The Wabakimi Project is a unique grassroots volunteer initiative founded to explore and document the historical and traditional canoe routes of Wabakimi Provincial Park. Since its inception in 2004, the scope of this ambitious conservancy effort has been expanded to include the canoe routes that lie on Crown lands adjacent to the park. They provide vital access to Wabakimi as well as strategic links to other nearby provincial parks and conservation reserves.
To date, 155 individual volunteers from across North America and Europe have collectively spent a total of 811 days on 94 trips mapping the canoe routes of the Greater Wabakimi Area. Together, they've travelled 4,139km (2,572 miles) through this vast wilderness area, identified and cleaned 791 campsites and located and cleared 788 portages whose total lengths exceeded 197,906m (216,433 yards or 39,351 rods).
Each year, The Wabakimi Project operates continuously from mid-May to late September. Applications are welcome from eligible paddlers interested in participating in this worthwhile conservancy effort.