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25 May 2021

Sustainable tourism: Contact Nature interview in Tourismexpress

Contact Nature: interview with this Saguenay company, leader in sustainable tourism in Quebec, by Jean-Michel Perron (French) On May 25, 2021, Tourismexpress published an article in which our Managing Director Marc-André Galbrand and our Head of Sustainable Development Jenny Vandal are interviewed about Contact Nature’s vision for sustainable tourism. Je ne connais aucune autre entreprise […]
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22 April 2021

An eco-responsible rating of 75%

As you know, at Contact Nature, we work actively to integrate the principles of sustainable development into all of our operations and to take the necessary measures to reduce our environmental, social and economic impacts. In this sense, we have participated in the eco-responsible Les Pages Vertes certification program. It is with pride that we […]
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19 April 2021

Contact Nature donates 1% of its annual sales to the 1% For the Planet fund

In March 2020, our Okwari Le Fjord division announced its international collective participation 1% For the Planet. Today we go further! It is now Contact Nature in its entirety, all divisions combined, which proudly participates in 1% For the Planet and which donates 1% of its annual sales to the Outdoor 1% for the Planet […]
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16 April 2021

A positive carbon footprint for Contact Nature!

Did you know that Contact Nature annually offsets its greenhouse gas emissions for its travel and use of electronic devices, in order to help reduce CO2 in the atmosphere? In addition, Contact Nature goes beyond simple compensation thanks to the preventive status for the climate in order to capture past emissions and for future generations. […]
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8 March 2021

New! The mini-shacks arrive at the Campground Au jardin de mon père

As soon as the campgroud opens for the 2021 season, you will have access to something new: the rental of mini-shacks. There are 7 units, just like those currently at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Centre. The installation will be finalized in the spring, and more photos will follow. For more details and to book, it’s here!
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18 December 2020

Contact Nature among the 3 regional AEQ Prize winners

On Thursday, December 17, the virtual gala of the Prix Excellence Plein Air 2020 of Aventure Écotourisme Québec was held. Contact Nature was the winner in the Innovation in crisis situation category. Congratulations to Camp de Base Gaspésie and to Karavaniers also nominated in this category. It is an honor to be one of the […]
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16 October 2020

Au jardin de mon père, now Vaolo certified!

The Au jardin de mon père campsite is officially Vaolo accredited! The campsite is now part of a network of exemplary tourist destinations and initiatives that have received Vaolo certification, valuing the benefits and sustainable contributions of accommodation in the community, both socially, economically and environmentally. . This certification also assesses the quality of accommodation and reception, the […]
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3 July 2020

The Traveling Sign

An old sign from the Au jardin de mon père campsite was found on July 2 in Percé, Gaspesie! The person who made the discovery emailed the photo to the campsite team. It is not impossible that the sign has traveled to Percé since the Saguenay flood of 1996, because the Rivière-à-Mars was then out […]
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3 April 2020

Camping and Covid-19: the Answers to Your Questions!

In this period of uncertainty, several questions regarding camping are raised by campers. Camping Québec has produced a Frequently Asked Questions answering any questions you may have. We invite you to consult it and contact Camping Québec if necessary.
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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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24 March 2020

Telephone Reservation Schedule

The campsite team takes calls from Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 1 877 544-6486 or 1 418 697-5458 ext. 4. The online booking platform remains available at all times. Thank you!
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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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10 January 2020

Camping – Online reservations open on January 20

It will be possible to make a reservation online from Monday, January 20, 2020 at 9 a.m. Book online Telephone reservations will be open from Monday March 23 at 9 a.m. 1 877 544-6486 See you soon!
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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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