To 17% and beyond!
How will we know when we’ve conserved at least 17% of Canada? We need to track the data! Canada’s ‘accounting system’ for protected and conserved areas allows us to understand and track which areas count towards Canada Target 1.
Accounting – an Overview
An overview of accounting for protected and other conserved areas in the context of Pathway to Canada Target 1.
Decision Support Tool
Guidance and criteria for evaluating areas that may contribute to Canada Target 1. The guidance accompanying this document will be updated regularly based on user feedback and lessons learned.
Canada’s Conserved Areas Reporting
The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators program updates statistics on Canada’s protected and other conserved areas each year.
The Canadian Protected and Conserved Areas Database (CPCAD) contains data on marine and terrestrial conserved areas.
Every few years, an in-depth report provides a snapshot addressing a wider range of issues: