Take part in conservation at Parks Canada
Visitors to Parks Canada can help protect these treasured places. Being in nature can make us healthier and happier. It can also inspire us to conserve natural areas. Learn how you can get involved with conservation at Parks Canada.
Conservation work across Canada
Parks Canada scientists, in collaboration with traditional Indigenous knowledge holders, partner with international science communities to help find solutions to some of the greatest issues we face such as climate change and biodiversity loss.
Meet our scientists
Let us take you behind the scenes to meet some of the dedicated people who help protect and restore these amazing places.
Get hands on
Record a bird sighting. Help clean up a shoreline. Uncover the past alongside archaeologists. Join other curious, committed people whose small acts of conservation and discovery are making a big difference. You’ll create all kinds of connections!
Find citizen science activities near you
Volunteer or work with us!
Join a shoreline clean-up; be a campsite greeter; walk the trails as a Park Ambassador; help Parks scientists with species monitoring; take part in historical re-enactments... there’s something for everyone, and all ages and abilities are welcome.
Studying at college or university? Share the awesome experiences you can have with our protected natural and cultural treasures right in your own backyard. No club on your campus? Start one!
Work with us
Are you someone who enjoys working in a job where you make a difference? Have you ever thought of a career in support of one of Canada’s iconic places?
Parks Canada is present in over 400 communities across the country. Just by showing up, you’re not only supporting Parks Canada’s conservation work but the economic growth of local businesses in those communities.
Keep it eco-friendly
When you visit, stay on designated trails and give wild critters space. Always leave what you find, and take what you bring!
Support conservation from home
Parks Canada reinvests 100% of its online merchandise proceeds into conservation projects.
Find the perfect gift for the citizen scientist or happy hiker in your life!
More about the conservation projects funded to date
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