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

White Bark Pine seedling to be planted in the Verdant Creek burn.

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.

Read about our work

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.

Become a Parks Insider

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

Nature for all

Volunteer or work with us!


A Parks Canada Volunteer leads a hike.

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.

Find volunteering opportunities

Campus Clubs

Campus Club Leaders taking a group selfie on Beausoleil Island.

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!

Join a Campus Club!

Work with us

Parks Canada employee giving information to visitors at the Banff Information Centre.

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?

View current job opportunities


Helping neighbours

Bird's eye view of Alma, NB and the Bay of Fundy.

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

Visitors and a Parks Canada employee on a pilgrimage to Gahnįhthah Tufa Mounds.

When you visit, stay on designated trails and give wild critters space. Always leave what you find, and take what you bring!

Read more simple leave no trace ideas

Car-free trips

Visitors biking along the Lachine Canal with the Montreal Skyline in the background.

Visiting from Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Windsor, Calgary or Vancouver? Check out all the ways you can come see us via transit, foot or bike!

Support conservation from home


Girl in a Parks Canada hoodie touching a tree.

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

Shop Parks Canada

Social media

A couple takes a selfie by the shore.

Follow us on social media to learn about our conservation work and join in with our regular #wildlifewednesday and #sciencesunday hashtags.

Check out our Twitter and Facebook accounts

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