News - Contact Nature


14 June 2023

First salmons in the fishway!

It was Tuesday evening June 13 that the first salmon of the 2023 season entered the Rivière-à-Mars fishway! Several others joined him during the night. This morning, it’s teeming with life in the window of the pass. Yesterday’s water entrance work has paid off! Some salmon continued their way in the river, but there are […]
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6 February 2023

GarageBand Download for Free on Windows PC 10, 11

GarageBand is a powerful music production software developed by Apple Inc. While it was initially designed for Mac users, there is a demand for GarageBand on Windows PCs. is the official resource for downloading GarageBand without the need for emulators. This digital audio workstation (DAW) offers a wide range of features including virtual instruments, audio recording capabilities, MIDI sequencing, loop library, and music arrangement tools. It is a popular choice […]
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11 October 2022

New prices: 2022-2023

Please note the new entrance and rental prices for the next 2022-2023 season (effective at the start of the winter season / prices are indicated with taxes): Admission price for hiking or snowshoeing: $6.00 Snowshoes rental price: $9.00 Season pass price: $50.00 Ski entry price: $14.00 Ski rental price: $15.00 Price of the annual card: […]
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26 March 2022

Campground reservations available (online and by phone)

It is now possible to make your reservations online or by phone for CAMPING AU JARDIN DE MON PÈRE and CAMPING BEC-SCIE! BOOK ON THE INTERNET (in priority):To book your future site for Le Jardin de mon Père campsite, please, click here.To book your future site for the Bec-Scie campground, please, click here.Please, consider to […]
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11 March 2022

Carbon offset

CONTACT NATURE has just received its carbon offset certificate for its travel and computer equipment thanks to the planting of 690 trees. A recognition that further strengthens our commitment and our convictions.
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3 January 2022

Start of ice measurements

Good news! The first measures will be taken this Wednesday, January 5 in the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. We will then continue with the ice village of Anse-à-Benjamin when the ice bridge is finished. 100 ice cores per site will be taken. Note that about 2 days per village are necessary for a complete […]
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4 November 2021

A 2nd Outdoors Excellence Award for Contact Nature

On Wednesday, November 3, the Aventure Écotourisme Québec 2021 Excellence Awards gala took place. Contact Nature was the winner of the Good environmental practices category! It is an honor to receive this award in this very significant category for us and directly in connection with our strategic planning. Last year, Contact Nature won the Innovation […]
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27 October 2021

Contact Nature acquires a second campsite!

Contact Nature, owner of the Au jardin de mon père campsite, recently acquired the Domaine de la Rivière-à-Mars campsite (Curé Boily), located on Chemin des Chutes in La Baie. The campsite will have the Bec-Scie campsite name, since it will be twinned with the 10 rustic Contact Nature campgrounds already in operation at the Bec-Scie […]
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26 October 2021

Recipient of the Builder of Today Award

To underline the exceptional work of campground operators, Camping Québec proceeded on October 21 with the presentation of its 24th Excellence Awards by videoconference. The Au jardin de mon père campsite is one of the recipients of the Builder Today award for its investment of $ 98,000 for the addition of water games! The campsite […]
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7 September 2021

Benefit tournament: $ 2,000 to the Tip of the Toes Foundation

The entire Contact Nature team is pleased to announce that the Rivière-à-Mars Relève 2021 benefit tournament raised $ 2,000 which will be donated to the Tip of the Toes Foundation. The funds will contribute to the Lâcher prise project through a sponsorship for the purchase of fishing equipment and packages on the Rivière-à-Mars for the […]
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2 August 2021

Therapeutic fishing expedition

From July 2 to July 8, 9 young women with cancer took part in the Connexion expedition, a therapeutic fishing expedition on the Escoumins River. Led by the On the Tip of the Toes Foundation this fishing adventure was proudly sponsored by Contact Nature, with a donation of $ 3,476. This amount raised during the […]
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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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