Our Traditions are found on the land. We need to Protect it

Cree Conservation Strategy

The Cree Communities of Eeyou Istchee and the Cree Nation Government have taken the initiative to develop a conservation strategy to meet our goals and achieve our dream of keeping our lands healthy for future generations. We have identified areas of cultural and ecological importance to be established as protected areas recognized by the Quebec government and under international standards.

Conservation Strategy

Protected Areas and Conservation Planning in Eeyou Istchee

Implementing the Cree Regional Conservation Strategy

The Cree Nation Government along with nine Cree communities of Eeyou Istchee have taken the initiative to develop a conservation strategy to protect their land.

Visit the page below to view an ArcGIS StoryMaps created by the Nature Conservancy of Canada.

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News & Events

Press Release - The Grande Alliance is protecting more than 20% of the Eeyou Istchee James Bay Territory

Thanks to an initiative carried by La Grande Alliance and a unique partnership with @GouvQc, the Cree Nation Government is proud to announce that 23 new reserves of territory for protected area purposes in Eeyou Istchee totaling 39,000km2 have been designated.

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The Québec Government and the Cree Nation sign a Grand Alliance

Québec Premier François Legault and Grand Chief of the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and Chairman of the Cree Nation Government, Dr. Abel Bosum, officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding on collaborative, long-term, balanced economic development in a spirit of respect for Cree values in the Eeyou Istchee James

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