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9 June 2020

First bears 2020!

The very first bears of the season showed up at the observatory on Friday June 5! Our guide Viky was able to take some pictures. Come and observe them in their natural environment, you too! See the details.
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29 May 2020

Sea kayaking: Reservation without deposit!

Interested in sea kayaking this summer? As it can be complicated to book an outdoor activity in these uncertain times, Okwari Le Fjord takes your reservations without prepayment! Book a date online, and only pay if the activity can take place. We don’t get bogged down in refunds! You had booked and the activity could […]
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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

Okwari Le Fjord Closed for winter 2020

In order to follow municipal directives related to the COVID-19 crisis, Okwari Le Fjord is unfortunately closed for the rest of the winter season. Customers with reservations will be contacted and refunded. Stay healthy and safe! Questions? 1 418 697-5458
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21 February 2020

Okwari Le Fjord and La Baie en Kayak Now Partners

It’s official! Contact Nature and its division Okwari Le Fjord will offer sea kayaking activities in spring 2020 thanks to a new partnership with La Baie en kayak. This new agreement will be beneficial for both parties, since it will allow Okwari Le Fjord to diversify its offer and La Baie by kayak to increase […]
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17 February 2020

Contact Nature Receives the Shore Lunch Tv Show

Contact Nature had the pleasure of hosting the Shore Lunch tv show in its rental fishing huts and dog sledding at its partner Alaskan du Nord. The two episodes filmed on Glaces du fjord are available on Youtube after their broadcast on RDS. Watch the first episode. The cooked recipe makes your mouth water!
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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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31 July 2019

Okwari Adventure 50% Discount

We like to spoil you! On Shopico, get the observation for two people at 50% off. On Boutique Le Cargo, get family observation at 50% off. (SOLD OUT) Enjoy it! Limited quantity. Mandatory reservation.
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11 June 2019

No More Polystyrene Here!

To celebrate Water Month, we make the commitment to stop the use and sale of styrofoam in all our establishments. Starting next month, once our reserves are up, no polystyrene dishes will be sold or used at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at Okwari Adventures, at the Rivière-à-Mars reception cabin and at Au Jardin de mon […]
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5 June 2019

Contact Nature Now Accredited Ecotourism by AEQ

The divisions of Contact Nature are now accredited Ecotourism by Adventure Ecotourism Quebec (AEQ). In fact, responsible tourism is an integral part of our values. Contact Nature also has the Quality-Safety accreditation of AEQ since summer 2018. We are proud to say that our activities are safe, quality and ecotouristic.
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