Get involved in conservation in Atlantic Canada

Participate in these citizen science activities or volunteering opportunities on your next trip to Atlantic Canada. As a visitor, you can help protect the nature of these precious places.

Backcountry with bats

A device connected to a smartphone to turn it into a bat detector.

Booked for backcountry camping in Fundy? Sign up and help biologists collect data to identify important bat habitats. Staff will loan you a bat monitoring kit to turn your smartphone or tablet into an interactive bat detector, allowing you to hear and record bats in real-time!

New Brunswick

Fundy National Park


A blue Coastie installation sign on a railing which overlooks a beach with a green, grassy dune to the left, and soft, beige sand to the right.

Capture beautiful vistas and help monitor shoreline erosion! Simply upload your photo to the “Coastie” monitoring program and help understand the rates of change and resiliency of our coastlines in response to climate change.

New Brunswick Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island Newfoundland

Visit the Coastie website to learn more.

Become a citizen-biologist

A common loon with its young on a lake.

Help monitor wildlife populations by canoe or on foot! Register for loon, turtle or piping plover monitoring, or for any other programs to restore and protect the greater Kejimkujik ecosystem.

Nova Scotia

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site

Every act counts

Participants gather at the campground beach shelter to hear a talk about Parks Canada's species at risk restoration projects.

Learn how to act in nature and how to respect wildlife to keep these special places thriving for generations to come.

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