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Logistic Support

If you have any questions or would like to express interest regarding research themes and the territory under study, funding opportunities and the Uapishka Station’s research logistical support, please contact Guillaume Proulx, Research and Territory Advisor, by email at gproulx@rmbmu.com or by phone at 418-296-1517, extension 1004.

Research authorization

Processus pour l’obtention d’un permis de recherche

The process to obtain research authorization depends on the territory. If necessary, do not hesitate to refer to the interactive map of the Uapishka Station sector.

Uapishka Biodiversity Reserve

Research activities are authorized on the territory of a biodiversity reserve where they are not likely to cause substantial damage or disturbance to the natural environment” In addition, no permit is required for research activities such as botanical inventories or ornithology activities if there are under fifteen people on site.

The research activities requiring authorization are the following:

  • “Research activities requiring small-scale sampling or soil work”)

  • “[Research] activities […] likely to directly or significantly damage or disturb the natural environment, in particular because of the nature or size of the samples taken or the invasive character of the method or process used […]”

  • Research activities such as botanical inventories or ornithology activities requiring a team of more than 15 people present on site at the same time

To obtain authorization, please complete the Application form for authorization for projects carried out in an aquatic or biodiversity reserve and send it to the regional branch of the MELCC (North Shore). For more information, please contact the regional branch (North Shore) of the Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques.

Louis-Babel Ecological Reserve

All the research projects to be conducted in the ecological reserves in Quebec must be previously approved by the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC).

To obtain authorization, please complete the Application form for authorization for projects carried out in an aquatic or biodiversity reserve available under the “Biodiversity” tab on the Ministère de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques website and send it to the MELCC by email or standard mail at this address:

675 René-Lévesque Est Boulevard
4th floor, Box 21
Québec City, Québec, G1R 5V7

Unorganized territory

No authorization or permit is required.

Rivière et forêt à l'automne

Station altitude

365 m

Geographical coordinates

51°28’10.0″N 68° 14’03.5″W

Location

350 m

Minimum altitude in the study area

Maximum altitude in the study area

1104 m

Distance from the closest cities

Baie-Comeau: 336 km; Fermont: 230 km

Bioclimatic domain

Spruce-moss stand

Vegetation area

Boreal

Climate

None

Permafrost

Average annual temperature

-2.9 °C

Total annual precipitations (type)

890 mm/year (rain, snow)

Ice break-up

Manicouagan Crater Lake: from May to June

La flore et la faune du territoire de la station

Hosting capacity

Inn: 18 beds | Cabins: 30 beds, 1 conference room, 1 restaurant

Logistics

Scientific material storage
Internet connection
Zodiacs
Procurement service

Facilities

High season: 10; low season: 3

Number of station employees

Showers

Yes

Laundry room

Yes; $10 a day

Landing strip

None

Land transport

By vehicle, along Route 389

Transport

Yes

Heliport

Watercraft landing facilities

Yes

Vehicles available at the Station (rental)

Snowmobiles, zodiacs

Contacts

Reservations

Research Development

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