Access to practical tools & resources to help Canadians better understand and conserve wetlands.


This Act authorizes the Minister of Canadian Heritage to acquire and manage lands as National Parks and marine areas as National Marine Conservation Areas. Ecological integrity is identified as the first priority when considering park zoning and management. This makes the Act is an important tool for wetland conservation.

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Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

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