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The St. Lawrence: What to Do

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The wide-open spaces in Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie, Côte-Nord and the Îles de la Madeleine are often said to be immense natural playgrounds. Without a doubt, this also applies to the St. Lawrence, the majestic waterway that connects these beautiful regions and offers so many opportunities for fun!

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Seabirds: 4 Species to Watch in Eastern Québec

   |   By Anne-Josée Pineau

In the maritime regions of Québec, the St. Lawrence is dotted with islands and islets as well as bordered by some 3000 km (1900 mi.) of cliffs, beaches and shorelines. It’s no wonder that impressive numbers of seabirds nest in our regions! Here are four species you can observe in their natural habitat.

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Bird Watching in Gaspésie: Opportunities for Fall Sightings

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

The flamboyant colours of Gaspésie in the fall are an incredible sight! This season also offers opportunities for special moments to birdwatchers. Why is Gaspésie such a popular bird-watching destination? What species can you see in this region in the fall? Where are the best places to go to see birds? Find the answers here!

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4 Road Trip Adventures for Bird Lovers

   |   By Marie-Eve Lagacé

Are you a bird lover? Did you know that the maritime regions of Québec are all great places to observe hundreds of species of birds in their natural habitats? Here are four road trip adventures for bird watchers—one in each of our regions. Get your binoculars ready!

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What to See and Do on Vacation in Sept-Îles

   |   By Nathalie Le Coz

Sept-Îles, which is the regional capital of Côte-Nord, is surrounded by dense boreal forest as far as the eye can see, sprinkled with lakes and rivers. Tucked around a bay and protected by an archipelago full of seabirds, the city looks towards the sea from the Promenade du Vieux-Quai, a boardwalk along the water.

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