Cleaning up Iles Bouchard and Beauregard

Event Details

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.

If you’re interested in carpooling to the property with other volunteers (driving or catching a ride) please click here. Happy travels!

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About Ile Bouchard

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?

Contact Valérie Aubin: valerie.aubin@conservationdelanature.ca

Please Note

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.

People of all fitness levels can participate
No toilets on site
Unfinished trails, not accessible
Carpooling can be arranged
All tools will be provided by NCC
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
  • Closed-toe footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
Miscellaneous
  • Personal flotation device
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Lunch
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Any necessary medication