Explore this section to learn about species at risk protection and recovery efforts in our national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites, and discover some ways you can contribute to the protection and recovery of these plants and animals.

Restoring a quiet environment for whales
Keeping waters as quiet as possible is key for their survival.
British Columbia Quebec
Bison and the power of partnerships
Protecting bison cannot be done alone. Parks Canada works in partnership with many Indigenous communities to help bison grow and thrive.
Prairies and Northwest Territories
Making roads safer for species at risk turtles
How to help a turtle cross the road.
Ontario Canada
Waterfalls to the Rescue of Brook Trout
Learn about our efforts to protect the brook trout population in La Mauricie National Park.
Success stories
Parks Canada has supported several field initiatives for the recovery of the species at risk.
Kids' wildest questions about the wild (part one)
We love wild questions—and kids love asking them.
Kids’ wildest questions about the wild (part two)
More kids’ questions about nature.
Six champion travellers
Learn about Parks Canada's longest-migrating species.
Bats and Parks Canada
Parks Canada is committed to doing its best to slow the spread of white-nose syndrome.
Helping bats find a home
Parks Canada is working with partners to maintain roosting places for bats.
The wanderers: epic and perilous animal journeys
Connecting landscapes allows animals to roam.
What is it like to be a bat?
Parks Canada considers an old question.

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