increasing pressure on the parks’ growing infrastructure
of roads, trails, and other facilities.
The wardens are also responsible for the education
and safety of the public during visits to the National
Parks. Among other things, this involves providing information
at Visitor Information Centres and on the internet on
how to safely enjoy and help protect wildlife, as well
as posting environmental advisories, such as avalanche
forecasts. Broad in scope, the responsibilities of wardens
are central to meeting the major objectives of our country’s
To protect for all time
representative natural areas of Canadian significance
in a system of national parks, to encourage public understanding,
appreciation and enjoyment of this natural heritage
so as to leave it unimpaired for future generations.