Families and geese at the rendezvous in Saint-Fulgence
The Goose Festival continues to be in full swing in Saint-Fulgence, where more and more birds are seen on the edge of the Saguenay Fjord. Several families went there on Saturday and were able to attend various conferences and activities to learn more about these majestic wild geese.
M élanie Bouchard, Project Manager at the Anse-aux-Foins development company, seemed very happy with the event, when she met Le Quotidien on site Saturday afternoon. This is the first year she has participated in the organization of the festival, which is in its 32nd edition.
DIY, immersive story in the forest, lecture on birds by Christine Fortin, the day Saturday was very busy in enriching activities.
The geese were also there, while there were more and more who showed the tip of their beaks. “The first snow geese were also seen on Friday. We are starting to see more and more birds, “said the project manager.
Luckily, the Bernese Festival is far from over. Sunday is full of activities for young and old. In addition to lectures on bird language, ornithological safari and artisan market, the organizers have added to the program a conference of Eureko on the development of a riparian strip, a workshop of earth sculpture of clay in addition to a lecture on birds of prey. Those who do not have cold eyes will also participate in the introduction to sea kayaking or stroll on the fjord in rabaska. These activities are paying and require registration beforehand.
The Mayor of Saint-Fulgence is waiting for the participants in large numbers for the last day of the event. Gilbert Simard is convinced that the good weather will bring a crowd of participants, Sunday.