Diverse, yet standardized

Parks Canada’s Conservation and Restoration Program (CoRe) projects are as varied as the 33 national parks, national historic sites, and national marine conservation areas in which they occur.

Restoration projects

Atlantic

Project

Description

Regenerating the forests of Terra Nova National Park

Reducing moose populations to regrow forests in Gros Morne National Park

Restoring forest health to Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Restoring Kejimkujik National Park Seaside

Saving the fishing legacy of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Restoring the Acadian forests of PEI National Park

Restoring the Gulf of St. Lawrence aster to Kouchibouguac National Park Species at risk

Bringing wild salmon back to Fundy National Park Species at risk

Restoring the trail network in Fundy National Park

Quebec and Nunavut

Project

Description

Restoring the role of fire in Eastern Canadian national parks

Thistle conservation in Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve Species at risk

Restoring coastal dynamics in Forillon National Park

Coastal restoration in Forillon National Park

Reducing disturbance in the Saguenay- St. Lawrence Marine Park Species at risk

Restoring the lakes of La Maurice National Park

Improving the fishway at Saint-Ours Canal National Historic Site Species at risk

Cleaning up caribou habitat in Qausuittuq National Park.

Ontario

Project

Description

Speeding up old field succession in Bruce Peninsula National Park

Wildlife eco-passages in Bruce Peninsula National Park Species at risk

Restoring a rare habitat in Point Pelee National Park

Using conservation genetics to save trees in Point Pelee National Park Species at risk

Using fire to connect Canadians to Pukaskwa National Park

Prairies, Yukon, NWT

Project

Description

Restoring the aspen parkland of Riding Mountain National Park

Restoring Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park

Recovering species at risk in Grasslands National Park Species at risk

Ecosystem restoration in Prince Albert National Park

Pacific and Mountain Parks

Project

Description

Using fire to restore mountain park ecosystems

Recovering whitebark and limber pine in seven national parks Species at risk

Southern mountain caribou recovery in four national parks Species at risk

Restoring grasslands in Waterton Lakes National Park

Reintroducing bison to Banff National Park Species at risk

Building bridges for wildlife in Kootenay National Park

Reconnecting waterways for fish in Glacier National Park

Recovering species at Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site and Gulf Island National Park Reserve Species at risk

Clam garden rejuvenation in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

Restoring ecosystems and species in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve Species at risk

Managing non-native deer in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

Restoring coastal dunes in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve Species at risk

Helping humans and wildlife coexist in and around Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Restoring kelp in Gwaii Haanas National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site

Eradicating invasive deer in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site