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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Nature and wildlife conservation stories

Conservation projects at Parks Canada places


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A map of the changing North

How will climate change affect northern parks like Tuktut Nogait?
Climate change

Scanning the bugs

Using a genetic identification method called "Barcode of Life," researchers complete a major survey of insect diversity.
Ecological monitoring

Two paths, one destination

Indigenous knowledge works hand in hand with modern science to protect a park and a homeland
Indigenous ecological knowledge

Testing the waters: one advisor’s role in creating new National Marine Conservation Areas

Marine Areas Establishment Advisor Diane Blanchard has a unique role in helping create protected areas.
New protected areas

Managing ships and whales in the St. Lawrence Estuary

Parks Canada is working with the shipping industry to reduce collisions between vessels and whales.
Protecting species

Parks for the Milky Way

Parks Canada’s dark sky preserves are havens of night in an increasingly over-lit world.
Conserving and restoring ecosystems

Meet our conservation staff

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

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Get involved with conservation

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

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