Cleanup activity at île du Moine
July 14th, 2018, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ile du Moine, 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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This island is home to meadows, marshes, and swamps, as well as potentially many interesting bird species: 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.Questions?
Contact Lucie Veillette: firstname.lastname@example.org
In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to Sunday July 15.
This activity is limited to 25 participants because of the capacity of the barge. 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 : https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/g2ben8
Ticks could be present in 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:
- Close-toed footwear
- Long pants
- Long-sleeve shirt
- Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
- Sun hat
- Work gloves
- 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
- Insect repellent
- Sunscreen lotion