Cleanup activity at île du Moine

Event Details

September 8th, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Ile du Moine (Sorel-Tracy), Quebec
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup

This event is organized by the Nature Conservancy of Canada and the municipality of Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel. Volunteers are invited to participate in a shore-bank clean-up event to help maintain the ecological richness of the island and have the opportunity to see firsthand the return to grazing on Ile du Moine.

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About Ile du Moine (Sorel-Tracy)

Located less than 10 km north east of Sorel-Tracy, this 500 hectare (1,235 ac.) island is made up of open meadows, riparian marshes and inland swamps. These landscapes provide habitat for a variety of bird species, including the barn swallow, bobolink, Nelson’s sparrow, short-billed wren, short-eared owl and least bittern.

What you will be doing

Volunteers will help remove light-weight debris and waste from the shore-bank.

Why you will love it

Join NCC staff to experience the ecological richness of the island of Moine and the rare species found in these habitats in Quebec. Volunteers will also have the opportunity to participate in the reintroduction of grazing on the island of Moine, which is part of the heritage of the municipality of Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel.


Contact Lucie Veillette:

Please Note

In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to Sunday September 9 .
The outing is open to everyone, but priority is given to the citizens of Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel.
Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Please bring your own working gloves. We will lend some to people who do not have any.
If you are interested in carpooling, please go to :
Ticks could be present in the island.

People of all fitness levels can participate
No toilets on site
Carpooling can be arranged
We need you to bring some tools
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:

  • Close-toed footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long-sleeve shirt
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Raingear
  • Work gloves
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Lunch
  • Snacks