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Support the Iles-de-Boucherville National Park expansion project 


Let yourself be invaded by the "Yes in my backyard!" Syndrome

Located between Montreal and Boucherville, the Tailhandier Flats Archipelago is a federal territory of approximately 2 km2, bordering the north of the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park. The Quebec Chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS Quebec) and the Friends of the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park are asking the Canadian Federal Government to cede this natural environment to the Government of Quebec to be annexed to the national park. This would consolidate an important nature park for the citizens of the Greater Montreal area and facilitate the management of the ecological integrity of the sites.

2017 is the unique opportunity to concretize this action while Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary along with its neighbor Boucherville, celebrating its 350th anniversary. Canada, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, would offer on this occasion a link between the two municipalities as a present for the future to its citizens.

- View the map of the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park
- View the press release


Take action!

In signing this petition, I:

- Requests that the Canadian Federal Government cedes all federal territory of the archipelago of the Great Tailhandier flats, including the small islands east of the flats, to the Government of Quebec.

- Requests that the Government of Quebec annexes them to the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park for conservation and access to nature.

Sign the petition!

CPAWS Quebec and the Friends of the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park invites citizens of the metropolitan region, Quebec, Canada and elsewhere on our planet to participate in this great initiative by signing the petition and sharing it widely on social networks.

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