Management Plans

Management Plan for the Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus) in Canada

The Spring Salamander is a large stream salamander that occurs in the Appalachian Mountains in eastern North America. It is present in southeastern Quebec and is also known to have occurred in the Niagara Peninsula in Ontario, but has not been observed there since 1877. The Spring Salamander was listed as Special Concern on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in January 2010. The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the management of the Spring Salamander and has prepared management plan as per section 65 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with the Government of Quebec.

Consultation period: 2013-03-12 to 2013-05-11


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Recovery Planning
Environment and Climate Change Canada
15th Floor, Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC
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