Posts tagged Parks Canada
Free Park-ing

If you’ve found yourself in Paris, Rome or New York City, you’ve probably gravitated to The Eiffel Tower, The Coliseum, Times Square. And then there’s good old Canada. The great white north. The vast expanse. Even with our world class museums and incredible urban multiculturalism, to an outsider, our signature features still include moose, mountains and Mounties.  Our iconic symbol is less of a landmark, and more just ... land.  

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Check out 6 emerging leaders transforming parks across Canada.

Young environmental leaders across Canada are helping to transform the way the global community relates to parks. Among them are 16 Young Canadians who played an active and leading role at the International Union for Conservation of Nature's World Parks Congress in November, 2014. With help from Parks Canada, these young people shared their experiences, perspectives, knowledge, skills, technologies, and ideas in innovative and creative ways. They have come home with new ideas and new energy. Now, they are helping to usher in a new era in which young people around the world have the early experiences in nature that instill the passion for the natural world that will ensure our future leaders are nature supporters

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