We Want to Hear From You!

Parks Canada is reviewing the management plan for Thousand Islands National Park and we would like to hear your views, opinions and suggestions on the future of this treasured place. The management plan is a strategic guide for future management of a national park. It is required by legislation, guided by public consultation, approved by the Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and tabled in Parliament. It is the primary public accountability document for each national park.

As a strategic and long-term guide, a management plan establishes a vision looking 10 or more years into the future. Its primary goal is to ensure that there is a clearly defined direction for the maintenance or restoration of ecological integrity and is intended to guide appropriate use. Direction is also described for visitor experience programs, which are recognized as a fundamental means for achieving both protection and use objectives.

Key dates

January 9th, 2020 - Online survey opens

Completing the survey will take approximately 10 minutes, depending on your level of interest and engagement. Input gathered during this phase of public consultations will be carefully considered as we work towards the final version of the management plan.

February 14th, 2020 - Online survey closes

Thank you for participating in the survey. Results of the public consultations, including this online survey, will soon be summarized and available on this website. 

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Current stage


Management plan preparation: 
Indigenous and public engagement

Management planning cycle

Management plan cycle explained, see text below for further explanation.
Stages of management planning
  1. Management plan implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  2. State of site assessment
  3. Scoping issues and vision elements
  4. Management plan preparation
    *Indigenous and public engagement
  5. Management plan approval