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La Mauricie National Park

Partners

By working in collaboration with respected organisations that share our values, Parks Canada is able to better deliver its promise to Canadians by continuing to be a world leader in the protection and presentation of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage. We believe in sharing leadership and working with our partners to offer unique, inspiring opportunities for Canadians to discover our treasured places and to achieve extraordinary results.

We are proud to be formally collaborating with the following partners:


Altitude Sports
BVSM
Cabane Panache et bois rond
Club Jupiter
Coopérative Enfant Nature
Cyclo-Mauricie
Fondation TenirTête
Info-Nature Mauricie
La Gazette de la Mauricie
LES ROSES
Maïkan Aventure
Parc de la Gatineau
Patrouille canadienne de ski (PCS)
Sentier national de la Mauricie
Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU)
Tourisme Mauricie

Altitude Sports


Altitude Sports

Altitude Sports is an online shop specializing in urbane technical and outdoor clothing. Its bilingual blog, Altitude Blog, has established itself as a reference in the field of adventure in nature and in the city: product reviews, travel stories, camping cooking chronicles and open air experimentation in all its forms. Altitude Sports is partnered with La Mauricie National Park in recounting bloggers' adventures and experiences in the Park and then publishing them on Altitude Blog.


BVSM

BVSM

BVSM (Website in French only) works in particular to popularize the concepts of integrated management and sustainable development in order to establish a positive contact with the public and inform it of possible steps to improve the state of the water resource and aquatic ecosystems. BVSM is also working on the execution of actions resulting from the Water Management Plan (WMP) which promotes healthy and sustainable water management. La Mauricie National Park and BVSM work together on the establishment of the exhibition of winning photos from the annual “ Vues d'en Eau” photo contest which is held in the Park.




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Cabane Panache et Bois Rond

The event Cabane Panache et bois rond is an initiative from SDC Wellingtion. Parcs Canada is proud to be part of that 6th edition March 18-19 and 20 2016. The programme includes: decadent canapés and vintage cocktails, a small farmhouse, godendart (a huge saw operated by two), log throwing, lattest gossip about the camp, wood sculpture, barbershop, tug-of-war match, shoboy cauldron, the Welling’totem, skiing race or hockey crottin (the puck is frozen horse poo!), maple legends, Parks Canada photo cabin, juggling with axes… in short, a lot of fun!


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Club Jupiter

The Trois-Rivières Club Jupiter (Website in French only) regularly brings together people to exchange on astronomy and to observe the sky. They organize volunteer educational activities, conferences, outings and special events to raise public awareness about astronomy. Club Jupiter is part of the Fédération des Astronomes Amateurs du Québec and is an important partner of La Mauricie National Park in improving the programming of activities by presenting conferences on various subjects dealing with astronomy.


Coopérative Enfant Nature


Coopérative Enfant Nature

Le Enfant-Nature (Website in French only) is a recognized solidarity cooperative in social economy whose mission is to reconnect children to nature with an aim of optimal development of their health and wellness. The ENFANT NATURE program and training in nature education are the two focuses of action while integrating parents as co-educators. ENFANT NATURE is an important partner of La Mauricie National Park for access by children and their families to the immense playground and terrain of discoveries that the Park represents.





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Cyclo-Mauricie

Cyclo-Mauricie, in association with La Mauricie National Park, organizes each year, two large-scale activities in the National Park. During Les Défis du Parc, which is Canada’s largest sport cycling gathering, participants at all levels can take on a variety of challenges in several events on bike and on foot. Les Défis du Parc Nordique includes various timed races in cross-country skiing as well as a snowshoe geocaching loppet.



TenirTête Foundation


TenirTête Foundation

Basic research is the cornerstone of a knowledge-based society such as ours. The TenirTête Foundation (Website in French only) is committed to injecting all profits into Quebec innovative research projects on the brain. To do so, the TenirTête Foundation annually organizes sporting challenges that also promote good physical and mental health. The TenirTête Foundation is partnered with La Mauricie National Park in the establishment of joint visibility initiatives to raise awareness of La Mauricie National Park and the sporting challenges that the Foundation organizes.




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Info-Nature Mauricie

Info-Nature Mauricie is associated with La Mauricie National Park and the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site since 1982. The non-profit organization participates in various ways in the park’s activities, by making the public more aware of the importance of protecting environmental and heritage resources, by promoting the discovery and appreciation of the natural and cultural heritage and by managing the Wabenaki and Andrew Lodges and gift shops.



La Gazette Mauricie


La Gazette Mauricie

A non-profit journal dedicated to the communities that it serves, the Gazette de la Mauricie (Website in French only), in the context of its primarily regional character, has a mission of building a fair, supportive and participatory society. Its editorial project is focused on promoting the engagement of citizens while continuing to work towards the development of a greater social and political awareness in the population of the Mauricie region. The Gazette de la Mauricie is partnered with La Mauricie National Park in the dissemination of information on the Park's conservation and protection programs.



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LES ROSES

For the last 5 years, LES ROSES (French only) movement has helped hundreds of women, from all over Québec, add physical activity to their lifestyle. In 2012, there were 35 women and now there are 265 of them between the ages of 16 and 67. Monthly meetings and a special training program help them achieve their ultimate goal, which is to participate in one of Les Défis du Parc competitions in La Mauricie National Park.





Maïkan Aventure

Maïkan Aventure

Maïkan Aventure is a Quebec leader in outdoor activities. In addition to offering a broad range of outdoor items in its store, this business also provides an equipment rental service, beginner’s classes and advanced training, as well as the services of skilled, certified guides for several outdoor activities. At La Mauricie National Park, Maïkan Aventure’s team of experts will be offering ice climbing and winter camping outings; in summer, it will be offering an introduction to canoe-camping.



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Gatineau Park

Located just 15 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Gatineau Park is the meeting point of nature and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can take part in a range of activities on themes related to the Park’s ecology and heritage. During the winter, the Park offers 60 kilometers of snowshoe trail as well as a cross-country ski trail network with more than 200 kilometers of trails. From December 1st, 2015 until March 31st, 2016, La Mauricie National Park season pass holders can benefit a 50% discount on daily passes at the Gatineau Park Visitor Center.





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Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP)

The Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) is a charitable organization which promotes safety and injury prevention, mostly in ski areas. At La Mauricie National Park, in summer and winter alike, volunteers certified by CSP patrol in paths and on lakes and are present during special events to ensure visitors’ safety and to provide first aid and first care.

First Aiders, come join us!




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Sentier national de la Mauricie (National Trail)

The team of volunteers associated with the Sentier national de la Mauricie (Website in french only) see to maintaining and promoting this trail, which crosses the Mauricie region from west to east. Parks Canada is collaborating on the maintenance of a portion of the trail lying inside the La Mauricie National Park.





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(Website in french only) see to maintaining and promoting this trail, which crosses the Mauricie region from west to east. Parks Canada is collaborating on the maintenance of a portion of the trail lying inside the La Mauricie National Park.

Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU)

The Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU) (French only) is an organization which helps prevent forest fires and insures security for the hundreds of forest fires that affect Quebec annually. This Society cooperates with La Mauricie National Park by helping to determine the fire weather index. It also offers courses and supports our employees during the prescribed fires that favour the natural renewal of forests.




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Mauricie Tourism

Mauricie Tourism is a non-profit nongovernmental association that promotes regional tourist attractions. The organization informs tourists and the local population about the different activities offered at La Mauricie National Park and at the Forges du Saint-Maurice National Historic Site.