K O D A K. Species at Risk Act :. Implications for Pacific Fisheries. January 7, 2004. SARA. THE PROPOSED SPECIES AT RISK ACT. Most provisions entered into force June 2003 Prohibitions will enter into force June 2004.
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Implications forPacific Fisheries
January 7, 2004
THE PROPOSED SPECIES AT RISK ACT
SARA protects wildlife at risk from becoming extinct or lost in the wild, with the ultimate objective of helping their numbers to recover.
The Act covers all wildlife species listed as being at risk nationally and their critical habitats
“at significant risk of biological extinction”
“likely to become Endangered if limiting factors not reversed”
“particularly sensitive to human activities or natural events”
“assessed and OK”
“Not at Risk”
“insufficient evidence to support status determination”
“Data Deficient”Risk Categories
B RESPONSE STATEMENTS
(Min. of Environment)
Species at Risk Act:Aquatic species
Mandatory Recovery Planning
Stewardship Programs / Incentives
Recovery strategy development