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Species at Risk Act - Legal Listing Consultation Workbook, Striped bass, St-Lawrence Estuary Population
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 Stripped bass to the SARA List.
Please fill out the questionnaire that follows and send us your answers either by mail
Central and Arctic Region
Fisheries & Oceans Canada
501 University Avenue
by fax: (204) 983-5192
or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The deadline for receiving comments is Dec 31, 2005.
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.
Affiliation (if applicable):
Briefly describe your business line or your interest concerning the striped bass (use of shoreline, agriculture, urbanization, etc.)
Based on what you know about the Species at Risk Act, do you think the addition of the striped bass will have a positive or negative impact on your activities? (revenues, turnover, opportunities, number of jobs, hours worked, etc. ) Explain.
On the other hand, do you think that not adding the striped bass would have a positive or negative impact on your activities? ( revenues, turnover, opportunities, number of jobs, hours worked, etc. ) Explain.
Based on what you know about the Species at Risk Act, do you think the addition of the striped bass will have a positive or negative impact on other activities (commercial fishing, sport fishing, other industries, communities, etc.)? Explain.
On the other hand, do you think that not adding the striped bass would have a positive or negative impact on other activities? (commercial fishing, sport fishing, other industries, communities etc.)? Explain.
According to you, can these positive or negative impacts progress with time? Explain.
If you indicated negative impacts, do you have suggestions in order to minimize them?
In order for SARA to be really effective, the recovery of species at risk must be a joint effort, carried out in collaboration with all interested parties. According to you, how can the interested parties best be involved?
How could you contribute to the recovery of the striped bass as an individual, company or institution? Can you give a few examples of activities?
a) Are you in favour of the Canadian government adding the striped bass to the Species at Risk Act list?
Yes No Don’t know Yes, but
b)Check an answer for each statement below:
|AGREE COMPLETELY||SOMEWHAT AGREE||INDIFFERENT||DON’T REALLY AGREE||PAS DU TOUT D’ACCORD|
|I believe this species is precious because it plays a significant role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.|
|I believe this species is precious for future generations.|
|I value this species even though I may never see one.|
|I believe this species needs protection or particular attention against interaction with humans and/or their activities.|
|I believe that protecting this species will have a positive impact on my leisure, employment or personal activities.|
|I believe that adding this species to the official list might limit my leisure, employment or personal activities.|
Do you have any other comments or concerns?
Thank you for contributing
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