Information on the Sage Grouse Recovery Strategy and Emergency Protection Order
The Sage-Grouse is an endangered bird species that depends on the unique prairie ecosystem in Alberta and Saskatchewan. In 2012, there were estimated to be roughly 100 adults remaining in Canada. The population has declined by 98% since 1988.
The Government of Canada’s plan for successful recovery of this species includes the Emergency Protection Order, which focuses on imminent threats to the species in the wild, the Amended Recovery Strategy, which will guide recommended voluntary stewardship activities on Sage-Grouse habitat, and a joint program with the Calgary Zoo to breed and rear Sage-Grouse chicks in a safe environment to help increase the population in the wild.
- HTML version of "What the Emergency Protection Order Means to You"
- "What the Emergency Protection Order Means to You" (2014-09-25) (PDF format, 1,371.14 KB)
- HTML version of "Agricultural Producers and the Emergency Protection Order"
- "Agricultural Producers and the Emergency Protection Order" (2014-09-25) (PDF format, 150.75 KB)
- HTML version of "Key Questions and Answers for Producers on the Emergency Protection Order"
- "Key Questions and Answers for Producers on the Emergency Protection Order" (2014-09-25) (PDF format, 72.97 KB)
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- Greater Sage-Grouse urophasianus subspecies urophasianus
- Greater Sage-Grouse phaios subspecies phaios
- Emergency Order for the Protection of the Greater Sage-Grouse
- Recovery Strategy for the Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus urophasianus) in Canada
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