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History of Parks Canada Electronic Library

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the cultural and natural history of the Canadian National Parks System, which includes 47 national parks/reserves, one national urban park, 1,001 national historic sites (172 of which are administered by Parks Canada, including nine heritage canals), four national marine conservation areas/reserves, and one national landmark, along with documents from the history of the agency that has been entrusted to manage this System: Parks Canada.

This Website is an independent effort and is not affiliated with the Government of Canada/Parks Canada. The information contained in this Website is historical in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official PARKS CANADA Website for current information.

Bienvenue! La Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada est un portail de publications électroniques sur l’histoire culturelle et naturelle du réseau des parcs nationaux du Canada, qui inclut comprend 47 parcs nationaux / réserves, un parc urbain national, 1,001 lieux historiques nationaux (dont 172 sont administrés par Parcs Canada, y compris neuf canaux du patrimoine), quatre aires marines de conservation nationales, un point de repère national, ainsi que des documents de l'histoire de l'agence chargée de gérer ce système: Parcs Canada.

Ce site Web est un effort indépendant et n'est pas affilié au gouvernement du Canada / Parcs Canada. Les informations contenues sur ce site Web ont une portée historique et ne constituent pas une aide à la planification de voyages ; veuillez consulter le site Web officiel de PARCS CANADA pour obtenir des renseignements à jour.

Histoire de la bibliothèque électronique de Parcs Canada


New eLibrary Additions

Intervention archéologique au Circle de la garnison á Québec 1992-1993 Bulletin de recherches No 311 (Robert Gauvin, Parcs Canada, Décembre 1994)

Les clubs privés (Charles Bourget, extract from Continuité, Numéro 52, hiver 1992)

Management Statement, Québec Garrison Club National Historic Site / Énoncé de gestion, Lieu historique national du Canada du Cercle-de-la-Garnison-de-Québec (Parks Canada, 2018)

Les moulins à provende et à farine de l'Ontario Histoire et archéolgie No 53 (Felicity L Leung, Parcs Canada, 1981)

Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: Ecological integrity of national parks: 2021 / Indicateurs canadiens de durabilité de l'environnement : intégrité écologique des parcs nationaux : 2021 (Environment and Climate Change Canada, October 2021)

State of Canada’s Natural and Cultural Heritage Places: 2021 Report / État des lieux patrimoniaux naturels et culturels du Canada : Rapport 2021 (Parks Canada, 2021)

Fire history and ecology of forest ecosystems in Kluane National Park: Fire management implications (Brad C. Hawkes, extract from Resources and Dynamics of the Boreal Zone: proceedings of a conference August, 1982, 1983)

Garry oak ecosystem stand history in Southwest British Columbia, Canada: implications of environmental change and indigenous land use for ecological restoration and population recovery (Celeste M. Barlow, Marlow G. Pellatt and Karen E. Kohfeld, extract from Biodiversity and Conservation, v30, 2021)

Black-tailed prairie dog & Black-footed Ferret Recovery in Canada (Stefano Liccioli and Tara Stephens, Parks Canada and Calgary Zoological Society, June 2021)

North American Bat Monitoring Program, Alberta 2020 Final Report (Joanna M. Burgar, Alberta Environment and Parks, 2021)

Volume loss from lower Peyto Glacier, Alberta, Canada, between 1966 and 2010 (Laura M. Kerhl, Robert L. Hawley, Erich C. Osterberg, Dominic A. Winski and Alexander P. Lee, extract from Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 60 No. 219, 2014)

Ya Ha Tinda Elk Project: Long-term monitoring of the partially migratory Ya Ha Tinda elk population, predators, and foraging resources Final Report May 2017-May 2021 (Mark Hebblewhite, Hans Martin, Sara Williams, Gabrielle Coulombe, Mateen Hessami, Birch Gano, Evelyn Merrill, Madeline Trottier, Jacalyn Normandeau, Michell Flowers, Kara MacAuley and Peter Smolko, June 2021)

Interpretive Guiding as Balancing Act: The Perceptions of Interpretive Guides in Promoting Protection, Learning and Enjoyment in Jasper National Park (Theresa Jean Mercier, Master's Thesis University of Iceland, June 2021)

Action research to improve water quality in Canada's Rideau Canal: how do local groups reshape environmental governance? (Isha Mistry, Christine Beaudoin, Jyoti Kotecha, Holly Evans, Manuel Stevens, Jesse C. Vermaire, Stephen J. Cooke and Nathan Young, extract from Local Environment, Vol. 26 No. 5, 2021)

Booklets: Locking Through Safely: Quebec Historic Canals / Écluser en toute sécurité: Canaux historiques du Québec (Parks Canada, 2019)

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National Parks Traveler News

Tastings And Tours At The Halifax Citadel (Darcy Rhyno, December 1, 2021)

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The York Factory Express
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Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Park Warden Servcie Alumni Society National Parks Traveler National Trust for Canada Canadian Parks Council

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