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Consultation Workbook on the Addition of Four Aquatic Species to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk- Lake Winnipeg Physa snail, Channel darter, Shortjaw cisco, Atlantic Cod (Arctic population)

Questionnaire

 

Name:   ______________________________________________________________________

 

Affiliation:   ___________________________________________________________________

 

Species of Interest:  ____________________________________________________________

 

 

1a)       Based on what you have learned about the Species at Risk Act, do you think the listing of the species of interest to you would affect your activities?  How? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b)         If a legal listing will affect your activities, do you see these effects as a cost or benefit to you?  In what way? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

c)         For you, would the costs or benefits of a legal listing change over time?  If so, how would they change and do you have any suggestions on how to minimize the impacts?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)         Over the next 5 years what do you think are the most important social and economic indicators that government should monitor?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2)         In order to be truly effective, the recovery of species at risk must be a cooperative process that includes organizations and individuals with knowledge of these species and the threats is faces.  How can relevant parties be included in the recovery of the species?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3)         How can you as an individual, or your industry or organization as a group, participate in the recovery of the species?  Give examples of particular activities, if you can.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4)         Are you in favour of the Government of Canada listing the following species under the Species at Risk Act?

a. Lake Winnipeg Physa snail             Yes____            No____

Why?

b. Channel darter                                Yes____            No____

Why?

 

c. Shortjaw Cisco                                 Yes____            No____

Why?

 

d. Atlantic cod (Arctic population)       Yes____            No____

Why?

 

 

5)         Please add any other comments or concerns (include additional sheets, if necessary).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE SEND COMMENTS BY Tuesday November 15, 2004

 

THANK YOU