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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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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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14 August 2020

Closure of the sea trout fishing season

We would like to inform you that the MFFP is currently in the process of closing the sea trout season on a section of Rivière-à-Mars for the 2020 season. The mission is to protect and enhance the territory and having currently a low run of sea trout, it goes without saying that we must protect […]
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8 June 2020

First salmon 2020

It was in the morning of Monday June 8 that Yannis Taderent released the first salmon of the season in Rivière-à-Mars! After losing his first salmon, Yannis finally won his second fight around 9 a.m. Here he is proud of his first 2020 salmon! The beast has been released! We are waiting for you on […]
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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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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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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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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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