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Welcome / Bienvenue! 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 46 national parks/reserves, one national urban park, 978 national historic sites (171 of which are administered by Parks Canada, which includes 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/Parcs 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/Parcs Canada Websites for current information.


New eLibrary Additions
Copyright, Wayne Adam
Fort George National Historic Site, Ontario
(©Wayne Adam)

Niagara-on-the-Lake Building Report Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 135 (Margaret Angus, Parks Canada, 1965)

A Study of the British Military Buildings at Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1814-37 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 191 (David McConnell, Parks Canada, 1977)

A Study of the British Military Buildings at Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1838-71 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 226 (David McConnell, Parks Canada, 1977)

A Study of the Military Buildings at Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1871-1978 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 244 (David McConnell, Parks Canada, 1978)

A Bibliography of Niagara Historic Parks Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 198 (M.L. Evans, Parks Canada, 1977)

Structural History of Fort George / Historique structural du fort George History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 3 (Yvon Desloges, Parks Canada, 1980)

Fort George on the Niagara: An Archaeological Perspective History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 9 (John P. Wilson and Linda D. Southwood, Parks Canada, 1976)

La capture du fort George, Ontario, par les Américains History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 13 (Margaret Coleman, Parks Canada, 1980)

Le corps de garde du fort George, Ontario History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 13 (Elizabeth Vincent, Parks Canada, 1980)

1973 Archaeological Excavations at Fort George Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 116 (John P. Wilson, Parks Canada, 1974)

Results of the 1970 Excavations in the Fort George Military Reserve Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 116 (James R. Henderson, Parks Canada, 1973)

The Guardhouse at Fort George Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 119 (Elizabeth Vincent, Parks Canada, 1973)

Navy Hall, Niagara-on-the-Lake / Navy Hall, Niagara-on-the-Lake History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 8 (David Fleming, Parks Canada, 1976)

Fort Wellington: A Structural History / Le fort Wellington: historique de l'architecture History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 8 (David Lee, Parks Canada, 1976)

The Battle of the Windmill, November 1838 / La bataille du moulin à vent: novembre 1838 History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 8 (David Lee, Parks Canada, 1976)

Fort Mississauga, Ontario (1814-1972) / Le fort Mississauga (Ont.), 1814-1972 History and Archaeology/Histoire et archéologie 37 (David Fleming, Parks Canada, 1982)

Fur Trade Posts of the Northwest Territories, 1870-1970 / Postes de traite des pelleteries des Territoires du Nord-Ouest 1870-1970 (Peter J. Usher, Information Canada, 1971, 1972)

Long-term ecosystem states and processes in Banff National Park and the Central Canadian Rockies Occasional Paper No. 9 (Charles E. Kay, Cliff A. White, Ian R. Pengelly and Brian Patton, Parks Canada, 1999)

Reactive Monitoring Mission to Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada, 25 September - 4 October 2016 (UNESCO World Heritage Centre, March 2017)

Management Plan, Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site of Canada / Plan Directeur, Lieu historique national du Canada de la Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais (Parks Canada, 2017)

Management Plan, Fort Wellington National Historic Site of Canada / Plan Directeur, Lieu historique national du Canada du Fort-Wellington (Parks Canada, April 2018)

Fact Sheets:
The boreal caribou recovery strategy / Programme de rétablissement du caribou boréal (Environment Canada, 2012)
The Piping Plover in Eastern Canada / Le Pluvier siffleur dans l'est du Canada (Environment Canada, 2009)
The Greater Sage-Grouse / Le tétras des armoises (Environment Canada, 2013)

The Birds of Riding Mountain National Park, Manitoba, Canada Canadian Wildlife Service Wildlife Management Bulletin Series 2 Number 6 (J.D. Soper, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1953)

Landscape classification and plant successional trends in the Peace-Athabasca Delta Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 30 (H.J. Dirschl, D.L. Dabba and G.C. Gentle, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1974)

Biology of the Kaminuriak Population of barren-ground caribou. Part 2: Dentition as an indicator of age and sex composition and socialization of the population Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 31 (F.L. Miller, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1974)

Migration of Lesser Snow and Blue Geese in spring across southern Manitoba. Part 2: Influence of the weather and prediction of major flights Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 32 (H. Blokpoel and Maureen C. Gauthier, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1975)

An investigation of caribou range on Southampton Island, Northwest Territories Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 33 (G.R. Parker, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1975)

The nesting population of Lesser Snow Geese in the eastern Canadian Arctic: a photographic inventory of June 1973 Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 35 (R.H. Kerbes, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1975)

Wetland classification in western Canada: A guide to marshes and shallow open water wetlands in the grasslands and parklands of the Prairie Provinces Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 37 (J.B. Miller, ©Her Majesty The Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, 1976)

Brochures: English — National Historic Parks and Sites Province of Quebec, Canada (1948), Kootenay, Yoho, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks (1947) • English/French — Prince Edward Island (1983) (Parks Canada)



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