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Nature Conservancy

The Nature Reserve: Protected habitats

Fauna’s land — under the name Réserve Naturelle du Ruisseau-Robert — is a designated Nature Reserve by the Québec government and is a nature conservancy where many habitats, species and biodiversity can flourish and thrive.

Fauna's Nature Reserve - Acadie River

About the Nature Conservancy land

Fauna is situated on close to 200 acres of land located in the southern suburbs of Montreal and agricultural areas of the St. Lawrence Lowlands. The nature conservancy has a wide variety of habitats — such as woodlands, wetlands, freshwater and meadows — creating an environment conducive to avian, terrestrial and aquatic wildlife.

With the support of the Quebec government, Fauna acquired some of the last green space in the area. In 2004, over 100 acres were designated as the Réserve Naturelle du Ruisseau-Robert, named after a stream that runs through the Fauna property. This land is forever protected in perpetuity. This will allow natural reclamation and recolonization of local flora and fauna, as well as provide sanctuary to migratory species.


Experience the Nature Reserve for yourself

Fauna made walking trails throughout the entire conservation area. Although these trails are closed to the general public, visitors can take advantage of them by attending our Sanctuary Symposiums, birdwatching walks, or other Fauna workshops and events. Visitors may experience several different nature habitats in one area — and, if they are lucky, observe the different wildlife associated with each.

Fauna Nature Reserve Birds - Cardinal
Fauna Nature Conservancy Deer
Fauna Nature Reserve Birds - Osprey
Fauna Nature Reserve American Raccoon

Please Note

At the Ruisseau Robert Nature Conservancy our first priority is the protection of the flora and wildlife. Because we are presently facing a significant increase in people trespassing on the property, we unfortunately find ourselves obligated to reiterate that the entirety of our land is private and that general public access is prohibited. We sincerely thank you for your understanding because it is with your collaboration and love for nature that we can ensure continuity for the future generations of animals that thrive in our protected habitats.