CPAWS Action Centre

Over 90% of Canada's land and all of our waters are publicly owned, so your voice matters when it comes to conservation. Here you can take action – write to decision makers, sign a petition, attend an event, or do even more – to help protect Canada's wilderness.

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Stand up for Jasper!

Maligne Lake in Jasper National Park is being threatened by a proposed hotel development.

Your voice is needed to ensure Jasper and our other Rocky Mountain national parks are protected for future generations of Canadians to appreciate and enjoy.

Over 2,000 people have voiced their opposition against this development – if you haven’t already, please take a minute right now to add your voice to help save Maligne Lake!

Campaign details | Sign the pledge!
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Join the movement for Canada's parks!
Do you love Canada's parks? Help us create new parks and better protect existing ones by signing on today!
Campaign details | Sign on
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Help secure permanent protection for Gros Morne
Send a brief letter thanking the C-NLOPB for their decision to reject the proposed extension of Shoal Point Energy's exploration license, and the Newfoundland government for declaring a moratorium on fracking in the province, and encouraging them to help establish a permanent buffer zone around Gros Morne.
Campaign details | Send a letter of thanks
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Protect Canada's Species at Risk!
Having a strong federal Species at Risk Act is essential to protect our most vulnerable plants and animals, and the habitat they need to survive and recover on federal lands. Over 650 species are at risk of disappearing forever. Speak up now for a strong federal Species at Risk Act!
Campaign details | Take action
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Love the Rouge: Sign the petition!
Help ensure the Rouge National Urban Park is well protected for current and future generations of Canadians to appreciate and enjoy. Add your voice for protecting nature in the Rouge!
Campaign details | Add your voice
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Add your voice for protecting Thaidene Nene – the Land of the Ancestors!
Add your voice to support the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation’s vision of establishing Thaidene Nene as a permanent protected area that will conserve this spectacular wilderness area and ensure that Lutsel K’e Dene ways of knowing and doing will inform sustainable livelihoods for generations to come.
Campaign details | Take action
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Add your voice for protecting Canada's oceans!

Over 16,000 people have signed on in support of marine protection in Canada. Add your voice to support advancing marine conservation through the establishment of 12 new marine protected areas!

Campaign details | Sign the pledge
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Sign the pledge for caribou

By saving the threatened woodland caribou's remaining Boreal forest habitat across Canada, we'll also help protect one of the world's largest remaining carbon reserves, and slow the effects of climate change.

Campaign details | Add your voice now
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Keep the Flathead Wild
The Flathead Valley is one of the most biologically important places on earth. A key connection for animals moving north and south through the Rocky Mountains, it is a magical place of great wildness that has never been settled by humans. Help create a National Park in this special area.
Campaign details | Take action
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Create a National Park in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

This badger and his desert friends need your help. Their habitat – a dry, warm landscape in southern B.C. – continues to disappear at an alarming rate due to human settlement. You can help create a National Park!

Campaign details | Write a letter
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Keep the Restigouche Wild
The Restigouche Watershed is one of Eastern Canada's most spectacular wild watersheds, spreading over 1 million hectares of northern New Brunswick and Quebec's Gaspe region. Only 1% is protected from development, leaving its wild habitats open for logging, mining and development.
Campaign details | Take action
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Sign the Peel statement of support
Help create the largest protected area in North America by signing on to this statement of support for the First Nations' goal of protecting the entire Peel River watershed.
Campaign details | Add your name at Protect Peel