The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network

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Welcome to the Frontenac Arch Biosphere

As you travel through the pages of this website, you will discover the many wonders of one of the worlds richest natural and cultural heritage places. This site introduces the countless incredible experiences waiting to be discovered in this vibrant and thriving community. The Frontenac Arch Biosphere is truly a treasure that should be experienced first hand.

What is the Frontenac Arch Biosphere?

The Frontenac Arch is the ancient granite bridge from the Canadian Shield to the Adirondack Mountains. Its incredibly rich natural environment and history was recognized in 2002 when it became a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, part of a world-wide network of 610 Biosphere Reserves in 117 countries. FAB is dedicated to protecting globally important heritage through sustainable community development. Read More...

What is the Frontenac Biosphere reserve?

What does the FAB Network do?

The Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network is a non-profit corporation, with a Board of Directors and working committees comprised of committed volunteers, and representatives of organizations, governments and agencies with similar goals and interests. Our vision and mission belong to the community. Read More...

What does the FAB Network do?

FAB Programs

The FAB suite of programs engages and encourages the community to become a global model for sustainable development. Each FAB program reflects the four pillars of sustainability: nature, livelihood, wellbeing and culture.


The FAB Network helps all who live and visit here to become part of a vibrant sustainable community. To do this, the FAB Network needs your help. Please support the FAB Network by making a donation.

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