Our traditions are found on the land. We need to protect it.

Cree Conservation Strategy

The Cree Communities of Eeyou Istchee along with the Cree Nation Government have taken the initiative to develop a conservation strategy to meet our goals to conserve our land as much as possible by means of creating protected areas recognized by the Quebec Government and by adopting international practices that fit our needs to achieve our dream of keeping our lands intact for future generations.

Conservation Strategy

Broadback River Conservation Plan

The Broadback River Conservation Area is a large scale, regional conservation project. It is an initiative between the Cree communities of Waswanipi, Nemaska, Ouje-Bougoumou, Mistissini and Waskaganish in collaboration with the Cree Regional Authority/Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee).

Broadback Conservation Plan

News & Events

A Year in the Life of a Red Knot’ webinar for World Shorebirds Day

  The tiny Red Knot has captured the hearts of many nature lovers. It is most famous for its amazing 30,000 kilometers (or more than 18,000 miles) annual migration, but there are many more reasons to love a Red Knot. As part of an international celebration of World Shorebirds Day,

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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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