RuisseauBlitz: Learning and Conserving (18-20 May 2018)

Calling all budding scientists! The Ruisseau Jackson aire naturelle protégée (RJANP) team is inviting you to visit their website for details on the first “RJANP RuisseauBlitz.” Please take note of these dates before joining our biologists in one of many activities to be held between the 18 and 20 May 2018. Boots not included!  A DETAILED PROGRAM WILL BE AVAILABLE BEFORE Lire la suite →

Ruisseau Jackson Water sampling: More Stations in 2018

Great news! Water sampling will continue in the Ruisseau Jackson watershed with even more stations in 2018! From the MRC des Pays-d’en-Haut to the MRC d’Argenteuil, from Ruisseau Jackson‘s main water source to Rivière à Simon. Thanks to Lac Echo and to  Lake Daïnava’s Associations and thanks to Abrinord – Organisme de bassin versant de la rivière du Nord.  In order to Lire la suite →

Property value near natural protected areas

Last September, Louise Gratton, a consultant in ecology and conservation, presented a conference in Morin-Heights for the friends of Ruisseau Jackson. The conference was entitled “Conservation Options on Private Lands”. Ms Gratton introduced participants to the impact of parks and open spaces on property taxes, or, in other words, the impacts of protected natural areas on the value of adjacent properties. The graph provided Lire la suite →

Happy Holidays!

In these last days of 2017 and as we begin a new Holiday Season, the RJANP team wishes you the best for the New Year!  After a busy 12 months, another successful fundraising campaign and a lot of citizen action in the watershed, we are ready to meet the challenges of the New Year. We will need to work hand in hand Lire la suite →