Cleanup activity at île à l’Aigle

Event Details

June 16th, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Ile à l'Aigle, Quebec
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

Volunteers 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!

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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, volunteers will help remove light-weight waste from the surrounding area.

Why you will love it

An NCC biologist will help volunteers discover the ecological richness of the island and the presence of rare species habitats in Quebec.

Questions?

Contact Lucie Veillette: lucie.veillette@conservationdelanature.ca

Please Note

The outing is limited to 20 participants due to the capacity of the boats. The outing is open to people over the age of 16. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
In case of rain, the event will be postponed to Sunday June 17
Carpooling can be organized, please go to : https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/4mivzj
The meeting point is in Repentigny. Details will be provided to registrants later.
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

Thanks to the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques du Québec and Programme Interactions Communautaires

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
  • Construction gloves
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Layered clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Raingear
Miscellaneous
  • 1 litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen lotion