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History of Parks Canada Electronic Library & Archive

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library and Archive 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 et archive 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 et archive de Parcs Canada


New eLibrary Additions

calender drawing
©Parks Canada/Parcs Canada

Research Links / Échos de la recherche (1993-2004)

Lake Louise: sharing the land with grizzly bears (JMK, July 2002)

The Endangered Banff Springs Snail (Parks Canada, undated)

Draft Management Plan, Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada / Ébauche du plan directeur2022, Parc national et réserve de parc national du Canada (Parks Canada, May 25, 2022)

200-Block Banff Avenue Redevelopment Project Overview / Réaménagement du pâté de maisons 200 de l'avenue Banff aperçu du projet (Parks Canada, October 2022)

National Parks Traveler News

How Dawson City Is Telling A Deeper Klondike Gold Rush Story (Jennifer Bain, October 31, 2022)

Visiting Batoche, The Spiritual Capital Of The Saskatchewan Métis (Jennifer Bain, October 30, 2022)

Polar Bear Cams Go Live In Churchill, Manitoba (Jennifer Bain, October 30, 2022)

Canadian Sites Named To New Global List Of Geological Heritage Sites (NPT Staff, October 29, 2022)

Legendary Mountain Explorers' Lost Cache Found After 85 Years (NPT Staff, October 28, 2022)

Public Feedback Sought On Banff Avenue Redevelopment (NPT Staff, October 25, 2022)

Giving Dall's Sheep Their Space In Kluane (Jennifer Bain, October 24, 2022)

In The Yukon, A Chat With Parks Canada’s Only Shipwright (Jennifer Bain, October 23, 2022)

An Island Getaway To Canada's Smallest National Park (Jennifer Bain, October 18, 2022)

Parks Canada Bison Burgers Sold At Two Saskatchewan Sites (NPT Staff, October 17, 2022)

In Search Of The Rare Lizard Of Grasslands National Par (Jennifer Bain, October 16, 2022)

N.W.T. First Nation Signs Benefit Agreement With Parks Canada (NPT Staff, October 11, 2022)

How Banff Is Saving Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Jennifer Bain, October 10, 2022)

Visiting Fundy’s Endangered Atlantic Salmon (Jennifer Bain, October 9, 2022)

Miette Road Closure Will Benefit Cyclists, Walkers (NPT Staff, October 6, 2022)

In Search Of Wood Buffalo's Northern Lights And Whooping Cranes (Carol Patterson, October 5, 2022)

Pollinator Gardens And Other Reasons To Love Fundy National Park (Jennifer Bain, October 4, 2022)

Mi'kmaq Stories In Kouchibouguac National Park (Jennifer Bain, October 3, 2022)

Prince Edward Island's Fragile Dunes Damaged By Fiona (NPT Staff, October 2, 2022)

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