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Consultation Workbook on the River Redhorse and Deepwater Sculpin

PART 3:  Let us know what you think

Part 3:  Let Us Know What You Think

By answering the following questions you will help the federal government understand the benefits and impacts of adding the twoaquatic species - River Redhorse and Deepwater Sculpin (Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence populations) - to the SARA List.

Please fill out the questionnaire that follows and send us your answers by mail or fax to one of the following DFO offices:

Central and Arctic Region

SARA Coordinator

Freshwater Institute

Fisheries & Oceans Canada

501 University Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3T 2N6  

Email: fwisar@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Fax: 204-983-5192

 

Quebec Region

SARA Coordinator

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

P.O. Bolx 1000, 850 route de la Mer

Mont-Joli, Quebec

G5H 3Z4

Email:especesperilqc@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Fax: 418-775-0542

Toll-Free: 1-877-775-0848

 

The deadline for receiving comments is February 28, 2007.

For questions or comments concerning the Species at Risk Act or concerning this consultation process, please write to us at the address given above or call us at (204) 984-0599.

THANK YOU

Your name (optional):

Population of interest:  River Redhorse

Why is the River Redhorse important to you? 

Please choose an option that best reflects your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements.

What is your interest in the River Redhorse?

 Strongly disagreeSomewhat disagreeNeither agree nor disagreeSomewhat agreeStrongly agreeI have no opinion
I think that the River Redhorse is valuable because it plays an important role in maintaining a healthy freshwater ecosystem      
I think that the River Redhorse will be valuable to future generations      
I think that many people in Canada value the River Redhorse even though they may never personally see one      
Other (please specify)      

1)  Are you in favour of the Government of Canada adding the River Redhorse to the SARA List?

 Yes                      No                                        Undecided

Why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2a) Based on what you have learned about the Species at Risk Act, do you think adding River Redhorse to the SARA List would affect your activities?

 Yes                     No

b)   If “Yes”, do you see these effects as a cost or benefit to you, and in what way?

 

 

 

 

c) If you think adding River Redhorse to the SARA List will have a negative effect on you or your activities, can you suggest ways to reduce the impact?

 

 

3.   Do you think you could contribute to the conservation of River Redhorse as an individual or organization? Can you give a few examples of activities?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.    To be effective, the recovery or conservation of a species at risk must be a cooperative process that includes organizations and individuals with knowledge of the population and the threats it faces.  Please tell us which organizations or individuals you think should be involved in the recovery or conservation of River Redhorse

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE SUBMIT COMMENTS BY February 28, 2007

 

Your name (optional):

Population of interest: Deepwater Sculpin

Why is theDeepwater Sculpin important to you? 

Please choose an option that best reflects your level of agreement or disagreement with the following statements.

What is your interest in theDeepwater Sculpin?

 Strongly disagreeSomewhat disagreeNeither agree nor disagreeSomewhat agreeStrongly agreeI have no opinion
I think that theDeepwater Sculpin is valuable because it plays an important role in maintaining a healthy freshwater ecosystem      
I think that theDeepwater Sculpin will be valuable to future generations      
I think that many people in Canada value theDeepwater Sculpin even though they may never personally see one      
Other (please specify)      

1)  Are you in favour of the Government of Canada adding theDeepwater Sculpin to the SARA List?

 Yes                      No                                        Undecided

Why?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2a) Based on what you have learned about the Species at Risk Act, do you think addingDeepwater Sculpin to the SARA List would affect your activities?

 Yes                     No

b)   If “Yes”, do you see these effects as a cost or benefit to you, and in what way?

 

 

 

 

c) If you think addingDeepwater Sculpin to the SARA List will have a negative effect on you or your activities, can you suggest ways to reduce the impact?

 

 

3.   Do you think you could contribute to the conservation ofDeepwater Sculpin as an individual or organization? Can you give a few examples of activities?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.    To be effective, the recovery or conservation of a species at risk must be a cooperative process that includes organizations and individuals with knowledge of the population and the threats it faces.  Please tell us which organizations or individuals you think should be involved in the recovery or conservation ofDeepwater Sculpin

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLEASE SUBMIT COMMENTS BY February 28, 2007

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