East end islands become nature preserves

Four islands off the eastern tip of Montreal have become nature preserves and people can visit parts of them, if they have their own non-motorized boats.

Update: Here are a few nice pictures of some of the islands, from the RDP local paper via Metro.

Here’s Île à l’Aigle:

Île aux Cerfeuils:

and larger Île Beauregard further downstream:

Île Bonfoin is tucked into a bay in the back river. Radio-Canada gives the name as “Bonin” and CTV as “Bonfouin” so who knows: