COVID -19 Update | Closure of National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries| Effective March 25, 2020
Environment and Climate Change Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of Canadians, visitors and employees. In order to support Government-wide efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19, we are temporarily closing our National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries until further notice.
This action is intended to reduce visits and respects the advice of public health experts to Canadians to stay home and avoid public gatherings.
Visitor facilities, washrooms, parking facilities and associated services in the National Wildlife Areas and Migratory Bird Sanctuaries, listed below, are closed until further notice. Trail maintenance is also suspended.
Anyone considering a visit to a National Wildlife Area or Migratory Bird Sanctuary should cancel their plans. Please note that Migratory Bird Sanctuaries in urban areas are administered locally.
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