Participate in the Cleanup of Pointe Saint-Vallier!
June 5th, 2019, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Pointe de Saint-Vallier (Berthier-sur-Mer), Quebec
Infrastructure / Site Cleanup
Come join us for a day of waste collection in the woods and on the banks of the Pointe de Saint-Vallier. We will be picking up garbage that is brought in by the tides in order to make the site clean and safe for wildlife and visitors.
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This 67 hectare (167 ac.) property is located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, on the outskirts of Saint-Vallier and Berthier-sur-Mer, and approximately 50 km east of Quebec City. It is a remarkable natural area offering spectacular views of Cap Tourmente, Île d’Orléans and the St. Lawrence River Islands. This site highlights the exceptional rural and aquatic landscape of this region where the river expands and the St. Lawrence lowlands lie between the Appalachian and Laurentian mountains, providing habitat for species like the striped bass, American eel, bank swallow, and the endangered monarch butterfly and butternut tree.What you will be doing
You will collect garbage making the site clean and safe for wildlife. You will join a sub-group to tackle one section of the site. This activity requires some physical fitness, ability to walk about 1.5 km, bend down to pick up and lift garbage, and carry full garbage bags.Why you will love it
You will enjoy a day on the trails and discover the beautiful landscape and impressive view of the capes and islands of the St. Lawrence River.Questions?
Contact Isabelle René: firstname.lastname@example.org
People must be at least 16 years old and minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Additional details will be provided to registrants prior to the event.
While we do our best to provide you with the tools you need to participate, please bring the following items if you have them:
- Closed-toe footwear
- Long pants
- Long shirt
- Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
- Sun hat
- Rain gear
- Rubber boots
- Work gloves
- Bug spray
- 1 litre of water in reusable bottle