Table 1. Organizations that collaborate with municipalities on water quality management.

Actor Group English name Organization type Collaborations with municipalities Collaborations with agricultural municipalities Collaborations with tourism municipalities
MDDEP Ministry of sustainable development Government 13 5 8
Centre MSH The Nature Center of Mount Saint Hilaire NGO 8 5 3
COGBY Organization of the Yamaska Watershed NGO 7 3 4
COVABAR Organization of the Richelieu watershed NGO 7 2 5
MRC la Haute Yamaska Municipal Regional Council of High Yamaska Government 7 1 6
MRC la Vallee du Richelieu Municipal Regional Council of Richelieu Valley Government 7 3 4
Nature action Québec Nature Action Québec NGO 6 1 5
CREM Montérégie Regional Committee for the Environment Government 5 2 3
Nature conservancy The Nature Conservancy of Canada NGO 5 1 4
MAPAQ Ministry of Fishing and Agriculture Government 4 1 3
MRNF Ministry of Natural Resources Government 4 0 4
MRC Rouville Municipal Regional Council Rouville Government 3 3 0
BAPE(Q) Public office for the environment in Québec Government 3 1 2
MRC Les Maskoutains Municipal Regional Council of the Maskoutains Government 2 2 0
Ministaire des affairs municipal Ministry of Municipal Affairs Government 2 2 0
UPA Agricultural Producers Union NGO 2 2 0
Bureau delegues Delegates Office Government 2 1 1
MRC Brome-Missisquoi Municipal Regional Council Brome-Missisquoi Government 2 0 2
CPTAQ Commission for the protection of Agricultural Land in Québec Government 2 2 0
CMM Metropolitan Community of Montréal Government 2 1 1
Amis du Lac Waterloo Friends of Lake Waterloo NGO 2 0 2
Renaissance Lac Brome Renaissance Brome Lake NGO 1 0 1
Les amis du Lac Bromont Friends of Lake Bromont NGO 1 0 1
Les amis de la tourbière de Saint-Joachim Friend of the wetland of Saint-Joachim NGO 1 0 1
Fondation Des Terre De Lac Brome Land Foundation of Lake Brome NGO 1 0 1
Le Corridor appalachien Appalachian Corridor NGO 1 0 1
Committee du Lac Roxton Pond Lake committee of Roxton Pond NGO 1 0 1
Association environmental du St.Basil Environmental association of Saint Basil NGO 1 0 1
SHECRC Horticulture and ecological society of Chambly, Richelieu, and Carignan NGO 1 0 1
APDDMR Association for the Protection and Development of Mount Rougemont NGO 1 0 1