Ministère de l'Environnement
et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques

Proposed Aquatic Reserves

Fish Stocking in Proposed Aquatic Reserves and Proposed and Permanent Biodiversity Reserves

Applications for fish stocking authorization under the Natural Heritage Conservation Act (if such applications are required by the reserve’s conservation plan) and applications for permits to transport and stock live fish should be directed to the appropriate regional Wildlife Office of the Ministère des Forêts, de la Faune et des Parcs.

Protected area established mainly to protect biodiversity in fresh or salt water aquatic environment and adjacent natural areas.


Activity Framework for Biodiversity Reserves and Aquatic Reserves (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Brochure on biodiversity and aquatic reserves in Québec


Before carrying out work in a proposed aquatic reserve, the proponent must ensure that the project complies with the activity framework in force in the territory. To submit your authorization application, fill out the Application for authorization for projects carried out in an aquatic or biodiversity reserve (French, Word, 110 KB) and follow the recommended procedure.  

Proposed Aquatic Reserves :

  • Banc-des-Américains, du

  • Lac au Foin

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