Cleanup activity at île à l’Aigle

Event Details

June 16th, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Ile à l'Aigle, Quebec
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

You are invited to participate in a shoreline clean-up activity and to see firsthand the St. Lawrence River islands enhancement project.  This shoreline clean-up activity will help maintain the ecological integrity of the property and help NCC complete a project that will make the island accessible to the whole community!

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

Please email the event contact to join the waiting list.

More Information

About Ile à l’Aigle

This Island located East of the Montreal Island is characterized by a prairie ecosystem where species at risk are present such as the Bobolink and the  Short-eared owl. Wetlands (marshes) are also present.

What you will be doing

During the shoreline cleanup activity, you will help remove light-weight waste from the surrounding area. Activity will involve walking around the site, bending to pick up garbage, and carrying full garbage bags.

Why you will love it

You will spend time on an island in the Saint-Lawrence River. A NCC biologist will help you discover the ecological richness of the island and the presence of rare species habitats.

Questions?

Contact Valérie Aubin: Valerie.aubin@conservationdelanature.ca

Please Note

The outing is limited to 12 participants due to the capacity of the boats. The outing is open to people over the age of 15. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
In case of rain, the event will be postponed to Sunday June 16.
The meeting point is in Repentigny. Details will be provided to registrants prior to the event.
Ticks could be present in 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
  • Snacks
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Any necessary medications