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28 November 2019

Black Friday and Cyber Monday promotions

This Friday and Saturday only, Contact Nature pays the equivalent of taxes on: 10 and 5 entrances passes for cross-country ski at Bec-Scie Bec-Scie Opening Brunch Tickets The small refuges at the edge of the Rivière-à-Mars The full day of snowmobiling for two of Okwari aventures The full day of ice fishing and snowmobiling for […]
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27 November 2019

More Sites on the Ice fishing Villages

Given the speed with which groundfish sites have been reserved, Contact Nature adds land to both villages. At Grande-Baie, the rue du Crabe Ouest includes 16 new lots, while at Anse-à-Benjamin, 20 lots have been added in the rue du Saumon. The new sites will be on sale from 9 am on Wednesday 27 November […]
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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 adventures and at the campsite Au jardin de mon père. Buy a gift certificate. A […]
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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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28 October 2019

Several nominations for the camping at the Excellence Awards 2019 of Camping Québec

On October 26, the famous Camping Québec Excellence Awards Gala was held to honor the campground operators who have distinguished themselves this year. The campsite Au jardin de mon père has been named 2nd finalist for the prestigious camping of the year title! This award, the most prestigious in the industry, recognizes the outstanding work […]
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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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15 October 2019

Two new pits accessible to people with reduced mobility

After the pit 32, it is the pits 31 and 37 (quota pit) of Rivière-à-Mars that have been developed to allow people with reduced mobility to fish for salmon and sea trout. The funds for these developments were partly raised during the 2018 earnings fishing tournament. Part of the funding also comes from the Quebec […]
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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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1 October 2019

Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons : now free!

Our Jack Rabbit cross-country ski lessons for kids from 5 to 12 years old are now free! Registrations are in progress for the 2020 season. In the program: improvement of cross-country skiing techniques ascent and descent of slopes relay racing course games with new friends. Classes are given by a certified Quebec Cross Country Ski coach.  The equipment […]
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1 October 2019

Draws – Season 2020

Entries for draws of quota sectors for the 2020 season take place from 1 to 31 October 2019. Registration to the draws The draws will take place on November 1st, 2019. Winners will be contacted by email between November 4 and 8, 2019. Fee of $ 7 per registration. Maximum of 10 registrations per person. […]
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25 September 2019

Summary of the White Fishing Meeting

Thank you to all the fishermen who were present at the September 24th meeting! Summary : Price freeze. No increase. Prices remain the same as last season. Increase in the number of parking lots according to the thickness of the ice. See the tables. The financial results of last year were presented. The date of […]
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12 September 2019

Early closure of sea trout fishing

Contact Nature announces that the closure of the sea trout fishing season on Rivière-à-Mars will be held on September 15, 2019, as will the Atlantic salmon season. This decision is explained by the low run of sea trout. See the statistics of run. Contact Nature’s mission is to protect the Rivière-à-Mars wildlife environment and make […]
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5 September 2019

Pits 66 to 72, an Underestimated Area?

The Atlantic salmon season on Rivière-à-Mars ends on September 15, 2019. There are still some great fishing days waiting for you! Why not try Pit 66 to 72 before the end of the season? This area further upstream of the river is often underestimated. Thanks to the abundant rains of the last days, the water […]
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