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The Tasty Trek
up to the 16th century
First inhabitants
(the Iroquois)                              Introduction
                                            To estimate the age of the
          1626                              twin poplars, you have to divide
          Champlain’s                       the circumference of the tree
          first farm, built on              in centimetres by 10.
          Cap Tourmente
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                                                The circumference of the tree:
                                                _____ cm divided by 10 = _____ years
                                                _____ inches divided by 4 = _____ years

                            1729
                            Shipwreck
                            of L’Éléphant
                        1867
                  Foundation
                   of Canada

What historic events
would this noble balsam poplar
have witnessed?

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                                               1969
                                           Creation
                                    of the National
                                     Wildlife Area
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Tick the items that you find for the feast:

 n   A	 Utensils	made	of	thorns                 n   E	 Medication:	willow	bark	infusion
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 n   B	 Cattail	salad                           n   F	 Beverages:	sweet	gale	beer	or	tea
 n   C	 Dessert:	Candied		                      n   G	 Recognize	and	steer	clear		
     	 purplestem	angelica                          	 of	green	false	hellebore
 n   D	 Roast	goose	
     	 Write the collar numbers here:________
Point A                          Point B
Did you see the woodchuck?       Is the water up to your ankles?



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                                                                     Photo : Gilles Tardif, ACT*
                                                *ACT : Association des amis du cap Tourmente

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                                                                   n

  Point C
  High tide:
  Did you see any ducks?
               n                                                               Red fox
                                                                               Photo: Jean-Pierre Desroches, ACT

                    Mallard             n
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                                                              Raccoon
Green-winged Teal                                   Photo: Guy Lelièvre, ACT


                              n

                                              Low tide:
                                  Did you see these animals
                                            or their tracks?
                        n
           American
           Black Duck                          White-tailed deer n
                                                 Photo: Pierre Bureau, ACT
Point D                                                            Point E
Write here the code you                                            How many boats did
identified on a collar.                                            you spot on the river?


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                                                                           Did you see the
                                                                           waves they cause?



Report the collar’s code on the site
www.cen.ulaval.ca/gon-gsg/index.html.                         au
                                                    erre Bure
                                          Photo : Pi

Researchers use this data to learn more
about the geese and to protect them.

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Point F
How would you describe
the smell of the sweet gale?


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                               Fruits of
                               the sweet gale
          Describe the two lighthouses.
Point G

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                                         50
                                        35
                                                            50
                                                              0
15
   0


                                                          55
                                                            0

       100                                                            10
                          «La Cédrière»
                              Trail


                    10              9
               11
             12
                                                  7               6
                                              8

                                                      5
                    13
                         «Le Moqueur-chat»            4
                               Trail
14

                                                             3
                            1
                                        25
                                           0
                                               2
                                A
     Parking lot
Interpretation Centre

                                        G


                                    B

                   50                          «Le Bois-sent-bon»
                                        F
                        C                             Trail
                                    E
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                                                                                                                        www.ec.gc.ca/biosphere
                                                               PRODUCTION TEAM
                                                               Production: Biosphère, Environment Canada
                                                               Research and writing: Etienne Angers and Sean Heffernan
                                                               Graphic design: Yves Bilodeau, l’oeil isocel • identité et design
                                                               Illustration: Louise Catherine Bergeron
                                                               Coordination: Etienne Angers and Chantal Lepire
                                                               Acknowledgements:
                                                               André Champoux, Danielle Coulombe, Ann Dacres, Thérèse Drapeau,
Did you know that many other BioKits exist as well?
                                                               Susan Glynn-Morris, Claude Joyal, Elizabeth Kilvert, Jean Langlais, Yvon Mercier,
Visit the BioKits website to download them, provide comments   Francine Rousseau, Marilou Verge and everyone else who contributed discerning
from your excursions and build your “EcoProfile”!              suggestions and comments. Finally, a special thanks to Chantal Lepire for contributing
www.ec.gc.ca/biotrousses-biokits                               the majority of the photographs found in this BioKit.

				
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