Action plan for the enhancement and protection of the Betsiamites river estuary

Since the Betsiamites River estuary has ecological characteristics that are essential to maintain the integrity of the St. Lawrence ecosystem, it is important to ensure that current and future anthropogenic activities do not compromise natural resources in the short and long term. It is in this context that the Comité ZIP, in close collaboration with the community of Pessamit, supervised from May 2009 to March 2010 the implementation of an action plan for the enhancement and conservation of the Betsiamites river estuary. The objectives of the plan are to improve and protect the quality of the environment, habitats and natural resources; to perpetuate sustainable land-use planning and public access to the coast; to promote safe coastal use, and finally, promote traditional and contemporary Innu culture.

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Metadata Reference Date(s) March 11, 2020, 03:46 (UTC) (Creation)
November 26, 2020, 20:59 (UTC) (Revision)
Dataset Reference Date(s) March 30, 2017 (Creation)
February 21, 2020 (Revision)
Frequency of Update As Needed

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Additional Info

Field Value
Ocean Variables Other
Scope Dataset
Status Completed
Maintenance Note
Point of Contact
  • Name: Marie Karine Maltais
    Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire
    Contact Info Email:
    Role: Point of Contact
Responsible Party
  • Organisation Name / Affiliation: Comité ZIP de la Rive Nord de l'Estuaire
    Role: Originator
Spatial Extent {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-68.5583686, 48.9729947], [-68.7380547, 48.9729947], [-68.7380547, 48.8740214], [-68.5583686, 48.8740214], [-68.5583686, 48.9729947]]]}
North Bounding Latitude 48.9729947
South Bounding Latitude 48.8740214
East Bounding Longitude -68.5583686
West Bounding Longitude -68.7380547
Temporal Extent Begin: 2009-05-01
End: 2010-03-31
Vertical Extent
Default Locale French
Citation identifier
Code: c1f4636a-3059-47ec-be85-d15799324590