Public Comment Period: Amendments to Schedule 1 of Species at Risk Act

On Saturday, June 16th, 2018, a proposal to amend Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) for 31 terrestrial wildlife species has been published in part I of the Canada Gazettehttp://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2018/2018-06-16/html/reg4-eng.html

This marks the beginning of a 30-day public comment period during which you can share your comments on the proposal either by writing to ec.LEPreglementations-SARAregulations.ec@canada.ca  or calling 1 800 668-6767. The public comment period will end on Wednesday, July 16th, 2018.

 The Minister of the Environment will take into consideration comments and any additional information received following this publication and make a listing recommendation for each species to the Governor in Council. After species are listed, recovery strategies must be published within one year for endangered species and within two years for extirpated and threatened species.

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