Learn how we are protecting species, habitats and ecosystems

Conservation scientists at Parks Canada work closely with holders of Indigenous knowledge to protect and manage these natural places for future generations.

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Explore the top stories from the front lines of our science and conservation work. 

Blue carbon on the West Coast

Parks Canada is studying the capacity of eelgrass and salt marshes to absorb carbon.
Climate change

Restoring a quiet environment for whales

Canada’s protected waters are home to many at-risk whales. Keeping waters as quiet as possible is key for their survival.
Protecting species

What is ecological connectivity?

Nature needs its connections, big and small.
Conserving and restoring ecosystems

Take a dip with Parks Canada... in the forest

Experience "forest bathing" at Parks Canada places.
Conserving and restoring ecosystems

Birds and climate change

Jump ahead thirty years. Will you still see your favourite birds in your local national park?
Climate change

Helping bats find a home

Parks Canada is working with partners to maintain roosting places for bats.
Protecting species 

Meet our conservation staff

Get to know the dedicated employees who work behind the scenes at Parks Canada.

Become a Parks Insider

Get involved with conservation


Parks Canada protects some of the world’s most extraordinary natural and cultural wonders.

Learn how to help protect the places you love

Citizen science

National program for ecological corridors

To continue to play their important role, protected and conserved areas must also be connected. That is where ecological corridors come into play.

Learn more about connected landscapes

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