Team up and clean up the shore off the Lachine Canal
Lachine Canal National Historic Site
Pick up your shoreline cleanup kit now
Take in the beautiful view, collect plastic waste and litter, and record what you find.
Make a difference and be a part of the solution to plastic pollution. You will become a citizen scientist and the information on what litter you collect will help Parks Canada identify the sources and work to stop them.
- June 4 to October 10, 2022
- All ages - gather your friends or family
- Any group from 1 to 30 people
- Free activity
How to get started
- Go to one of the five locks of the Lachine Canal (click to view the map)
- Parks Canada employees will give you all the information you need and lend you a shoreline cleanup kit to conduct the activity safely.
Shoreline cleanup kit
The cleanup kit includes:
- data sheet
Make sure you have all your safety gear handy: sturdy gloves, bucket, first aid kit, hand sanitizer and sunscreen.
If you find something sharp or a needle, don’t pick it up! Let an employee who has the proper equipment for this type of waste know.
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