Gatineau Park Protection

Gatineau Park Protection

Published on 6 March 2021
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Gatineau Hills, Canada's Capital Region
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Gatineau park is located in Quebec and is part of Canada’s Capital region. It is northwest of Ottawa-Gatineau.
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Spans 50 km between the Ottawa and Gatineau rivers and covers 36,131 hectares (7.7% of the National Capital Region)
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- Part of the Canadian Shield
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- Home to the Eardley Escarpment
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- More than 50 lakes
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Why is this area worthy of protection?
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Improve Air Quality Filter Water Act as Carbon Storage Climate Regulation
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Improve Air Quality
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Awareness Campaign Code of Conduct Local Indigenous Community Participation Limit the number of vehicles in the park