Conservation & Science

The places we paddle are rich in biodiversity. Find out how these areas are being protected and studied.

Bison by Broken Skull River
Conservation & Science

Wood Bison in the Spotlight

Learn about the NWT’s wood bison herds along the Nahanni from CBC Naturalist Brian Keating. This species-at-risk is coming back due to efforts to reintroduce populations to the territory.

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Peregrine Falcon on the Firth River
Conservation & Science

Raptors Thrive on the Firth

On a recent expedition to the Firth River we marvelled at the robust populations of birds of prey in the region, a heartening sign of a healthy ecosystem. This journey was one of our Rafting with Researchers expeditions, where guests are treated to the firsthand expertise of Parks Canada researchers.

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Conservation & Science

How We Saved an International Treasure

What began as a search for old aerial photographs of the Alsek River and glaciers in northern Canada and Alaska, led to the discovery of an international treasure documenting the world’s largest non-polar ice cap.

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Conservation & Science

A Glacial Primer

These days there is much talk of glaciers. Chiefly because, from Kilimanjaro to the Antarctic, they are shrinking. This makes them all the more a “trophy” experience!

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