Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

15 years anniversary at the Gatineau park !

September 11 and 12, 2021

Sierra Club Quebec invites you to a one-day training session on September 11 to replenish our toolboxes for the fall challenges. The day will be broadcast for free on zoom across Québec, and a weekend getaway in the Outaouais for a regenerating in-person experience is also available, on September 11 and 12. Join us for this 2021 moment of knowledge sharing, innovative and tangible solutions building, and preparation to speak to your municipal and federal candidates!

Access the information for our hikes in nature here.

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PAST EVENTS

Falaise Jamboree and iNaturalist Event

July 31, 2021

The point of this event is to fill out the biological picture of the falaise Saint Jacques in Montréal so that we can refer to it for environmental protection and stewardship. The event includes many activities  : Birdwatching, history of the Falaise and nature walks, butterfly and firefly events ! With the application iNaturalist, and in collaboration with urbanature

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Webinar : Climate change and human mobility: overview and legal perspectives

July 13, 2021

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Rising sea levels in the Pacific Islands, drought in the Sahel region, earthquakes and hurricanes in Central America and Asia... climate change and natural disasters are disrupting the livelihoods of many societies - forcing them to move or migrate to find refuge elsewhere. But these climatic and environmental migrations - for which there is no legal framework in international law - are largely misunderstood

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Borders Event

Webinar : Borders, Communities and Biodiversity 

June 22, 2021

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Modern boundaries have often been imposed without consideration for the communities situated directly on them, which have had serious consequences for the realities of cross-border populations and lead to the fragmentation of indigenous communities - and biodiversity.

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Webinar : Ecological connectivity & peri-urban areas 

June 15, 2021

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How can we restore our connection with nature, without having to move to the countryside to visit? Can we re-naturalize our living environments, particularly in peri-urban areas, in order to stop the very urge to move further and further away, fuelling the urban sprawl?

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Webinar : Chalk river and nuclear waste

June 8, 2021

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We don't hear much about nuclear power in Quebec, given our hydroelectric orientation for energy. But a proposed nuclear waste disposal site at the border with Ontario could give us some very serious thought.
Located near the Ottawa River or Kichi Sibi (Algonquin), the nuclear impacts from this site could be felt all the way down to Montreal, in the drinking water.
What is the Chalk River nuclear waste project?

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Webinar : Rights of Nature: la rivière Saint-Pierre

May 25, 2021

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Montreal wishes to restore its historic rivers, mostly buried during urbanization (https://montrealgazette.com/.../from-the-archives-our...). However, one of its rivers which still flows, with a tremendous historical role, is in serious danger of being channeled and to also disappear from the landscape of sunlight and stars.

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Webinar : Technoparc, Roundtable

May 18, 2021

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Round-table discussion relating to the Technoparc, one of the last large wetlands in Montreal, home to hundreds of species, which is unfortunately threatened by many development actors.