Science and conservation

Point Pelee National Park

Point Pelee National Park is home to complex Carolinian ecosystems and a number of species at risk. Each year Parks Canada staff and conservation partners are involved in research and monitoring projects as well as conservation and restoration projects to better understand this natural region and to support healthy ecosystems.

Research and monitoring

There are several ongoing research and monitoring projects in Point Pelee National Park which focus on specific species.

Marsh conservation

Learn about the restoration project that Parks Canada staff have undertaken to protect the diverse marsh ecosystem at Point Pelee National Park.

Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannah

Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannah is extremely rare in Canada; there is only a few other places outside of Point Pelee National Park in which it is found.

Hyperabundant species

Monitoring and research at Point Pelee National Park have identified two hyperabundant wildlife populations.

Use of prescribed fire

The prescribed fire program at Point Pelee National Park is an important part of the park’s Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannah restoration project.

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