NEW! Form for the Identification of Eurasian Water Milfoil developed by le Service d’Environnement de la municipalité de Sainte-Anne-des-Lacs
If you think you recognize Eurasian Watermilfoil in your lake, here is the procedure to identify it.
1. Collect a piece. Store it in a resealable plastic bag or container filled with water and place it in the refrigerator.
2) Take pictures
3) Use the link below and complete the form with your findings
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...
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...
Aquatic exotic Invasive plants. Eurasian water-milfoil a short guide to avoid invasion. guide_myriophylle_AN
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/
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...
[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
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[atlas]12092[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
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Lac Castor is a wetland.
[atlas]11889[/atlas] Results of all the tests conducted under the Volunteer Lake-Monitoring Program
[atlas]12196[/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...