Point Argentenay, île d'Orleans, Quebec (Photo by NCC)

Point Argentenay, île d'Orleans, Quebec (Photo by NCC)


  • Southern twayblade, QC (Photo by NCC)
    A rare orchid in a special environment

    A threatened species of plant attracted the interest of the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) in the region of Fossembault-sur-le-Lac, near Shannon and Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier. It was a magnificent orchid, delicate, rare and barely taller than a dandelion.

  • Pointe of Argentenay, Ile d'Orleans (Photo by Claude Duchaîne)
    Argentenay Point (île d'Orléans)

    Argentenay Point (Pointe Argentenay), a magnificent piece of land covering 40 hectares (99 acres), is located on the east end of the île d’Orléans. This riverside property affords one of the nicest views onto the Saint Lawrence River.

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