Examples of collaboration where the Friends of the Montréal Biodôme is involved financially or through its management expertise :
The Space for Life Day Camps
The Day Camps allow young nature lovers to enjoy a variety of educational activities related to the natural sciences. The SABM has been running the Biodôme Day Camp for a number of years and since 2018, the entire Space for Life Day Camps.
Cyclical food restriction and compensatory growth in fish
The project aims to measure the growth recovery of fish following a cyclic food restriction. This food strategy, if applied to fish inhabiting the Biodôme’s ecosystems, could significantly reduce the deterioration of water quality and improve the well-being of the marine organisms of the St. Lawrence Seaway, by limiting the waste generated by the diet. And improving their conversion rate and growth.
Restoration of coastal areas
Project to reduce coastal erosion by installing reefs planted with macroalgae in the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region.
Buckthorn, a plant introduced in Quebec for its ornamental qualities, it invades wooded areas, preventing the growth of native plants and limiting biodiversity in affected areas.
The project involves schools and residents of a Montreal neighborhood to help in the control of Buckthorn in area parks and reintroduce native plants.
Exchange of expertise for animal welfare
Joint development of new approaches in environmental museology between Biodôme de Montréal and Océanopolis de Brest.
The project SEM’AIL (Wild Garlic)
To support a project for the conservation and restoration of wild garlic , which in 1995 became the first officially designated vulnerable species in Quebec.