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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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13 August 2022

Closing of the brook trout (sea trout) fishery

[IMPORTANT] 🐟❌ The closure of brook trout fishing in the Rivière à Mars is effective August 15. “We therefore inform fishing enthusiasts that this year, fishing for brook trout (sea trout) will not be permitted in the Rivière à Mars, from its mouth to the downstream side of pit No. 80. (48°12’16” N., 70°59’52” W.).The […]
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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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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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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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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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