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Les amis de la montagne commends Mayor Valerie Plante for her choices in putting together the City of Montreal’s new Executive Committee.
Les amis de la montagne continues to play a very active role in discussions surrounding road safety on Mount Royal, which have intensified in recent weeks following the tragic death of the young cyclist Clément Ouimet on Camillien-Houde Road on October 4, 2017.
The season of community environmental actions with Les amis de la montagne has just come to a close on Mount Royal. Between May and October, nearly 1,500 volunteers got involved on the mountain to preserve its natural habitats and contribute to the preservation of its biodiversity.
Les amis is getting a makeover on the Web! Featuring a brand-new look and feel, our website and newsletter will make discovering Mount Royal a pleasure for both young and old. Watch your screens as new features are forecast to appear by the first snowfall!
Montréal, October 20, 2017 – Yesterday, Les amis de la montagne received the 2017 Community Service Award presented at the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) gala event held at Montréal’s Palais des Congrès as part of the Congress of the World Design Summit.
Les amis de la montagne is greatly concerned about the safety of pedestrians, cyclists and transit users in Mount Royal Park.
As part of the Seeds for the Future of Mount Royalproject, the Collectif pour une forêt durable joined forces with Les amis de la montagne to present their "Une forêt de possibilités" campaign and offer various activities on the ephemeral projects site of the Université de Montréal MIL Campus.
Each year, Les amis de la montagne seeks financial support from the community to help protect and improve our beautiful mountain, one of Montréal’s defining landmarks.
As the trees slowly take on their magnificent fall colours, Les amis de la montagne invites Montrealers to enjoy the last days of good weather to discover the many natural wonders in Mount Royal Park.
The heatwave may only be a few days ago, but the registration period has already begun for Les amis de la montagne’s Youth Cross-Country Ski Program starting next January.
Les amis de la montagne considers that the actions announced by the City of Montréal in Mount Royal Park, notably the felling of nearly 4,000 infested ash trees and the planting of approximately 40,000 trees, are necessary to minimize the damages caused by the emerald ash borer.
On August 14, the City of Montréal presented an action plan entitled Stratégie centre-ville, a strategic vision that aims to sustain momentum in the downtown sector over a 15-year horizon.
Les amis de la montagne invites children between 0 and 9 years of age to experience unique activities in nature and enjoy the magnificent fall colours on the mountain!
Les amis de la montagne invites you to rediscover the iconic Mount Royal Chalet during a special evening dedicated to the exhibition In the Footsteps of our Discoverers – The Remarkable History of Montréal, on August 31st.
On August 26, Les amis de la montagne’s conservation team invites you to join them in Mount Royal Park for a blitz census of the monarch butterfly population for a second year in a row.
If you've been fortunate enough to enjoy the beautiful weather in Mount Royal Park in recent weeks, you may have noticed unusual installations in some of the park’s trees.
To celebrate Montréal’s 375th anniversary, Les amis de la montagne offers revamped discovery walks and a series of new walking tours specially created for the occasion.
The exhibition In the Footsteps of our Discoverers – The Remarkable History of Montréal is on view until December 15.
With summer approaching and nature in full bloom, have a special thought for your beautiful mountain at the heart of Montreal and donate to Les amis de la montagne's fundraising campaign. Your support is essential. Comprising nearly 40% of our revenues, donations contribute to our ability to achieve our mission. The future of the mountain is in all of our hands!
From June to October, Les amis de la montagne invites Montrealers to enjoy a wide range of recreational activities in Mount Royal Park.
Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.until the end of October, Les amis de la montagne invites you to volunteer with its Environmental Stewardship Program, dedicated to conservation work on Mount Royal.
En ce jour anniversaire de la création du parc du Mont-Royal et dans le cadre du 375e anniversaire de la Ville de Montréal, M. Denis Coderre, maire de Montréal, et M. Peter A. Howlett, C.M., président des Amis de la montagne, ont eu le plaisir de décerner le Prix du Mont-Royal aux Religieuses Hospitalières de Saint-Joseph qui, depuis 150 ans, ont investi et fait vivre une propriété remarquable située sur le flanc est du mont Royal.
As part of May: Mount Royal Month, Les amis de la montagne provides a series of guided tours that reveal all sides of Mount Royal as you enjoy the great outdoors and breathtaking views of the city! Here are five suggestions to take advantage of springtime on the mountain.
Les amis de la montagne concluded the third and final day of environmental conservation activities on Sunday, May 7 as part of the 26th annual Mount Royal Clean-Up.
This year again, Les amis de la montagne presents a delightful series of musical Sunday afternoons. Discover the passion and virtuosity of Montreal’s most promising young talents at six concerts held in the majestic Mount Royal Chalet.
Launched on April 5 by Les amis de la montagne, the citizens’ campaign entitled “We love our Mountain. Let’s support UNESCO status for Mount Royal.” is a success! Nearly 33,000 people answered our call to support Mount Royal’s bid for UNESCO status in the hopes of ensuring the highest standards of protection for the mountain.
A benefit luncheon in support of youth educational programs on Mount Royal.
Have you signed yet at www.montroyalUNESCO.ca?
Don’t miss this year’s Mountain Clean-Up with Les amis de la montagne on Sunday morning, May 7.
During May: Mount Royal Month, Les amis de la montagne and its partners invite Montrealers to rekindle ties with Mount Royal with an array of activities!
On May 27, the second edition of the eco-friendly race Changer le monde avec Équiterre will take place on the mountain.
Les amis de la montagne is launching a vast citizens’ campaign entitled “We love our Mountain. Let’s support UNESCO status for Mount Royal.” in an effort to gather at least 30,000 signatures supporting the bid for Mount Royal’s inclusion on Canada’s 2017 Tentative List for World Heritage Sites. This is the first step towards having the place we affectionately call “the Mountain” designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Citizen mobilization campaign in support of Mount Royal's bid for UNESCO status
Les amis de la montagne benefits from the help of hundreds of dedicated volunteers involved in projects protecting and enhancing Mount Royal. Every year, Les amis, in collaboration with Manulife, salutes this effort by recognizing one person’s outstanding service.
Les amis de la montagne invites children between 3 and 8 years old to join Club AMIS, a unique and fun way to connect with nature in the spring!
The 20th edition of the Tuques Bleues benefit event brought together close to 400 snowshoers and 75 runners on a snow-laden Mount Royal last Thursday evening, February 16.
Les amis de la montagne is pleased to offer a unique day camp in Mount Royal Park. Children from 5 to 10 years of age are invited to spend one or two weeks discovering the emblematic mountain adjacent to downtown Montreal. They will enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, immersed in a unique natural setting, under the supervision of qualified educators.
On February 16, 2017, Les amis de la montagne hosts the 20th edition of its wintertime signature fundraiser, the Tuques Bleues Celebration.
In the past few years, recreational snowshoeing has grown in popularity throughout the province, including on Mount Royal! The peace and quiet of the forest, the wonderful views of the city, and the grade of the slopes which provide the occasional challenge even for the more athletic, make our mountain an ideal place for snowshoers.
Les amis de la montagne is thrilled with Mount Royal’s application to be considered for inclusion on Canada’s Tentative List for World Heritage Sites. This is the first step towards Mount Royal’s possible recognition as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mount Royal is probably one of the most romantic places in Montreal, so why not celebrate Valentine’s Day in this magical place? Les amis de la montagne offers three snowshoeing outings to make it a very special event for families or sweethearts.
Until February 8, 2017, share your most beautiful photos of your winter experience on Mount Royal on Twitter and Instagram by mentioning #MtRoyalmoment and @lemontroyal.
On Friday and Saturday evenings through March 4, Les amis de la montagne invites you to go on a snowshoe excursion at nightfall to discover or rediscover the wonders of Mount Royal Park.
The first phase of an important landscaping project designed by the City of Montréal, undertaken to build the missing part of a footpath linking the park’s main staircase to the Kondiaronk Belvedere and the Mount Royal Chalet, is now complete.
Starting on January 6, Les amis de la montagne invites you to lace up your skates and sway your hips to the music on the Beaver Lake ice skating rink.
On Thursday, February 16, 2017, Les amis de la montagne hosts the 20th edition of its wintertime signature fundraiser, the Tuques Bleues Celebration.