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Recovery Strategy for the Hill's Thistle (Cirsium hillii) in Canada
- Recommendation And Approval Statement
- Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement
- Recovery Feasibility Summary
- Executive Summary
- 1. Background
- 2. Recovery
- 3. References
- 4. Recovery Team Members
- Appendix A: Effects on the Environment and Other Species
- Appendix B: List of Hill's Thistle Sites
- Appendix C: Sites Where Hill's Thistle is Considered Extirpated
- Appendix D: Maps of Critical Habitat
This Recovery Strategy addresses the recovery of Hill's Thistle. In Canada, this species is found only in Ontario: on Manitoulin Island and surrounding islands, on the Bruce Peninsula, and at Wasaga Beach Provincial Park (Simcoe County).
The Parks Canada Agency, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, and the Canadian Wildlife Service - Ontario Region, worked in cooperation to develop this recovery strategy, with the members of the Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island Alvar Recovery Team, and in cooperation and consultation with stakeholders, and private landowners. All responsible jurisdictions reviewed and supported posting of the strategy. The proposed recovery strategy meets SARA requirements in terms of content and process (Sections 39-41) and fulfills commitments of all jurisdictions for recovery planning under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk in Canada.
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