The Saint-Jacques Escarpment is an eco-territory located in the Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough of the City of Montreal, just west of downtown. The area stretches for 3 km and covering 20 hectares of land.
This green zone is forested mainly by poplars and its position between the Mount Royal and the Lachine Rapids makes it an important area for migratory birds as well as a substantial population of brown snakes, a species with precarious conservation status.
Le ministère des transports du Québec (MTQ) a coupé beaucoup d’arbres malgré le fait que le térritoire soit désigné comme écoterritoire.
The Quebec Ministry of transport cut down many trees, despite the fact that it is designated as an eco-territory.