Do you really know your lake? Your site www.abvlacs.org gives you access to a world of information. Here's how to access it.

Click on abvlacs.org /state of lakes/know your lake/ and click on the name of your lake in the list of lakes in Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs. You will find the following information:

  1. Access to maps relating to your lake 
  2. Access to the results of the RSVL program – (Voluntary lake monitoring network of the Ministry of the Environment and the fight against climate change)
  3. Access to your lake’s health report (in french only) 
  4. Please note the number that identifies your lake since you will need it when you use the lake atlas (a CRE Laurentides publication)

 The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here’s how to access it:

 https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs 

  1.  Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and then press return.
  2.  By clicking on the name of your lake (see the list of lakes) you will have access to all the documents available to date.

 Good navigation 

Articles

Eurasian water-milfoil education session: Access to the documents

Here is the documentation and video presentation by Jani Boyer Information on boat cleaning (in french only): Depliant-nettoyage-embarcations Document accompanying the video presentation (in french only) : Formation des Sentinelles Link to the video presentation (in...

Conference and presentations June 05, 2021

Last Saturday, ABVLacs was proud to present a talk by Mathieu Madison, President, ABRINORD on the topic of “The health of our lakes and waterways: Why should we care?” For those who had the chance to attend, we would like to receive your feedback. Send your comments...

SAVING QUEBEC’S LAKES

ABVLacs  supports "le programme national de gestion du myriophylle- a-épi" (Videos available in French only) https://rappel.qc.ca/alliance-pour-la-gestion-du-myriophylle/

National Volunteer Week

A huge THANK YOU to all our volunteers.  Because of your generosity and your commitment, you help keep our lakes healthy.

Eurasian Water-Milfoil: l’envahisseur marin

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...

Video summer 2020 on ongoing research etc…

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  

ABVLacs Virtual AGM on September 12, 2020

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

June 2020 video clip on the achievements of ABVLacs in 2019-2020

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...

June 2020 Video Clip and November 2019 Report on Lac Ouimet

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...

Sample Collection Results – VLMP Program – 2019

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...

Surface Water Reports

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).

Liaison Agent’s Activity Report by Émilie Secours

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...

How to Fight Eurasian Water-Milfoil

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....

Save the Lakes From the Zombie Plant

Save the lakes from the zombie plant that is Eurasian water-milfoil. A zombie plant is trying to kill Quebec’s lakes. This is not only an environmental issue, but also an economic one. According to the Radio-Canada report below (in French only), this plant has spread...

Lake Assessments

Lac Cupidon

 The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it:  https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs   Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte)...

Lac Johanne

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac des Frères Côme-Lalande

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Pelletier

L’Atlas des Lacs contient tous les documents, photos, cartes et rapports, se rapportant à votre lac. Voici comment y accéder : https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Inscrivez le numéro qui identifie votre lac dans l’espace prévu à cet effet (carte)...

Lac Paquette

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Suzanne

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Parent

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Colette

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Canard

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Violon

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Schryer

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Saint-Amour

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Marois

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Loiselle

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Guindon

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Rochon

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Ouimet

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Cupidon

[atlas]11937[/atlas] Résultats des tests menés avec le Réseau de surveillance volontaire des lacs

Lac Caron

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Boucané

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac des Seigneurs

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

Lac Beaulne

The Atlas of Lakes contains all documents, photos, maps and reports relating to your lake. Here's how to access it: https://crelaurentides.org/dossiers/eau-lacs/atlasdeslacs Enter the number that identifies your lake in the space provided for this purpose (carte) and...

About Us

Members of the Board of Directors 2021-2022

Marois watershed Position 1 : Jeannie Kavanaugh Position 2 : Samuel Shapiro Position 3 : [vacant position] Position 4 : John (Sean) Dalzell, president Ouimet watershed Position 5 : Jean-Pierre Dupont, secretary-treasurer Position 6 : Ghislaine Van Berkom Castor et...

Achievements and Future Plans

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...

What is a Watershed?

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

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.

Archives

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.

Membership

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

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...