Month: February 2018


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Chisesaakahikan and Broadback River Biodiversity Reserve

Chisesaakahikan and Broadback River Biodiversity Reserve is located in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec. It is approximately 150 km northeast of the city of Matagami, between 50°41’ and 51°17’ north latitude and between 75°49’ and 77°26’ west longitude. The boundaries of the area straddle the territories of the Cree Nation of Nemaska, Waswanipi Cree First Nation, and the Cree Nation of Mistissini. It covers an area of 4,977.9 km².

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Nibiischii National Park

In partnership with the Cree Nation of Mistissini, the Government of Québec is working on the creation of the Nibiischii National Park. The park project will bring to the fore the natural, cultural, and historic heritage of this vast area of over 11,000 km2.

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Serigny Lake Biodiversity Reserve

The Serigny Lake Biodiversity Reserve is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region, between 55°04’ and 55°41’ latitude north and 69°12’ and 70°15’ longitude west, approximately 200 km northeast of the city of Shefferville and the village of Kawawachikamach. It is within the territory of the Cree Nation of Whapmagoostui, and covers an area of 3,259. 9 km².

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Burton Lake, Roggan River and Point-Louis-XIV protected area

The land reserved for the Lac-Burton, Rivière Roggan and Pointe-Louis-XIV protected area is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region. Although no the type of protected area has not been defined in law, no industrial development is permitted. This area represents the lowlands of the Grande Rivière Natural Province.

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