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Entire Network of Protected Areas
Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Photo: Credence Wood © Environment Canada
Entire Network of Protected Areas
National Wildlife Areas
Muskrat, Photo: © Simon Pierre Barrette, alias Cephas CC BY-SA
National Wildlife Areas (NWA)
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries
Common Loon, Photo: © Simon Pierre Barrette, alias Cephas CC BY-SA
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries (MBS)

News and Notifications

Lac Saint-François National Wildlife Area, marsh.
Photo: C.Lepire © Environment Canada
Lac Saint-François NWA

A management plan for Lac Saint-François National Wildlife Area is now available online. Lac Saint-François National Wildlife Area is one of eight National Wildlife Areas in Quebec.

National Conservation Plan
Conserve, Restore and Connect with Nature

National Wildlife Areas, now receiving funding as part of Canada’s National Conservation Plan, are established to conserve Canada’s precious wildlife and to ensure that YOU have access to discover the nature around you.  Visit, connect with nature, and leave only footprints behind.

Flooded forest along the St. Lawrence shore.
Photo: B. Roberge © Environment Canada.
Îles de la Paix NWA

A management plan for Îles de la Paix National Wildlife Area is now available online. Îles de la Paix National Wildlife Area is one of eight National Wildlife Areas in Quebec.

Portage Island national wildlife area
Photo: C. MacKinnon © Environment Canada
Portage Island NWA

A management plan for Portage Island National Wildlife Area is now available online. Portage Island National Wildlife Area is one of five National Wildlife Areas in New Brunswick.

Bradwell NWA
Photo: D. Henderson © Environment Canada
Bradwell NWA

60-day public consultation period on Bradwell National Wildlife Area Management Plan (ends May 03, 2015).

Sand Pond Lake
Photo: C. MacKinnon © Environment Canada
Sand Pond NWA

A management plan for Sand Pond National Wildlife Area Management Plan is now available online. Sand Pond National Wildlife Area Management Plan is one of six National Wildlife Area in the Nova Scotia.

© Environment Canada, 2014.

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