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Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna Fernald)
On behalf of the
Braya Recovery Team, for the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk (1996), the federal, provincial, and territorial governments agreed to work together on legislation, programs, and policies to protect wildlife species at risk throughout Canada.
In the spirit of cooperation of the Accord, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has given permission to the Government of Canada to adopt the Recovery strategy for Barrens Willow under Section 44 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). Details are provided in an Addendum to this document.
As of September 2006, and until the federal Minister of Environment determines otherwise or the Department of Environment and Conservation of Newfoundland and Labrador formally amends this document, this recovery strategy is now the recovery strategy of the Minister of the Environment of Canada for this species.
October 31, 2003
(Addendum for SARA purposes added June 01, 2006)
Lead Jurisdiction/Other Jurisdictions/Key contacts:
Lead: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, Endangered Species and Biodiversity Section
Other: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Recovery Team Members, Working Group Members, and Associated Specialists:
Braya Recovery Team:
Luise Hermanutz, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Co-Chair)
Nathalie Djan-Chékar, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation (Co-Chair)
Douglas Ballam, Consultant
Trevor Bell, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Joe Brazil, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
Henry Mann, Memorial University of Newfoundland
John Maunder, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
Susan J. Meades, Consultant
Wilf Nicholls, Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden
Leah Soper, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Forestry Resources and Agrifoods
Gerry Yetman, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
Working Groups and Associated Specialists:
George Argus, Scientific Expert
Michael Burzynski, Parks Canada
Peggy Dixon, Agriculture and Agrifoods Canada
Eddy Donato, Student
Janelle Hancock, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
Dulcie House, Limestone Barren Habitat Stewardship Program
Anne Marceau, Parks Canada
Kim Parsons, Student
Fyzee Shuhood, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
Millie Spence, Parks Canada
Susan Tilley, Student
The Braya Recovery Team acknowledges the expert advice of Dr. George Argus in the elaboration and review of this strategy. Thanks also to Ms. Mary Rothfels, scientific advisor with the Species at Risk Branch of the Canadian Wildlife Service, for her review of the document.
This document was prepared to define the recovery strategies deemed necessary to protect and recover the Barrens Willow. It does not necessarily represent the official positions or views of each and every governmental or non-governmental organization or individual involved. The realization of the goals, objectives and actions identified in this document ultimately depend upon the ongoing program priorities and budgetary constraints of the participating departments and organizations. The goals and objectives may change over time in light of new findings.
Djan-Chékar, N., L. Hermanutz, D. Ballam, T. Bell, J. Brazil, H. Mann, J. Maunder, S.J. Meades, W. Nicholls, L. Soper, and G. Yetman. 2003. Recovery Strategy for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna Fernald ). Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook. v + 11 pp.
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