The human side of Lake Saint-Pierre

Explore the Lake Saint-Pierre region, which was recognized as a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2000 to highlight the exceptional natural features of its ecosystem and the importance of implementing sound management practices in the region.

Dive into the rich, varied habitats of this enormous lake, explore the region’s industries, marshes, swamps and farmland, and discover the St. Lawrence and other rivers in the region. Through 360-degree panoramic photographs, you’ll gain a better understanding of the many human activities practiced here. Photographs of some 30 artifacts will help you understand how this strategically located place left its mark on Canadian history. You’ll learn about innovative approaches for living and working in harmony with nature while respecting the principles of sustainable development. Observe the many attractions of this vibrant environment through over 300 photographs and get to know some local people by watching the video interviews.

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