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Species at Risk

Priority Sites

Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada
© Parks Canada
The Parks Canada Agency administers 145 national historic sites, 39 national parks and park reserves and 3 national marine conservation areas. At several designated priority sites, Parks Canada is developing and implementing site-specific action plans to achieve the goal of addressing the conservation needs of several species. Two approaches are being implemented: an ecosystem-based, multi-species approach and a single-species approach designed to address the needs of individual species. The following sites and parks are currently designated as priority sites:

Parks Canada staff also collaborates with other federal, provincial and territorial agencies, as well as with universities and not-for-profit organisations as an active member of many recovery teams.

Point Pelee National Park of Canada
© Parks Canada / T. Grant, 1978 / 06.62.03.23 (41)
Grasslands National Park of Canada
© Parks Canada / A. Cornellier, 1988 / 08.81.03.05 (29)