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26 March 2022

Campground reservations available (online and by phone)

It is now possible to make your reservations online or by phone for CAMPING AU JARDIN DE MON PÈRE and CAMPING BEC-SCIE! BOOK ON THE INTERNET (in priority):To book your future site for Le Jardin de mon Père campsite, please, click here.To book your future site for the Bec-Scie campground, please, click here.Please, consider to […]
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11 March 2022

Carbon offset

CONTACT NATURE has just received its carbon offset certificate for its travel and computer equipment thanks to the planting of 690 trees. A recognition that further strengthens our commitment and our convictions.
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3 January 2022

Start of ice measurements

Good news! The first measures will be taken this Wednesday, January 5 in the ice fishing village of Grande-Baie. We will then continue with the ice village of Anse-à-Benjamin when the ice bridge is finished. 100 ice cores per site will be taken. Note that about 2 days per village are necessary for a complete […]
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4 November 2021

A 2nd Outdoors Excellence Award for Contact Nature

On Wednesday, November 3, the Aventure Écotourisme Québec 2021 Excellence Awards gala took place. Contact Nature was the winner of the Good environmental practices category! It is an honor to receive this award in this very significant category for us and directly in connection with our strategic planning. Last year, Contact Nature won the Innovation […]
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27 October 2021

Contact Nature acquires a second campsite!

Contact Nature, owner of the Au jardin de mon père campsite, recently acquired the Domaine de la Rivière-à-Mars campsite (Curé Boily), located on Chemin des Chutes in La Baie. The campsite will have the Bec-Scie campsite name, since it will be twinned with the 10 rustic Contact Nature campgrounds already in operation at the Bec-Scie […]
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26 October 2021

Recipient of the Builder of Today Award

To underline the exceptional work of campground operators, Camping Québec proceeded on October 21 with the presentation of its 24th Excellence Awards by videoconference. The Au jardin de mon père campsite is one of the recipients of the Builder Today award for its investment of $ 98,000 for the addition of water games! The campsite […]
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7 September 2021

Benefit tournament: $ 2,000 to the Tip of the Toes Foundation

The entire Contact Nature team is pleased to announce that the Rivière-à-Mars Relève 2021 benefit tournament raised $ 2,000 which will be donated to the Tip of the Toes Foundation. The funds will contribute to the Lâcher prise project through a sponsorship for the purchase of fishing equipment and packages on the Rivière-à-Mars for the […]
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2 August 2021

Therapeutic fishing expedition

From July 2 to July 8, 9 young women with cancer took part in the Connexion expedition, a therapeutic fishing expedition on the Escoumins River. Led by the On the Tip of the Toes Foundation this fishing adventure was proudly sponsored by Contact Nature, with a donation of $ 3,476. This amount raised during the […]
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25 May 2021

Sustainable tourism: Contact Nature interview in Tourismexpress

Contact Nature: interview with this Saguenay company, leader in sustainable tourism in Quebec, by Jean-Michel Perron (French) On May 25, 2021, Tourismexpress published an article in which our Managing Director Marc-André Galbrand and our Head of Sustainable Development Jenny Vandal are interviewed about Contact Nature’s vision for sustainable tourism. Je ne connais aucune autre entreprise […]
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22 April 2021

An eco-responsible rating of 75%

As you know, at Contact Nature, we work actively to integrate the principles of sustainable development into all of our operations and to take the necessary measures to reduce our environmental, social and economic impacts. In this sense, we have participated in the eco-responsible Les Pages Vertes certification program. It is with pride that we […]
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19 April 2021

Contact Nature donates 1% of its annual sales to the 1% For the Planet fund

In March 2020, our Okwari Le Fjord division announced its international collective participation 1% For the Planet. Today we go further! It is now Contact Nature in its entirety, all divisions combined, which proudly participates in 1% For the Planet and which donates 1% of its annual sales to the Outdoor 1% for the Planet […]
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16 April 2021

A positive carbon footprint for Contact Nature!

Did you know that Contact Nature annually offsets its greenhouse gas emissions for its travel and use of electronic devices, in order to help reduce CO2 in the atmosphere? In addition, Contact Nature goes beyond simple compensation thanks to the preventive status for the climate in order to capture past emissions and for future generations. […]
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8 March 2021

New! The mini-shacks arrive at the Campground Au jardin de mon père

As soon as the campgroud opens for the 2021 season, you will have access to something new: the rental of mini-shacks. There are 7 units, just like those currently at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Centre. The installation will be finalized in the spring, and more photos will follow. For more details and to book, it’s here!
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23 February 2021

Admission of the red zone population // Bec-Scie

The easing of sanitary measures allowed the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region to enter an orange zone on February 8th, 2021. However, we must be careful as to where our visitors come from. This is why we do not rent our yurts and cross-country ski equipment to people from red zones. For this population, only the rental of […]
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9 February 2021

New Attraction Passports at Contact Nature

There is still time to enjoy the outdoors and the winter at a lower price with Passports Attractions. A passport is the perfect opportunity to try out or enjoy several activities at the same time. We have two Attraction Passports at more than 40% off to offer you: The Adventure and Alpine Skiing Pass: This […]
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