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

https://citoyen.sadl.qc.ca/fr/fiche-remplir-potentielle-detection-du-myriophylle-epi (in French only)

 

Articles

ABVLacs Brief Projet Eau pour tous

We are pleased to share with you the brief we submitted to the municipality as part of the consultation on “le projet de politique d’accès à l’eau”. Consult the brief (in French only) This document outlines the main concerns and suggestions made by...

Presentations June 04, 2022

You could not attend the conference on Saturday June 4? Here are the links to the presentations including the presentations of Mr. John Dalzell, president of ABVLacs, Maxime Bélanger, liaison officer for CRE Laurentides, Mathieu Langlois, director of the Environmental...

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  

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Lake assesments

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...

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The Association

ABVLacs Brief Projet Eau pour tous

We are pleased to share with you the brief we submitted to the municipality as part of the consultation on “le projet de politique d’accès à l’eau”. Consult the brief (in French only) This document outlines the main concerns and suggestions made by...

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...

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