Restore and recover nature
Protected areas are home to many plants and animals, including species at risk. Parks Canada conserves and restores ecosystems on land and in water. We use innovative science and collaboration to do this.
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More stories from Parks Canada conservation
Biotics Web Explorer
Provides access to information about species in Parks Canada managed areas.
Kids' questions about the wild (part one)
We love wild questions—and kids love asking them.
Kids’ wildest questions about the wild (part two)
More kids’ questions about nature.
Six champion travellers
Learn about Parks Canada's longest-migrating species.
Waterfalls to the Rescue of Brook Trout
Learn about our efforts to protect the brook trout population in La Mauricie National Park.
Tidy tundra = healthy herd
Removing industrial waste in Qausuittuq National Park will restore habitat for the endangered Peary caribou.
Epic and perilous journeys of animal travellers
Connecting landscapes allows animals to roam.
Parks Canada has supported several field initiatives for the recovery of the species at risk.
Southern Mountain Caribou
Southern Mountain caribou have declined across western Canada.
What is it like to be a bat?
Parks Canada considers an old question.
Scanning the bugs
Using a genetic identification method, researchers complete a major survey of insect diversity in national parks.
Protecting the Southern Resident Killer Whales
Parks Canada is taking action to support their recovery through monitoring, education and enforcement.
Helping bats find a home
Parks Canada is working with partners to maintain roosting places for bats.
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