Month: March 2018


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Taibi lake proposed biodiversity reserve

The proposed Taibi lake biodiversity reserve is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region, between 49°20’ and 49°30’ north latitude and 77°16’ and 77°44’ west longitude. It is located approximately 50 km north-west of Ville de Lebel-sur-Quévillon and approximately 30 km south of Ville de Matagami and forms part of Municipalité

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The Mishigamish protected area proposal

The Mishigamish protected area proposal was developed directly with the Waswanipi Tallymen and land users, with the support of the Chief and Council of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi. Download PDF

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Lake Waswanipi Proposal

Map of Lake Waswanipi proposed protected area. View Map

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Proposed Wetetnagami Lake Biodiversity Reserve

The proposed Wetetnagami lake biodiversity reserve is located in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue administrative region, between 48°35’ and 49°00’ north latitude and 76°11’ and 76°23’ west longitude. It is situated some 19 km north-east of Municipalité de Senneterre and some 55 km east-south-east of Municipalité de Lebel-sur-Quévillon. The proposed reserve covers an

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Proposed Niquet Stream Biodiversity Reserve

The proposed Niquet stream biodiversity reserve is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region, between 50°04’ and 50°14’ north latitude and 78°53’ and 79°10’ west longitude. It is situated some 93 km north-west of Ville de Matagami and some 110 km south of the Cree village of Waskaganish. The proposed biodiversity

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Proposed Muskuuchii Hills Biodiversity Reserve

The proposed Muskuuchii hills biodiversity reserve is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region, between 50°04’ and 50°27’ north latitude and 78°22’ and 78°58’ west longitude. It is situated 90 km north-north-west of Ville de Matagami and 105 km south of the Cree village of Waskaganish. With the enlargement, the proposed

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Proposed Missisicabi Plain Biodiversity Reserve

The proposed Missisicabi plain biodiversity reserve is located in the Nord-du-Québec administrative region, between 50°28’ and 50°47’ north latitude and 78°27’ and 79°55’ west longitude. It is situated some 125 km to the north-north-west of Ville de Matagami and 85 km to the south of the Cree village of Waskaganish.

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Chisasibi’s protected area proposals

The Cree Nation Government and Nature Conservancy Canada have partnered up in a project to help in the identification of Indigenous-led conservation areas by bringing together high quality scientific data and Cree knowledge about culturally significant sites and species. Cree traditional knowledge integrated with scientific information will be used to

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