Ontario Parks encourages research activities within parks and protected areas in order to help provide a better understanding of Ontario’s natural and cultural history. This research typically relates to geological, biological, cultural, and social sciences. You can find more information on types of research commonly conducted in Ontario Parks here.

research authorization

An approved research authorization is required to conduct research in a provincial park. This process will provide you with direction, guidelines, and conditions for research activities in provincial parks and conservation reserves. The impacts of proposed research on park resources, features, staff, and visitors are part of the review.

Anyone interested in conducting research in Pinery should submit a copy of the application to conduct research in Provincial Parks from the Ontario Parks website at the Science and Research page.

To learn more about research possibilities in Pinery, please write to:

Resource Management Supervisor
Pinery Provincial Park
9526 Lakeshore Road
Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0