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  • Les Rendez-vous de l’Atlas: seven webinars and one forum for biodiversity conservation

    The Atlas of Natural Areas of Conservation Interest of the St. Lawrence Lowlands is being prepared! The results of the research carried out under the St. Lawrence Action Plan will help identify priority sites for priority biodiversity conservation sites and guide conservation actions in the region.

    To learn more about the methods used and the results obtained, consult the Rendez-vous de l'Atlas webinar series (French only) and participate in the Forum du Rendez-vous de l’Atlas (French only) on April 25 and 26, 2018.

    Photo: ECCC

  • Ecological monitoring program and biodiversity monitoring program

    An ecological monitoring program for the 8 National Wildlife Areas in Quebec has been developed by the Canadian Wildlife Service which presents the selected indicators and survey methodologies. Similarly, a biodiversity monitoring program is currently being developed for the entire province. These two programs will be implemented in a concerted manner to monitor biodiversity along the St. Lawrence River.

    Consult the fact sheet

    Photo : Benoît Jobin, ECCC

  • The wetlands of the St. Lawrence

    Observations on the various types of wetlands and terrestrial environments, as well as  a survey of vascular plants, are now available on the Government of Canada website for sampling sites located along the St. Lawrence, from Cornwall to Trois-Pistoles, in the Îles de Boucherville and in Lake Saint-Pierre. Happy reading!
    Photo : ECCC

  • Navigate the St. Lawrence in a few clicks

    How much do you know about the riches of the St. Lawrence River? Plunge into the world of recreational boating and commercial shipping with our new guide, “Navigation on the St. Lawrence: Echo of the Past, Path to the Future.” In just a few clicks, you can learn about the St. Lawrence’s biodiversity and its sustainable recreational and economic uses. The guide is a treasure trove of information that will take you on a fascinating voyage on the St. Lawrence, one of the world’s great rivers. See the fact sheet on this project.

    Consult the fact sheet
    Photo : Transport Canada


In 1988, the governments of Canada and Quebec began working together with various stakeholders to conserve, restore, protect and develop the St. Lawrence.

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