Services and information
Aquatic species at risk and their populations and habitats in Canadian waters.
How the Species at Risk Act protects critical habitat and affects communities and industries.
The process for creating recovery strategies and action plans for endangered or threatened species.
The Species at Risk Act requirements for identifying critical habitats and new protective measures.
The process of applying for permits for scientific research projects.
Species at risk in Canada, including maps and protection efforts for each region.
Find out if aquatic species at risk or their habitat may be near your proposed project area.
Responses to common questions about the Species At Risk Act and its link to commercial fishing.
Learn more about the Species at Risk Act and actions taken to protect Canadian wildlife.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Species at Risk Act (SARA)
- Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk
- National Framework for Species at Risk Conservation
- SARA Permits, Agreements and Exceptions
- Species at Risk Act Listing Policy and Directive for “Do Not List” Advice
- Wavy-rayed Lampmussels make a comeback
- Guidelines for the Collection and In Situ Scientific Study of Stickleback Species Pairs (Gasterosteus spp.)
- Recovering Aquatic Species at Risk
- Species at Risk Act Permitting Policy
- Species at Risk Policies - Approach to the Identification of Critical Habitat under the Species at Risk Act when Habitat Loss and Degradation is Not Believed to be a Significant Threat to the Survival or Recovery of the Species
- Species at Risk Policies - Listing Policy for Terrestrial Species at Risk
- Species at Risk Policies - Policy on Critical Habitat Protection on Non-federal Lands
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