We are proud to be formally collaborating with the following partners:
Association Forestière de la vallée du Saint-Maurice
Skimau Cross-country skiing Club Shawinigan
Coopérative Enfant Nature
The Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP)
Sentier national de la Mauricie (National Trail)
Société de protection des forêts contre le feu (SOPFEU)
L’AFVSM (Website in French only) is a not-for-profit organization committed to three areas:Educating young people to respect the values of the forest environment and the sustainable development of forests by means of an educational program;
Promoting the rational use and integrated resource management of the environment through various activities, including conferences, workshops, etc.;
Raising awareness amongst the public, young people and other stakeholders about the importance of the forest through wilderness visits.
Parks Canada’s expertise and conservation projects are showcased in articles and public conferences presented by the association.
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.
The Skimau Cross-country skiing Club Shawinigan (Website in French only) came into existence at the end of the 1970s and currently has around one hundred members throughout La Mauricie. The club aims to promote cross-country skiing and help develop technical proficiency in both competitive and recreational contexts. The club organizes two winter skiing competitions on the spectacular slopes of La Mauricie National Park.
Communauto was founded in Québec City in 1994. The company has a social, environmental and urban vocation. In addition to being the oldest car-sharing company in North America, Communauto was the first car-sharing organization on the North American continent to offer 100% electric cars to its customers, and to offer two types of car-sharing service (with and without reservation). Its service is based on the pooling of more than 2,000 vehicles. Communauto’s network is growing and is now present in 7 cities in Canada: Kingston, Ottawa, Gatineau, Montréal (Laval and Longueuil), Québec, Sherbrooke, Halifax, and, since 2012, in Paris.
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.
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.
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.
First Aiders, come join us!
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.