Wildlife, plants and species

Biodiversity, species at risk, aquatic species, migratory birds, wildlife research.


Services and information

Species at risk

Permits, funding, consultations and recovery news relating to species at risk.

International trade in protected animals and plants

How wildlife trade regulations affect you and protect both land and aquatic species.

Invasive species

Protecting plants and animals (both native and domestic) against invasive species.

Aquatic species

Aquatic species in Canadian waters, including those at risk, invasive, fished or farmed.


Variety of genes, species and ecosystems that keep the living world healthy.

Migratory birds

Conservation, research, regulations, monitoring and permits relating to migratory birds.

Wildlife and habitat conservation

Conserving wilderness and restoring wildlife habitats.

Wildlife research and landscape science

Wildlife studies, ecotoxicology, landscape science, ecosystems, earth observation, national parks.

Ecosystems research and water

Canada’s water ecosystems and the research efforts to keep them healthy.

What we are doing


Import restriction on salamanders

The Government of Canada has implemented a new import restriction on salamanders, newts and mudpuppies.

Bats and Parks Canada

Parks Canada celebrates Bat Week: October 24 - 31.

BioBlitz events at Parks Canada

Girl holding a slug and a tablet showing a photo of the slug

Join Parks Canada for a fun BioBlitz event taking place at some national parks this summer.

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