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15 May 2020

May 20: Reopening of the Bec-Scie !

The Bec-Scie Outdoor Center will reopen on Wednesday, May 20th! Following the latest government announcements, it will now be possible to enjoy one of your outdoor activities such as hiking alone or in pairs while respecting the sanitary measure and social distancing. To mark the reopening, admission will be free for everyone until June 1st. This is an […]
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3 April 2020

Contact Nature Publishes its New 2020-2025 Strategic Planning

In 2019, Contact Nature undertook a process of reflection on the organization in order to develop a strategic planning for 2020-2025. Contact Nature wishes to continue developing its commitment to its community, particularly in this context of crisis. It is in a spirit of confidence for the future that we share with you today our […]
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23 March 2020

Telecommuting at Contact Nature. How to reach us?

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Contact Nature’s administrative team is now in telework mode! Our administrative office is closed but each member of our team works from home and is available to answer your voice message or email. Email addresses of members of the administrative team. Email addresses of our divisions. Telephone number through which […]
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20 March 2020

Bec-Scie closed for winter 2020

In order to follow municipal directives related the COVID-19 crisis, the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center is currently closed for the rest of the winter season. Access to the slopes prohibited Access to the slopes is prohibited. Trails are no longer maintained and are not safe. There is also no team on site to provide surveillance and […]
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3 February 2020

New! Shared Track on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday Evenings

To meet customer demand, the Bec-Scie makes the family trail available for several sports on certain evenings. This trail, usually dedicated to cross-country skiing, will also be accessible by fatbike, canine ski-joering and snowshoeing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The family trail is lit up in the evening. […]
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2 February 2020

New at Bec-Scie: Hok skis!

There’s something new in the Bec-Scie equipment rental room! It is now possible to rent Hok skis, a hybrid between ski touring and snowshoeing. Extract from Espace magazine: Shorter than ski touring, with its 125 or 145 cm, Hok ski, or snowshoe ski, has an integrated skin which gives more traction on climbs, as well […]
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12 January 2020

Fatbike rental

Did you know that you can rent fatbikes at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center? We have two fatbike tracks, one of which runs along Rivière-à-Mars. Our tracks total 6 km and are maintained every day. The rental price is $ 25 + taxes for half a day. To try this famous winter bike, go to Bec-Scie! […]
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23 December 2019

Happy hours are Back at Bec-Scie

Happy hours (5 to 7) are back at Bec-Scie Outdoor Center! From December 26, there will be happy hours at the Bec-Scie chalet every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. By a happy coincidence, these are also the nights of runway lighting! Special prices at the restaurant-bar: 2 large beers for $ 15 2 small beers for […]
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10 December 2019

Holiday Schedule at Bec-Scie

The Bec-Scie Outdoor Center will be open according to this schedule for the holiday season: December 24: 8 am to 4:30 pm. December 25th: closed. December 26-27-28: 8 am to 9 pm. December 29: 8 am to 6 pm. December 30-31: 8 am to 4:30 pm. January 1st: closed. January 2: return to the usual […]
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21 November 2019

$ 22,500 raised at Contact Nature’s benefit dinner

Contact Nature is very proud to announce that the fundraising dinner on November 7th raised $ 22,500! These funds will be invested in various projects to promote access to the outdoors for people in vulnerable situations in the region. The whole Contact Nature team thanks the participants for their immense generosity at the silent auction […]
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15 November 2019

Give a Contact Nature gift card for Christmas!

Good news! It is now possible to buy a Contact-Nature gift card! Exchangeable in all the activities of the Contact Nature divisions : in Rivière-à-Mars, at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at the ice fishing villages of La Baie, at Okwari Le Fjord and at the campsite Au jardin de mon père. Buy a gift certificate. […]
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8 November 2019

A Gift Certificate for each Contact Nature Member

To encourage citizen participation, Contact Nature is now offering a $ 20 gift certificate to each of its members. The contribution requested to become a member is $ 20. Each member thus recovers his investment in a Contact Nature gift certificate. In addition to being a thank you, the gift certificate allows each member to […]
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26 October 2019

Contact Nature thanks the participants of its Forum of the future

On Wednesday, October 23rd, Contact Nature held a Future Forum with various stakeholders in the context of its 2020-2025 strategic planning. The evening was a reflection on the future of Contact Nature, which is currently preparing its strategic plan for the next five years. Representatives from different fields have agreed to make this gesture of […]
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11 October 2019

Contact Nature many times finalist!

Tourism Excellence Award Contact Nature is a finalist in two categories at the Tourism Excellence Awards of the Tourism Alliance of Quebec! The Okwari Adventures division is nominated in the “Innovation and Offer Development Initiative” category for its winter activities, and Contact Nature is a finalist in the “Human Resources Management Initiative – Innovative Practice” […]
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7 October 2019

Contact Nature Compensates With Boreal Carbon

This month, Contact Nature made its first greenhouse gas offset with the Boreal Carbon program of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. Contact Nature offset 6.4 tons of greenhouse gases by financing the planting of 46 trees. The trees planted under this program are entirely dedicated to university research on the role of the forest […]
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