PCA Palliser Prescribe Burn

Parks Canada is proposing to complete a 2500 ha prescribed fire south-west of the Spray reservoir on west slope of Mount Shark within Banff National Park. The objective of this prescribed fire is to achieve agency ecological integrity objectives and restore historical fire regimes. The prescribed fire will occur in spring or early fall when conditions meet prescription and may be completed as early as spring of 2023.

Latest update

December 14, 2022 – The public comment period on the project is closed. Parks Canada is considering comments received to help inform its determination on whether the carrying out of the project is likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.


Key documents

Key documents
Document Number Document Title File Date
1 New project being assessed by Parks Canada - Public comments invited from November 14 to December 14, 2022 - November 14, 2022


Banff National Park
Box 900
Banff, Alberta T1L 1K2
Telephone: 403-762-1419
Email: anna.brown@pc.gc.ca

  • Location

    • Banff National Park of Canada (Alberta)
  • Nature of Activity

    • Remediation and conservation
  • Assessment Status

    In progress
  • Start Date

  • Proponent

    Parks Canada
  • Authorities

    • Parks Canada Agency
  • Assessment Type

    Project on federal lands
  • Reference Number


This map is for illustrative purposes. The markers represent the approximate locations based on available data. More than one marker may be identified for a given assessment.


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...within 200 kilometres
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