Environment and Climate Change Canada is inviting you to comment on the proposed amendment to Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA): the List of Wildlife Species at Risk.
Of the 21 terrestrial species that are eligible to be added to Schedule 1 or to have their current status on Schedule 1 changed, four are known to occur in Atlantic Canada:
|Taxon||Proposed Schedule 1 status||Species||Range||Consultation path|
|Reptiles||Special Concern||Eastern Painted Turtle||QC NB NS||Normal|
|Taxon||Proposed change to Schedule 1 status||Species||Range||Consultation path|
|Birds||From Threatened to Special Concern||Common Nighthawk||YT NT NU BC AS SK MB ON QC NB PEI NS NL||Extended|
|Birds||From Threatened to Special Concern||Olive-sided Flycatcher||YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PEI NS NL||Extended|
|Birds||From Special Concern to Not at Risk||Peregrine Falcon anatum/tundruis||YT NT NU BC AS SK MB ON QC NB NS NL||Extended|
For further details about this consultation opportunity, please see the document “Consultation on Amending the List of Species under the Species at Risk Act – Terrestrial Species: January 2019″ which is posted on the SARA Public Registry at: https://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=3378.
Please submit your comments by May 13, 2019, for terrestrial species undergoing normal consultations and by October 14, 2019, for terrestrial species undergoing extended consultations.