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Conservation in national parks

National parks are created to conserve and develop territories that are representative of the different natural regions of Québec. They are home to many species, some of which are rare or vulnerable. They protect some of the most beautiful landscapes of the province. They enable the population to connect with nature and have memorable experiences.

Parc national du Bic Parc national du Bic
Parc national du Bic Paul Dussault | © Sépaq

Achieve the conservation mission

Conservation is the priority objective of national parks. To achieve this mission, Sépaq acts on many fronts to protect these natural jewels, address the issues identified in the conservation plans, and monitor the health status of the parks so as to intervene quickly when a problem is identified. Sépaq ensures that territories are used and developed in such a way as to reduce the human footprint on natural environments as much as possible, and the organization works in conjunction with stakeholders from peripheral areas to reduce pressure from outside the parks. It also disseminates conservation projects to inspire all Quebecers to adopt best practices to protect Québec’s natural environment.

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24 national parks located all across Québec. More than 6,995 km² of unique protected territories.

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