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16 January 2020

Beginning of Snow Removal from Ice Fishing Villages!

Snow removal operations officially started today! Snow removal is authorized on the entire Grande-Baie site and is partially authorized on the Anse-à-Benjamin site. Last measures for the village of Grande Baie: Average of 12.5 inches for groundfish streets Average of 10.75 inches for Éperlan street Last measures for the village of Anse-à-Benjamin: Average of 11.75 […]
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16 January 2020

Information on the Opening of the Ice Villages of La Baie

Contact Nature is currently analyzing the security level of ice fishing villages by considering the overall situation of the Saguenay. Discussions are underway with the Coast Guard, the Ice Operations Center, the Englobe firm and the Saguenay engineering service to ensure that the villages on ice are sufficiently safe. Contact Nature will communicate the embarkation […]
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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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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. Telephone reservations will be open in mid-March. See you soon!
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9 January 2020

Festi-Frette 2020

The Festi-Frette 2020 will take place on February 21 and 22! Centre-ville La Baie will soon announce the full program, including evening shows. Stay tuned! In the meantime, Contact Nature is revealing the schedule of activities for Saturday February 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Anse-à-Benjamin ice : Fatbike initiation and Fjord hike […]
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8 January 2020

Ice measurements at Anse-à-Benjamin

So far, ice measurements on the ice fishing village of Anse-à-Benjamin indicate: an average of 11 inches of effective ice for groundfish streets. an average of 11 inches of effective ice for the streets of Anguille and Éperlan. an average of 9 inches of effective ice for street of Truite.
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8 January 2020

Beginning of boundary at Grande-Baie

The boundary of the Grande-Baie ice village will begin this Friday, January 10 at 8 a.m. Volunteers wanted If you have a snowmobile and a sleigh and want to get your hands dirty, you are welcome!
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7 January 2020

The number of lands reserved for 2020 has exceeded that of 2019

Good news! The enthusiasm of fishermen has meant that the number of sites reserved for the 2020 season has officially exceeded that of 2019. There are 771 lots reserved as of January 7, 2020. The figure for the 2019 season was 770 sites. Thank you to all the fishermen for their interest! Photo by Alain […]
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3 January 2020

Delayed boundary at Grande-Baie Ice Fishing Village

So far, measurements indicate that there is between 10.5 and 13 inches of effective ice in Grande-Baie. The final measurements will be completed today. However, due to the westerly winds and the expected warmth, the boundary of the ice village of Grande-Baie will not be carried out this weekend. The situation will be reassessed soon.
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27 December 2019

Beginning of Boundary at Anse-à-Benjamin

Contact Nature announces that the bounmdary begins tomorrow December 28 at Anse-à-Benjamin. There is an average of 9 inches of effective ice. If you have a snowmobile and a sleigh and want to get your hands dirty, you are welcome! There are no measures for Grande-Baie at the moment. The area from the sawmill will […]
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23 December 2019

Addition of sites on the ice villages

Sites has been added to ice fishing villages. In Grande-Baie, rue de la Merluche includes 12 new lots and rue du Sébaste Ouest 20 new lots, while in l’Anse-à-Benjamin, 20 lots have been added in rue du Saumon. The new locations are on sale now. Modifications were also made on the streets of Capelan, Truite […]
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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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