Action Plans

Under 60 day comment period

  • Action Plan for the Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) in Canada (Pacific population) (2017-09-08)
    The Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) was listed as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003. This action plan is considered one in a series of documents that are linked and should be taken into consideration together, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report, the Recovery Strategy, and the Progress Report on the Recovery Strategy. This document is considered a parti ...

Under 30 day comment review period

  • Action Plan for the Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), Boreal Population, in Canada - Federal Actions (2017-07-27)
    Boreal caribou is an iconic but threatened species in Canada and holds special significance for Indigenous people and other Canadians; its continued decline concerns us all. Boreal caribou is also considered by many to be an indicator of the overall state of Canada's boreal forest ecosystem. The recovery of this species requires unprecedented commitment, collaboration and cooperation among the various groups involved in the conservation of boreal ...

Delayed

  • Atlantic Whitefish Action Plan Summary Statement (2009-09-01)
    The Species at Risk Act (SARA) requires the development of one or more action plans based on the recovery strategy for those species listed as endangered or threatened on the List of Wildlife Species at Risk (Schedule 1). The Atlantic Whitefish is among those species listed as endangered under SARA. In February of 2007, DFO posted the final <e
  • Summary of the Action Plan for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna) in Canada (2009-09-15)
    The Action Plan for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna) in Canada was due for posting on the Species at Risk (SAR) Public Registry by October 25, 2007, for a 60-day public comment period. Further consultations with key stakeholders and landowners are required before the posting on the SAR Public Registry. Environment Canada is leading the development of the Action Plan for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna</em
  • Summary of the Action Plan for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus circumcinctus) in Manitoba (2009-09-15)
    The Action Plan for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus circumcinctus) in Manitoba was due for posting on the Species at Risk (SAR) Public Registry by December 31, 2007, for a 60-day public comment period. A draft action plan has been prepared, but it still requires revisions and consultations with key stakeholders and landowners before posting on the SAR Public Registry. The Province of Manitoba is leading the development of the Action P ...
  • Summary of the Action Plan for the Roseate Tern (Sterna Dougallii) in Canada (2009-09-15)
    The Action Plan for the Roseate Tern (Sterna Dougallii) in Canada was due for posting on the Species at Risk (SAR) Public Registry by October 25, 2007, for a 60-day public comment period. A draft of the action plan has been completed and circulated to the recovery team and jurisdictions. Further consultations with key stakeholders and landowners are required before the posting on the SAR Public Registry. Enviro
  • Summary of the action plan for the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Alberta populations) (2017-05-31)
    The Species at Risk Act (SARA) requires the development of one or more action plans based on the recovery strategy for those species listed as endangered or threatened on the List of Wildlife Species at Risk (Schedule 1). The Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Alberta populations) is among those species listed as Threatened under the SARA. In March 2014, Fisheries and Oceans Canada posted the Recovery Strategy for the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhync ...

Final

  • Action Plan for Blue, Fin, Sei and North Pacific Right Whales (Balaenoptera musculus, B. physalus, B. borealis, and Eubalaena japonica) in Canadian Pacific Waters (2017-03-09)
    This action plan addresses the entire set of populations of Blue, Fin, Sei and North Pacific Right Whales (Balaenoptera musculus, B. physalus, B. borealis, and Eubalaena japonica) in Canadian Pacific waters. It identifies recovery measures to implement the broad goals and objectives outlined in the Recovery Strategy for Blue, Fin and Sei Whales in Pacific Canadian Waters (Gregr et al. 2006), and the Recovery Strategy for North Pacific Right Whale ...
  • Action Plan for the Banff Springs Snail (Physella johnsoni) in Canada (2010-11-18)
    The Banff Springs Snail is a globally rare snail with a highly specialized habitat and restricted distribution. It has been recorded from eleven thermal springs in Banff National Park, was extirpated from six springs, and has now been re-established into two springs. Snail populations fluctuate seasonally by up to two orders of magnitude, making population trends difficult to ascertain. While the species does not appear to be in danger of extinct ...
  • Action Plan for the Cucumber Tree (Magnolia acuminata) in Canada (2015-05-21)
    The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the Cucumber Tree and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.
  • Action Plan for the Cultus Pygmy Sculpin (Cottus aleuticus, Cultus Population) in Canada (2017-04-12)
    Cultus Pygmy Sculpin (Cottus aleuticus-Cultus Population) is a small Canadian endemic freshwater fish found only in Cultus Lake and is listed as Threatened on Schedule 1 of SARA.  Cultus Lake is located in the lower mainland region of southwestern British Columbia which is an area undergoing sustained and rapid urbanization.  The Cultus Pygmy Sculpin shares many physical features of the Coastrange Sculpin (Cottus aleuticus) and of sculpins in gen ...
  • Action Plan for the False Hop Sedge (Carex lupuliformis) in Quebec (2014-10-30)
    False Hop Sedge is an herbaceous perennial in the sedge family that grows in tufts on the margins of wetlands, including swamps, marshes, floodplains and vernal pools. In Canada, it occurs solely in the southernmost part of Ontario and Quebec. The False Hop Sedge was listed as Endangered on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act in June 2003. The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the False Hop Sedge and has ...
  • Action Plan for the Forked Three-awned Grass (Aristida basiramea) in Ontario (2014-12-23)
    This action plan complements the Recovery Strategy for the Forked Three-awned Grass (Aristida basiramea) in Canada, published in 2007 and that was also adopted with an addendum by the Province of Ontario (Jones 2011). The proposed recovery measures seek to implement the broad strategies and approaches to recovery set out in the recovery strategy for populations in Ontario: Anten Mills, Beausoleil Island, Cedar Point Road, Champlain Road, Christia ...
  • Action Plan for the Forked Three-awned Grass (Aristida basiramea) in Québec (2014-10-30)
    The Forked Three-awned Grass (Aristida basiramea) is an annual grass mostly found in sandy, acidic, dry and bare environments, as well as on exposed sandstone outcroppings. There are 19 populations of Forked Three-awned Grass found in Canada with eight in Quebec and 11 in Ontario. The Forked Three-awned Grass was listed as Endangered on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act in 2005. The Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency and the Min ...
  • Action Plan for the Green-scaled Willow (Salix chlorolepis) in Canada (2015-01-21)
    This action plan complements the Recovery Strategy for the Green-scaled Willow (Salix chlorolepis) in Canada (Environment Canada 2011). The proposed recovery measures seek to implement the full complement of broad recovery strategies and approaches set out in the recovery strategy for the entire population and distribution of the Green-scaled Willow.
  • Action Plan for the Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus), Magdalen Islands population, in Canada (2015-01-21)
    This action plan complements the Recovery Strategy for the Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus), Magdalen Islands population, in Canada (Environment Canada 2013). The proposed recovery measures seek to implement the full complement of broad recovery strategies and approaches set out in the recovery strategy for the entire population and distribution of the Horned Grebe, Magdalen Islands population.
  • Action Plan for the Horsetail Spike-rush (Eleocharis equisetoides) in Canada (2011-05-30)
    Horsetail Spike-rush was listed as Endangered on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act in June 2003. The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the Horsetail Spike-rush and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 49 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. This action plan follows from the Recovery Strategy for th
  • Action Plan for the Kirtland’s Warbler (Setophaga kirtlandii) in Canada (2016-07-06)
    The Minister of the Environment and the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency are the competent Ministers for the recovery of the Kirtland’s Warbler and have prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Department of National Defence.
  • Action Plan for the Nooksack Dace (Rhinichthys cataractae) and the Salish Sucker (Catostomus sp.) in Canada (2017-04-26)
    This Action Plan addresses the entire distribution of the Nooksack Dace (Rhinichtys cataractae) and the Salish Sucker (Catostomus sp. cf.catostomus) in Canada.
  • Action Plan for the Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) in Canada (2012-04-11)
    This action plan for Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) in Canada forms the integral component to implementing the Recovery Strategy for Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) in Canada (DFO 2007). This action plan includes recovery activities, the species' critical habitat and mechanisms for critical habitat protection including a SARA order prohibiting the destruction of critical habitat. Please refer to <a h
  • Action Plan for the Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) in Canada (2017-03-09)
    The Northern and Southern Resident Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) were listed as Threatened and Endangered, respectively, under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003. This Action Plan is considered one in a series of documents that are linked and should be taken into consideration together, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report, a recovery potential assessment, and the Recovery Strategy.
  • Action Plan for the Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus), Scotian Shelf population, in Atlantic Canadian waters (2017-04-26)
    The Scotian Shelf population of Northern Bottlenose Whales was listed as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (S.C. 2002, c. 29) in 2006. A “Recovery Strategy for the Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus), Scotian Shelf population, in Atlantic Canadian waters” was published in 2010, and was amended in 2016 (DFO 2010a; 2016). This Action Plan identifies activities (“recovery measures”) that will help achieve the recovery goals and ...
  • Action Plan for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus circumcinctus) in Ontario (2013-02-08)
    The Species at Risk Act (SARA, Section 47) requires the competent minister to prepare action plans, based on the recovery strategy, for listed extirpated, endangered, or threatened species. The Piping Plover circumcinctus subspecies was listed as endangered under SARA in June 2003 and the recovery strategy was finalized in October 2006. An addendum to the recovery strategy was posted in 2007. Environment Canada led the development o
  • Action Plan for the Red Crossbill, percna subspecies (Loxia curvirostra percna), in Canada (2012-03-08)
    The Species at Risk Act (SARA, Section 47) requires the competent minister to prepare action plans, based on the recovery strategy, for listed extirpated, endangered, or threatened species. The Red Crossbill percna subspecies was listed as endangered under SARA in May 2005 and the recovery strategy was finalized in October 2006. Environment Canada led the development of the action plan in partnership with the Parks Canada Agency. This action pla ...
  • Action Plan for the Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) in Canada (2015-12-30)
    The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister under SARA for the Roseate Tern and has prepared this action plan to implement the amended recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Provinces of Nova Scotia, Quebec, and New Brunswick, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the Roseate Tern Recovery Team, non-government organizations, aboriginal groups, industry sta ...
  • Action Plan for the Small Whorled Pogonia (Isotria medeoloides) in Canada (2011-05-30)
    Small Whorled Pogonia was listed as an Endangered species in Canada under the Species at Risk Act in 2003. The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the Small Whorled Pogonia and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 49 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. This action plan compliments the Recovery Strategy f
  • Action Plan for the Victorin’s Gentian (Gentianopsis virgata ssp. victorinii) in Canada (2014-10-30)
    The Victorin’s Gentian is an endemic herbaceous annual or biennial plant that grows mainly along the upper shoreline of the freshwater or slightly brackish marshes of the St. Lawrence River estuary area in Quebec. The Victorin’s Gentian was listed as Threatened on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act in July 2005. The Minister of the Environment and the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency are the competent ministers for the recovery ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park of Canada (2016-11-22)
    Bruce Peninsula National Park (BPNP) and Fathom Five National Marine Park (FFNMP) lie at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula which separates Georgian Bay from Lake Huron. The peninsula is 90 km in length and its most prominent feature is the Niagara Escarpment which runs along the entire eastern edge. Within BPNP, the escarpment forms the Georgian Bay shoreline and is recognized as part of the core area of the Niagara Escarpment <abbr title="United Na ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada (2017-08-24)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada (Fort Rodd Hill) applies to lands occurring within the boundaries of the site. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan and that regularly occur in these sites. Measures described in this plan will also provide benefits for other species of conservation concern that regularly ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Georgian Bay Islands National Park of Canada (2016-11-22)
    Georgian Bay Islands National Park (GBINP) is located in southeastern Georgian Bay in the heart of Ontario’s cottage country. Georgian Bay is home to the world’s largest freshwater archipelago, the 30,000 Islands, and the park acts as a southern gateway into this area. Comprising 63 dispersed islands and shoals the total area of the park is 14 km2 from the Centennial Group in the south to McQuade Island 50 kilometres northward. Situated just 150  ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Grasslands National Park of Canada (2016-07-05)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Grasslands National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Grasslands National Park of Canada (GNP). The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species At Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan and that regularly occur at this site. Measures described in this plan will also provide benefits for other species of conservation concern tha ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Gros Morne National Park (2016-03-29)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Gros Morne National Park of Canada is a SARA action plan (SARA s.47) for Piping Plover (melodus subspecies), American Marten (Newfoundland population), and Red Crossbill (percna subspecies). The plan also outlines measures to monitor and manage 11 other species of conservation concern that regularly occur in the Park. This plan
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site (2016-07-04)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site meets the requirements for an action plan set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA (s.47)) for species requiring an action plan that occur inside the boundary of the site. This action plan will be updated to more comprehensively include measures to conserve and recover the marine species at risk once the first i ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada (2017-02-07)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site (KNP and NHS), including Kejimkujik National Park Seaside. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA (s.47)) for species requiring an action plan and that regularly occur within these sites. ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada and associated National Historic Sites of Canada (2016-11-22)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada and associated National Historic Sites of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the four sites: Kouchibouguac National Park of Canada (KNP) and other land managed by Parks Canada in the Northern New-Brunswick Field Unit offering adequate habitat for the species targeted in this action plan (Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland National Historic Si ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada (2017-08-24)
    Backed by the Insular Mountain Range of Vancouver Island and facing the open Pacific Ocean, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve of Canada (Pacific Rim NPR) protects and presents the rich natural and cultural heritage of Canada's west coast. Pacific Rim NPR consists of three distinct units, the Long Beach Unit, Broken Group Islands Unit, and West Coast Trail Unit, each offering a range of unique visitor experiences. With significant areas (51,216 ha ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Point Pelee National Park of Canada and Niagara National Historic Sites of Canada (2016-07-05)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Point Pelee National Park of Canada and the Niagara National Historic Sites of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the two sites: Point Pelee National Park of Canada (PPNP) and the Niagara National Historic Sites of Canada (NNHS). The NNHS is being used as a term to collectively refer to two locations in the Niagara region that consist of three National Historic Sites: Fort Georg ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada (2016-11-22)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Prince Edward Island National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the gazette boundaries of Prince Edward Island National Park (PEINP), as well as, Crown lands located adjacent to the park that are owned and administered by Parks Canada, including Greenwich.. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species At Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Pukaskwa National Park of Canada (2017-04-28)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Pukaskwa National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the park. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species At Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan and that regularly occur in these sites. Measures described in this plan will also provide benefits for other species of conservation concern
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Terra Nova National Park of Canada and the National Historic Sites of Canada in Eastern Newfoundland (2017-08-25)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Terra Nova National Park of Canada and the National Historic Sites of Canada in Eastern Newfoundland applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Terra Nova National Park of Canada (TNNP) as well as the national historic sites (NHS) of Canada within eastern Newfoundland, including Ryan Premises, Hawthorne Cottage, Castle Hill, Signal Hill, and Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Sites of Can ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Thousand Islands National Park of Canada (2016-03-29)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Thousand Islands National Park of Canada is a Species At Risk Act action plan (SARA s.47) for four species: American Water-willow (Justicia americana), Butternut (Juglans cinerea), Deerberry (Vaccinium stamineum), and Pugnose Shiner (Notropis anogenus). The plan also outlines measures to monitor and manage 30 other spe
  • Recovery Strategy and Action Plan for Bolander's Quillwort (Isoetes bolanderi) in Canada (2011-02-07)
    Bolander's Quillwort is an endemic aquatic pteridophyte (fern ally) of mountainous landscapes between southern Alberta and northern Arizona - New Mexico, centered on the Intermountain Region of the United States. It occurs locally, growing in circumneutral, relatively sterile substrates, sometimes in considerable abundance, in higher elevation pools and streams. It typically occurs in shallow water (< 2 m) but plants can also withstand periodic e ...

Finalization Delayed

  • Action Plan for Multiple Species at Risk in Southwestern Saskatchewan: South of the Divide - 2016 (2016-05-24)
    The Minister of Environment is the competent minister under SARA for the recovery of the species on lands covered by this action plan and has prepared it to partially implement the associated recovery strategies, as per section 49 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Government of Saskatchewan (Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Agriculture, Water Security Agency, Ministry of the Economy) and with Ag ...
  • Action Plan for Multiple Species of Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora in Canada (2016-12-20)
    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change is the competent minister under SARA for the Pink Coreopsis, Thread-leaved Sundew, Water Pennywort, Goldencrest and Plymouth Gentian and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. The minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency (PCA) is a competent minister for the Water Pennywort, where the species occurs on lands administered by PCA. To the ext ...
  • Action Plan for the Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar), inner Bay of Fundy populations in Canada (2016-06-09)
    The Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) is an anadromous fish. The inner Bay of Fundy populations of Atlantic Salmon (iBoF Salmon) are reported to have inhabited many of the approximately 50 rivers draining into the inner bay in both Nova Scotia (NS) and New Brunswick (NB). The populations of iBoF Salmon face separate threats in the marine and freshwater environments. Although the causes of the marked decline of iBoF Salmon are not well understood, his ...
  • Action Plan for the Atlantic Whitefish (Coregonus huntsmani) in Canada (2016-06-09)
    The Atlantic Whitefish, Coregonus huntsmani (Scott 1987), is globally unique and therefore a significant component of Canada’s biodiversity. The species was historically found in only two watersheds in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada: the Tusket River in Yarmouth County and the Petite Rivière in Lunenburg County. Currently the only wild self-sustaining population of Atlantic Whitefish exists largely restricted within three small, interconnected, ...
  • Action Plan for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna) in Canada (2016-02-23)
    The Minister of the Environment is the competent minister for the recovery of the Barrens Willow and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 49 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Action Plan for the Carmine Shiner (Notropis percobromus) in Canada (2017-01-30)
    In 2003, the Carmine Shiner was legally listed as Threatened under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). In 2006, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) re-examined and confirmed the status of the Carmine Shiner as Threatened based on an updated status report (COSEWIC 2006). Subsequent to listing the Carmine Shiner as Threatened is the requirement for the development of a recovery strategy. The Carmine Shiner Recovery Te ...
  • Action Plan for the Eastern Mountain Avens (Geum peckii) in Canada (2016-05-24)
    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change is the competent minister under SARA for the Eastern Mountain Avens and has prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the Province of Nova Scotia, the Eastern Mountain Avens Recovery Team, environmental non-government organizations, industry stakeholders, Aboriginal groups, and private land ...
  • Action Plan for the Hotwater Physa (Physella wrighti) in Canada (2017-05-10)
    The Hotwater Physa (Physella wrighti) was listed as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003. This Action Plan is considered one in a series of documents that are linked and should be taken into consideration together, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) Status Report, Recovery Potential Assessment and Recovery Strategy.
  • Action Plan for the Long's Braya (Braya longii) and the Fernald's Braya (Braya fernaldii) in Canada (2016-08-05)
    The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and Minister responsible for Parks Canada Agency is the competent minister under SARA for Long’s Braya and Fernald’s Braya and have prepared this action plan to implement the recovery strategy, as per section 47 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Action Plan for the Milk River and St. Mary River Drainage Basins in in Canada (2017-04-12)
    This action plan addresses two species found in the Milk River and St. Mary River drainage basins, Alberta, and follows a multi-species approach to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of both species. Both the St. Mary and Milk River drainage basins originate in Montana along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains and flow north and north east, respectively, into Alberta. This action plan builds on the recovery strategies of the R ...
  • Action plan for the North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in Canada: Fishery Interactions (2016-08-18)
    The North Atlantic Right Whale (hereafter “Right Whale”) is a large migratory whale whose known range extends from coastal waters of Florida to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Historically, whaling reduced the population from its natural levels and while the population has shown some growth in recent years, the estimated number of individuals remains close to 500. The action plan is meant to contribute to the recovery goal for the Right Whale, as set o ...
  • Action Plan for the Paxton Lake and Vananda Creek Stickleback Species Pairs (Gasterosteus aculeatus) in Canada (2016-09-09)
    The Paxton Lake and Vananda Creek Stickleback Species Pairs (Gasterosteus aculeatus) were listed as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003 when the Act came into force. This Action Plan is considered one in a series of documents that are linked and should be taken into consideration together, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report, and the recovery strategy.
  • Action Plan for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus circumcinctus) in Alberta (2009-10-23)
    The Piping Plover, circumcinctus subspecies, is a migratory bird covered under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and is under the management jurisdiction of the federal government. The Species at Risk Act (SARA, Section 47) requires the competent minister to prepare action plans, based on the recovery strategy, for listed extirpated, endangered, or threatened species. The Piping Plover, circumcinctus subspecies, was designated as Endangere ...
  • Action Plan for the Piping Plover (Charadrius melodus circumcinctus) in Saskatchewan (2009-10-23)
    The Piping Plover is a migratory bird covered under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and is under the management jurisdiction of the federal government. The Species at Risk Act (SARA, Section 47) requires the competent minister to prepare action plans, based on the recovery strategy, for listed extirpated, endangered, or threatened species. The Piping Plover circumcinctus subspecies was designated as Endangered by Committee on the Statu ...
  • Action Plan for the Sydenham River in Canada: An Ecosystem Approach (2016-08-25)
    The Sydenham River in southwestern Ontario supports an amazing diversity of aquatic life. Located in the lower Great Lakes basin, the river contains the greatest diversity of freshwater mussel species of any watershed in Canada. At least 34 species of mussels and 80 species of fishes have been found here. Many of these species are rare and seventeen species, including eleven mussels and six fishes, have been assessed by the Committee on the St ...
  • Action Plan for the Western Brook Lamprey – Morrison Creek Population (Lampetra richardsoni) in Canada (2017-05-01)
    The Western Brook Lamprey – Morrison Creek Population (Lampetra richardsoni) was listed as Endangered under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2003. This Action Plan is considered one in a series of documents that are linked and should be taken into consideration together, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) status report, the Recovery Strategy, and the Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS) Scien ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Banff National Park of Canada (2017-04-13)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Banff National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the park and within the Ya-Ha-Tinda Ranch federal Crown property administered by Parks Canada. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan that regularly occur at these sites.
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada (2017-03-15)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Gulf Islands National Park Reserve of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (GINPR). The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA (s.47)) for species requiring an action plan that regularly occur at this site. Measures described in this plan will also provide benefits to other species of conservation co ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Jasper National Park of Canada (2017-05-29)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Jasper National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Jasper National Park of Canada (JNP). The plan meets the Species at Risk Act action plan requirements (SARA s.47) for Schedule 1 listed Endangered and Threatened species that regularly occur in the Park. Park-specific objectives for species at risk are identified in this plan and represent the sit
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Kootenay National Park of Canada (2017-04-13)
    This Multi-species Action Plan for Kootenay National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the park, within adjacent federal Crown land parcels administered by Parks Canada, and within the boundaries of Kootenai House National Historic Site. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan that regularly occur in these sites ...
  • Multi-Species Action Plan for Mount Revelstoke National Park of Canada and Glacier National Park of Canada (2017-04-11)
    The Multi-Species Action Plan, Mount Revelstoke National Park of Canada and Glacier National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks (MRG). The plan meets the Species at Risk Act action plan requirements for Schedule 1 listed endangered and threatened species that regularly occur in the parks. Measures described in this plan will also provide benefits for other spec ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada and Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada (2017-04-13)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada and the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring within the boundaries of the two sites: Waterton Lakes National Park of Canada (WLNP) and the Bar U Ranch National Historic Site of Canada (BURNHS). The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species At Risk Act (SARA (s.47)) for species requiring an action plan an ...
  • Multi-species Action Plan for Yoho National Park of Canada (2017-04-13)
    The Multi-species Action Plan for Yoho National Park of Canada applies to lands and waters occurring only within the boundaries of the park. The plan meets the requirements for action plans set out in the Species at Risk Act (SARA s.47) for species requiring an action plan that regularly occur in the park.