Parks Canada's goal is to allow people to enjoy national parks as special places without damaging their integrity. Conserving and restoring ecological integrity is our first priority in park management.

Parks for the Milky Way
Parks Canada’s dark sky preserves are havens of night in an increasingly over-lit world.
Helping the Greater Sage-Grouse strut his stuff
A University of Alberta research project focuses on restoring the sagebrush ecosystem in Grasslands National Park.
Restoring forest health in the Highlands
A four-year project with the Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources and other partners to begin to restore the boreal forest in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.
Nova Scotia
Forests at risk in Newfoundland and Labrador
The forests of Gros Morne and Terra Nova National Parks face serious threats to their long-term health.
Newfoundland and Labrador
Learn about the threats and pressures affecting the ecological integrity of protected areas.
Fire management
As rejuvenator and recycler, fire has an essential role to play in national parks.
Preserving ecological integrity
Find out how national parks are managed to keep them healthy and whole.

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