Over the last 20 years, we have made extraordinary achievements: more than 120 research and monitoring projects; a unique regulation governing marine activities to protect marine mammals; and various protective measures to reduce the risk of collisions and disturbances of whales, a Discovery Network of twenty or so terrestrial sites in the four regions bordering the park and a collaboration between several stakeholders saw the birth of the Eco-Whale Alliance, which promotes better practices.
Interested in contributing to marine species research? Your participation in this citizen science activity will allow you to make amazing discoveries of biodiversity in the Marine Park!
At the Hôtel Tadoussac, the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park welcomes Mr. Daniel Pauly, professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Hosted by France Beaudoin of la Semaine verte (Radio-Canada), the symposium offers a series of scientific conferences on the understanding of marine protected areas in Quebec and Canada, and the issues and challenges facing them.
What better than a clean shore to offer the Marine Park as a gift for its 20th anniversary? Individually or collectively, citizens, schools and community groups are invited to share pictures of their cleanup efforts on the Marine Park Facebook event page using the hashtag #CleanMarinePark!
An exhibition of 13 portraits showcasing a journey through the centuries in the heart of a unique marine environment where more than 1600 species cohabitate and where humans and the sea have coexisted for more than 8000 years. Throughout the summer, the exhibition will be presented in various bistros, museums and interpretation centers in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park region.
Since 1868, the scientific journal Le Naturaliste canadien has been disseminating knowledge, in French, about the themes of nature and the environment in North America. The June 2018 edition will be dedicated to the theme of understanding of and research conducted in the Marine Park.
Discover the activities that the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park and its partners have prepared for you to mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of this marine protected area. You can find us at local and regional community events throughout the summer season. You are invited to enjoy the beautiful season, admire the marine environment, discover its rich diversity and participate in the many activities offered.