Why Should Shoreline Residents and Non-Shoreline Residents Get Involved and Become Members?
To have a say about the conservation of our lakes.
To ensure that the 96 bodies of water in our region continue to be a sanctuary for a wide variety of aquatic and animal species.
(Source: RCM of Les Pays-d’en-Haut)
To support ABVLACS’s preventive, awareness-raising and sampling activities.
Because non-shoreline residents’ daily actions regarding water management are as important as those of shoreline residents.
To leave behind a legacy of good-quality lakes and drinking water for future generations.
Because water quality contributes to maintaining the value of our properties.
According to the funnel principle, water management is everyone’s responsibility.
A huge THANK YOU to all our volunteers. Because of your generosity and your commitment, you help keep our lakes healthy.
In aquariums, Eurasian water-milfoil can be used as decorative vegetation. But when it ends up in our waterways, slowing its spread is no small feat! This exotic plant suffocates our lakes and rivers in which it proliferates, and it does so at high speed. It is found...
Summer 2020 video clip on the research project on water filtration on Lac Caron and Lac Johanne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGmxYdCrEIc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsCsB8dtUwo
Please find the video of the ABVLacs annual general meeting on September 12, 2020, held (in French) via Zoom because of the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zs76Q8kWnz4
Please note that the format of the 2020 annual general meeting has changed since these videos were filmed. For the right information, please see the home page. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-V5Rp76B5I (français) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rla_7UwIcXk...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Z5kcbBwz1I (vidéo en français) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pw-pYjTr-dw (vidéo en anglais) In addition, the report on this same project by Professor Richard Carignan of the Department of Biological Sciences at the Université de...
The sample collection results from the VLMP (Volunteer Lake Management Program) of the Government of Quebec for the lakes tested in 2019 is available here (in French only). You need to select Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs in the drop-down menu under “Municipalité” and click on...
Please see the bacteriological and inorganic surface water reports written in 2019 by the Environment Department of the Municipality of Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs (in French only).
Please find below a link to the activity report (in French only) by Émilie Secours, the liaison agent jointly hired for summer 2019 by ABVLacs, the Conseil régional de l’environnement des Laurentides (the Laurentians’ Regional Environmental Council) and the...
https://vimeo.com/335234035 Please note that the following instructions apply as much to rowers as to kayakers and windsurfers. Furthermore, they must be following each time you reintroduce your craft or your marine equipment in a new body of water, such as a lake....
The calendar for analyses for 2018 to 2028 is as follows:
[atlas]11937[/atlas] Résultats des tests menés avec le Réseau de surveillance volontaire des lacs
[atlas]12003[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]11920[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]12092[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]12175[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]12094[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]11918[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
Marois watershed Position 1 : Marc Chartrand Position 2 : Martine Carré Position 3 : [vacant position] Position 4 : John (Sean) Dalzell, president Ouimet watershed Position 5 : Samuel Shapiro, secretary-treasurer Position 6 : Ghislaine Van Berkom Castor et Massé...
Achievements As part of the Government of Quebec’s Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program (VLMP), our network of volunteers carry out sample collections in order to assess the health of the lakes. Update of the health records for the lakes in Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs Update of...
It’s the funnel principle; i.e. the area draining naturally to a water stream, a lake or an artificial basin. The International Organization for Standardization defines the equivalent term “catchment area” as “the area draining naturally to a water course or to a...
Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members is usually held in May or June, i.e. just before the beginning of the organization’s main summer activities.
The minutes of previous meetings since 2016 are available under the “archives” heading. The minutes of each annual general meeting are approved at the next year’s AGM and are not available until they are ratified by the organization’s members.
Water, a Collective Heritage to Be Protected Are you age 18 or older? Do you like your lake? Do you care about the impact your actions have on soils and vegetation? Do you believe that water management is everyone’s responsibility? Then become a member of ABVLACS! You...
About Us The Agence des bassins versants de Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs (ABVLACS) is a community-based non-profit organization. Our mission Our mission is to ensure the preservation and the improvement of water quality in our regional watersheds from a sustainable...