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. 

Making life better for bats and people in Canada

Parks Canada works with others to better understand bats and their habitat so we can help them recover.
Protecting species

National urban parks: conserve and connect, together

Parks Canada is collaborating with partners to protect a network of natural areas in urban centers.
Protecting lands and waters

Birds and climate change: can they stay or will they go?

By 2050, one in four birds in Parks Canada places may need to find new homes as a result of increased greenhouse gas emissions.
Climate change

Saving cold water loving fish in mountain national parks

Parks Canada is restoring threatened Westslope Cutthroat Trout and aquatic ecosystems in Alberta.
Protecting species

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.
Indigenous leadership

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

Out of sight, but not out of mind: caribou recovery at Parks Canada

Recovering caribou in Canada remains a priority for Parks Canada, both inside and outside of park borders.
Conserving and restoring ecosystems

Creating new National Marine Conservation Areas

What’s the recipe for a new marine conservation area? A vision, a plan, a community... and years of perseverance.
Protecting lands and waters

Making roads safer for at-risk turtle species

Learn how Parks Canada and partners reduce road mortality in turtles via eco-passages and traffic management, and learn how to help a turtle cross the road safely.
Protecting species

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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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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