Heron Island (Quebec)

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Chèvre and Héron Islands, Lachine

Heron Island is a small island of the Saint Lawrence River at the Lachine rapids, and part of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is one of "Saint-Laurent, Vision 2000" 37 protected sites. Although privately owned by "Conservation Nature Canada", they have agreed to manage it as a protected reserve.

It has a quite a rare array of birds, trees and flowers.


Coordinates: 45°25′23″N 73°34′45″W / 45.423055°N 73.579166°W / 45.423055; -73.579166