Species at Risk Act, SC 2002, c 29

The purposes of the Species at Risk Act the are to prevent wildlife species from being extirpated or becoming extinct, to provide for the recovery of wildlife species that are extirpated, endangered or threatened as a result of human activity and to manage species of special concern to prevent them from being endangered or threatened (section 6).

Source: Legislation

Jurisdiction: Canada (Federal)

Topics: conservation; wildlife; species; COSEWIC; Committee on the Status of Engendered Wildlife in Canada; critical habitat; endangered; extirpated; extinct; threatened; species of special concern; wildlife

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