Whapmagoostui Protected Areas

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.


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 km2 and includes many exceptional attractions. It is located in the territory of the Cree Nation of Whapmagoostui. Tursujuq National Park is located in the transition zone between boreal forest and tundra and possesses vestiges of human occupation dating back more than 3,000 years, including former trading posts from the 18th and 19th centuries.

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