So, you’re ready to roll up your sleeves? Awesome! Here are some amazing ways you can make a difference for the ocean. Let us know how you got involved by tagging #OceanWeekCanada.
We challenge you to get outside and use people-powered movement (walking, running, cycling, swimming, paddling, using a wheelchair-accessible trail, etc.) to personally connect with your local waterways, and to virtually travel Canada’s coastline.I WANT TO DO THIS!
Test the water quality of your local waterbody. The first step to protecting water is learning what’s in it.I WANT TO DO THIS!
Organize a beach or shoreline cleanup in your community. Litter harms wildlife and ecosystems, but you can help to restore them by picking up trash.I WANT TO DO THIS!
PickUp3 is an easy, fun way for each of us to help protect marine life and ocean health. When we hear the ocean is in trouble it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. If you want to take action but don’t know where to start, PickUp3 is your answer.I WANT TO DO THIS!
The Canadian government has promised to protect 30 percent of Canada’s Ocean territory by 2030. Hold the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard accountable by sending them a letter using this form today!I WANT TO DO THIS!
Canadians from coast to coast to coast are sharing stories of their connection with the ocean and how this connection may be changing. Stories are shared through an interactive story map.I WANT TO DO THIS
To create a healthy ocean with abundant wildlife and to stabilize the climate, it’s critical that 30% of our planet’s lands, waters, and ocean are protected. Sign the letter to your nation's leaders!I WANT TO DO THIS!
Take the pledge to lessen your plastic footprint. By making a few simple changes in your life, you can make a difference for our rivers, lakes, and the ocean.I WANT TO DO THIS!
iNaturalist is like having a huge guide for identifying plant and animal species in your pocket, but in mobile format! Identify species, capture your observations and contribute towards the improvement of biodiversity knowledge of Parks Canada sites across the country. It's nature at your fingertips!I WANT TO DO THIS!
Create art that inspires ocean conservation and educates those who view it in an engaging way. Use your artistic genius for a wonderful cause!I WANT TO DO THIS!
Engage in ocean science activities and earn an Ocean Decade badge. Have fun while you learn about how your choices affect the ocean, and what you can do to keep it healthy.I WANT TO DO THIS!