Have Your Say on Species at Risk
(at right, Northern Saw-whet owl, Brooksi Sup Species – photo courtesy Ministry of Environment)
Until November 30th, you can share your thoughts on the new Species at Risk Engagement website, accessible here.
All of the information received will be used to not only identify priorities for new policy, but to shape future programs.
The website also has information on current efforts, such as the shared recovery projects for the Northern Spotted Owl, Northern Leopard Frog, Western Rattlesnake and whitebark pine.
With more native plants and animals than any other province, B.C. has a rich natural heritage says Environment Minister Mary Polak who says everyone in B.C. has a responsibility to ensure this natural heritage is protected “This consultation will provide valuable feedback about what is working well, and innovative solutions to protect B.C.’s species at risk for the long term.”