Protected Areas

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Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary, Photo: Credence Wood © Environment Canada

Entire Network of Protected Areas

Muskrat
Muskrat, Photo: © Simon Pierre Barrette, alias Cephas CC BY-SA
Common Loon
Common Loon, Photo: © Simon Pierre Barrette, alias Cephas CC BY-SA

News and Notifications

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.

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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