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Regional or Local Number: 13

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the provisions of section 73 of the Species at Risk Act permit no. 13 is issued.

Scientific research for the conservation of the species

Fauna and flora survey and identification of potential habitats for species at risk on the territory of Kahnawake.

Start Date: 2006-05-01   End Date: 2006-10-31

Issuing Authority: Environment Canada

Authority Used:

  • Species at Risk Act

Location of Activity (province, territory or ocean):

  • Quebec

Affected Species:

The activity is a scientific research conducted by qualified persons to document the distribution of species at risk on the territory of Kahnawake. For the majority of the fauna, distribution will be documented using visual observation and listening techniques to avoid and minimize any effect of the project on these species. Among these species only amphibians will require capture and all will be released after capture. Protocols will be submitted to the Recovery teams for advices to adjust protocols and to minimize their effects on species. As per vegetal species no plant will be collected, only parts when needed for identification. The activity is eligible for a SARA permit. Alternatives and feasible measures were considered and the best solution was adopted to avoid and minimize the impact of the activity on the species, their residences and habitats. The project will not jeopardize the survival or recovery of the species. The information gathered on the distribution of the species will contribute to their protection and to promote the protection of their habitat.

Other Relevant Information:
The project is proposed by the community of the Kahnawake Reserve. The Band Council was consulted for this permit as required under section 73 (5) of SARA. The Band Council confirmed his support to the project.

Contact Person(s)
Canadian Wildlife Service
, Quebec

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