 11th, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ile Bouchard, Quebec
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup
Take part in our shoreline cleanup of Ile Bouchard and Ile Beauregard and help maintain the ecological integrity of these islands that are home to the Copper Redhorse and Bank Swallow.
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This island of the St. Lawrence River, located in the municipality of Saint-Sulpice, is characterized by old agricultural fields that NCC wants to improve in order to increase biodiversity. It is the habitat to several country birds including the Bank Swallow.What you will be doing
You will help remove light-weight debris and waste from the shore-bank. Activity will involve walking around the site, bending to pick up garbage, and carrying full garbage bags.Why you will love it
You'll have the opportunity to experience the ecological richness of Ile Bouchard and Ile Beauregard, home to rare species such as the Barn Swallow and the Copper Redhorse, and enjoy unique panoramic views on the St. Lawrence River.Questions?
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The outing is limited to 10 participants because of the boat capacity.
In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to Sunday May 12 .
Minors must be at least 16 years old and accompanied by an adult.
The meeting point will be in Repentigny. Details will be provided to registrants prior to the event.
Ticks could be present on the island.
While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:
- Closed-toe footwear
- Long pants
- Long shirt
- Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
- Sun hat
- Rain gear
- Personal flotation device
- 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
- Bug spray
- Any necessary medication