Recovery Strategies

Recovery Strategy for Cucumber Tree (Magnolia acuminata L.) in Canada

The Cucumber Tree is under the management jurisdiction of the Ontario provincial government and Environment Canada (Canadian Wildlife Service – Ontario Region). The Species at Risk Act (SARA, Section 37) requires the competent Minister to prepare a recovery strategy for all listed extirpated, endangered or threatened species. SARA Section 44(1) allows the Minister to adopt an existing plan for the species if it meets the requirements under SARA for content (Section 41). The Cucumber Tree was listed as Endangered under SARA in June 2003. The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources led the development of this recovery strategy for the species in cooperation with the Canadian Wildlife Service – Ontario Region, Environment Canada. An addenda to this document presents how responsible jurisdictions receive of this strategy.

Consultation period: 2007-02-27 to 2007-04-27


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Recovery Planning
Canadian Wildlife Service
15th Floor, Place Vincent Massey
351 St-Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
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