Indigenous leadership in conservation

Parks Canada works closely with Inuit, Métis and First Nations peoples. Together we braid Indigenous knowledge with western science. This way, we gain a more complete picture of conservation issues and solutions.

Bison and the power of partnerships
Parks Canada works in partnership with many Indigenous communities to help bison grow and thrive.
Prairies and Northwest Territories
The return of the sea otter
What will the return of kuu ("sea otters" in the Haida language) mean to the people of Gwaii Haanas?
British Columbia
Two paths, one destination
Indigenous knowledge works hand in hand with modern science to protect a park and a homeland
Newfoundland and Labrador

More stories from Parks Canada conservation

Of young and old spirits

The cultural site Many Caches is a treasure at the heart of Tuktut Nogait National Park.

Restoring the clam gardens

For the Coast Salish peoples, clam gardens have always been both pantries and classrooms.

Inuit traditional knowledge

Without traditional knowledge, the search for the missing ships would have been wholly impractical.

Llgaay gwii sdiihlda – restoring the balance

The Haida Nation and Parks Canada are restoring native plant species in Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve.

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