Impacts of climate change on Lake Memphremagog: MCI redoubles its efforts

Magog, June 15, 2024 – On June 15th, Memphremagog Conservation inc. (MCI) held its 57th annual general assembly (AGA) at the Murray Memorial centre in Stanstead Township. It was an occasion to remember the importance of MCI’s mission for present and future generations. Johanne Lavoie, MCI’s volunteer president since 2022, stated ‘MCI is at the forefront in noting the effect of the loss of natural areas and climate change in the Lake Memphremagog watershed. The 2023 flooding was an alarm signal that we can no longer ignore. Our work with the population and various levels of government highlights our dynamism in taking concrete actions. MCI is pleased to present a synopsis of the last year’s actions!’

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In the photo, from left to right: Léa Locas, Claudie Ouellet and Émile Derbesy-Lanari, members of the Lake Patrol, Peter Lépine, Vice-president, Fanny De Blois, Project manager, Pascale Bédard, Vice-president and Secretary, Johanne Lavoie, President, Ariane Orjikh, General manager, Marie-Josée Huot, Board member, Chanel Racine-Mineault, Project manager, Robert Benoit, outgoing Board member, Marie-Anne Tawil, newly elected Board member,  Francine Hone, MCI Collaborator, Jonathan Clarke, new observer on the Board, and Gisèle Lacasse Benoit, Interim Chair of the Board.