Tree plantation at Ile du Moine

Event Details

June 8th, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Ile du Moine (Sorel-Tracy), Quebec
Habitat Restoration

To help maintain the ecological integrity of Île du Moine and support the population of birds on the island, you are invited to participate in a day of tree planting.

If you’re interested in carpooling with other volunteers please click here. Happy travels!


Please email the event contact to join the waiting list.

More Information

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

You will be planting different species of indigenous trees! Activity will involve walking, bending, and digging.

Why you will love it

You will experience the ecological richness of the island of Moine and the rare species found in these habitats. You will also have the chance to learn more about the birds present on this island and how trees provide them with habitat.


Contact Valérie Aubin:

Please Note

Participants must be at least 14 years old. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
In case of rain, the activity will be postponed to Sunday June 9, 2019.
The meeting point will be in the parking lot of the Commune in Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel. Details will be provided to registrants.
Ticks could be present in the island.

Moderate fitness level required
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:

  • Closed-toe footwear
  • Long pants
  • Long shirt
  • Layers of clothing (light sweater and jacket)
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
  • Personal flotation device
  • 1 Litre of water in a reusable bottle
  • Lunch
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Insect repellent
  • Any necessary medication