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Regional or Local Number: SARA-OR-2010-0151

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 73 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. SARA-OR-2010-0151 is issued.

Purpose:
Scientific research for the conservation of the species

Description:
This survey represents a first step in a comprehensive species at risk study for the CRL Site. The results will provide empirical data regarding the presence and location of any species at risk within the boundaries of the CRL property. The survey results will provide information which will be useful in developing management strategies. The proposed survey is anticipated to provide information on: presence or absence of various species at risk turtles; habitat selection and range of turtle species; provide details on age, sex and health of individual specimens. Surveyors will adhere to the established site protocols with respect to observational, capture and release methodologies. No animals will be injured, killed or removed. Nests and eggs will be left intact and undisturbed.

Start Date: 2010-06-22   End Date: 2010-12-31

Issuing Authority: Environment Canada

Authority Used:

  • Species at Risk Act

Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):

  • Ontario

Affected Species:

Pre-Conditions:
All reasonable alternatives to the activity that would reduce the impact upon the species' have been considered and the best solution has been adopted. Observations will be performed in a manner so as to cause minimal disturbance or stress on the species being surveyed. The methods to be employed will minimize the impact upon the species, their habitat and nesting cycle. The survey activity is anticipated to eventually aid in enhancing the survival and recovery of the target species. Information gathered will assist in the development and implementation of management plans and recovery strategies. Areas identified as being critical habitat can be protected from further encroachment.

Other Relevant Information:
The survey work being performed under authority of this permit is a continuation of work performed under a previously SARA permit (SARA-OR-2009-0110).

Contact Person(s)
CWS
Canadian Wildlife Service
, Ontario
Phone: 905 336 4533
Fax:
E-mail: pat.smith@ec.gc.ca

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