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

Shoreline cleanup kit

The cleanup kit includes:

  • gloves
  • data sheet
  • clipboard
  • pencil 
  • bucket
  • scale

Safety first!

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.

For more information visit the "Plastic pollution" Web page

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