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.
Enjoy free admission at Parks Canada and Sépaq Marine Park sites. Come celebrate in good company! Your park is waiting for you!
Marine Environment Discovery Center
Cap-de-Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Center
Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Center
Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay, Baie-Éternité and Baie Sainte-Marguerite sectors
*Admission will be free for this special day filled with surprises. Other fees apply.
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.
On September 15, several activities will take place in Tadoussac to celebrate the Marine Park’s 20th anniversary with indigenous communities, residents and visitors, starringart, history, nature and culture! Follow all the details on our Facebook page and on our website
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.
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!
The Regroupement des Organismes de bassins versants du Québec is partnering with a multitude of partners to dedicate the month of June to water and its importance for the economy, culture and tourism. A host of free or low-cost activities will be offered in the regions. Watch for programming from June 1st to June 30th.
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.