Beach Clean-up in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Parks Canada student employees have been leading beach clean-ups on some of the most remote beaches in the Long Beach area of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Cheewhat Sand Dune Restoration
Watch the remarkable story of how Parks Canada scientists, First Nations partners, and community volunteers restore the sand dunes of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Rhinoceros Auklets at Seabird Rocks
Our motion-sensitive cameras captured this display of mating behaviour by a group of Rhinoceros Auklets. Parks Canada scientists study seabirds as part of our effort to understand and protect the ecosystems of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve.
Eelgrass Fish Monitoring
Each summer, Parks Canada staff survey fish in the eelgrass meadows of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. Studies like these are helping us learn more about the eelgrass meadow ecosystem and its importance as a fish habitat.
Eelgrass Lab Work Timelapse
After collecting eelgrass samples in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, we bring them back to study them in the lab. Work like this is contributing to our understanding of marine carbon storage.
Coastal sand dune restoration in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve
Less than 1% of British Columbia is covered by coastal sand dunes. These rare ecosystems are threatened by invasive grasses and log debris that displace equally rare species and hinder the dynamic sand movement that is the defining characteristic of dunes.