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Recovery Strategy for the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) in Canada - 2016 [Proposed]

Species at Risk Act
Recovery Strategy Series
Adopted under Section 44 of SARA

American Chestnut

Photo: American Chestnut

2016

Table of Contents


Document Information

Cover of publication - Federal

 

Recommended citation:

Environment Canada. 2016. Recovery Strategy for the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) in Canada [Proposed]. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. XX pp. + Annexes.

For copies of the recovery strategy, or for additional information on species at risk, including the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) Status Reports, residence descriptions, action plans, and other related recovery documents, please visit the Species at Risk (SAR) Public Registry.

Cover illustration: © John D. Ambrose

Également disponible en français sous le titre
« Programme de rétablissement du châtaignier d’Amérique (Castanea dentata) au Canada [Proposition] »

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Recovery Strategy for the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) in Canada - 2016

Under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk (1996), the federal, provincial, and territorial governments agreed to work together on legislation, programs, and policies to protect wildlife species at risk throughout Canada.

In the spirit of cooperation of the Accord, the Government of Ontario has given permission to the Government of Canada to adopt the Recovery Strategy for the American Chestnut (Castanea dentata) in Ontario (Part 2) and the American Chestnut – Ontario Government Response Statement (Part 3) under Section 44 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). Environment Canada has included a federal addition (Part 1) which completes the SARA requirements for this recovery strategy.

The federal recovery strategy for the American Chestnut in Canada consists of three parts:

Footnotes

Footnote 1

On June 26th, 2014, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources became the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.

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Introduction