The City Council voted on July 7 to stop the sale of a parcel of land at the corner of Fraser Street and Lucerne Boulevard which harbours a heritage forest. The Association was actively involved in initiatives to ensure the conservation of this forest.
A “Save the Fraser-Lucerne Forest” Facebook group has been very active and currently has 1200+ members. Many citizens wrote to City Councillors to ask that this forest be kept as part of the City’s heritage.
You will find here a document summarising the ecological, cultural and human value of the Deschênes Forest (in French with detailed English summary), a video and a slide presentation showing the beauty of the forest.
Your Association will always fight for protection of Deschêne’s green spaces. Our vision is to see a Deschênes nature park including all the green spaces between Deschênes rapids and Fraser Street.