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Record a bird sighting. Help clean up a shoreline. Uncover the past alongside archaeologists. Join other curious, committed people whose small acts of conservation and discovery are making a big difference. You’ll create all kinds of connections!

Record your own nature observations—big and small!
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Use the mobile app to capture your observations of plants or animals—anytime, anywhere. It’s nature at your fingertips! Work with experts, other park visitors or on your own. Every observation contributes to our knowledge of biodiversity.

See what cool observations have been made in one of your favourite Parks Canada places: Parks Canada on iNaturalist

Find Parks Canada citizen science activities near you

Swim with salmon, participate in an archaeological project or join a car caravan tour of a bison range.

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Citizen science across Canada

The Government of Canada’s Citizen Science Portal lists citizen science projects happening all across Canada.

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