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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the American Columbo in Canada

Acknowledgements and Authorities Contacted

Mary Gartshore, Paul O’Hara, Sami Rehman, Jim Pringle and Katherine Kitching provided valuable assistance in the field. Mike Oldham provided data from the Ontario Natural Heritage Information Centre element occurrence database, and Brenda Axon provided supplemental information on the Halton populations.

Additionally, the following people were consulted. Those marked with an asterisk responded with information regarding one or more of the populations discussed in this report: Albert Garofalo, Anthony Goodban, Bill Crins*, Bill Lamond, Bill McIlveen, Bob Bowles, Bruce Duncan, Carole Ann Lacroix, Dale Leadbeater, Dan Brunton, Dirk Janas, Don Sutherland, Donald Kirk*, Dorothy and John Tiedje, George Bryant,; Hank Postma, Jane Bowles, Jim Dougan, Jim Goltz, John Ambrose*, John Morton*, Judith Canne-Hilliker, Karl Konze, Kim Barrett, Larry Lamb*, Madeline Austen, Mary Ann Johnson, Mary Gartshore*, Melinda Thompson, Paul Catling, Paul Eagles*, Paul O'Hara, Peter Ball, Ron Hepworth, Sarah Mainguy, Scott Sampson, Shari Wiseman, Steve Darbyshire, Steve Newmaster, Steve Varga, Alan Anderson, Todd Farrell, Walter Muma, Wasyl Bakowsky, Peter Achuff, and Alan Dextrase. Funding was provided by the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.

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