Recovery Strategies

Recovery Strategy for the Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster (Symphyotrichum laurentianum) in Canada

Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster is an annual facultative halophyte endemic to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The species was assessed as Threatened by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada in 2004 and was listed accordingly in Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act in 2005. The Minister of the Environment and the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency are the competent ministers for the recovery of the Gulf of St. Lawrence Aster and have prepared this strategy, as per section 37 of SARA. It has been prepared in cooperation with the governments of Québec (Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs), New Brunswick (Department of Natural Resources) and Prince Edward Island (Ministry of Environment, Energy and Forestry) as per section 39 (1) of SARA.

Consultation period: 2012-03-14 to 2012-05-13


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Recovery Planning
Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
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