Whapmagoostui Protected Areas & Proposals

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.


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Apishikimiish Proposal (former Lac Bienville)

Former Lac Bienville proposal (new proposal known as Apishikimiish is not completed) Quick fact about Apishikimiish (Lac Beeville): Although the lake is very large, it is smaller than Clearwater Lake and the Seal Lakes. It is therefore referred to in Cree as the “Smaller-Large Lake” The lake extends 100 km

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Parc National Tursujuq

On the eastern coast of Hudson Bay not far from the Inuit community of Umiujaq, this park covers a phenomenal 26,107 square kilometres and includes many exceptional attractions. The Parc national Tursujuq is moreover located in the transition zone between boreal forest and tundra and possesses vestiges of human occupation

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