A River to Protect
Throughout the ages, man has exploited the river and its tidal flats. Whether for food, transportation or simply for entertainment, the river has always been at the heart of human activities. By exploring the history of the river, students can understand how man has tamed it. They also become aware of the consequences of human activity on the "River of Great Waters". Students discover why the St. Lawrence River is at the heart of today's major environmental concerns and how, through concrete actions, they can help preserve it.