Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk – Program overview

The Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk (CNFASAR) is part of Canada’s Nature Initiative, launched in May 2018. The CNFASAR will provide $55 million over 5 years to support projects that help to recover aquatic species at risk, and is targeted towards two priority marine threats and seven freshwater priority places.

The objective of the CNFASAR is to slow the decline of aquatic species at risk and enable a leap forward in species recovery through the injection of targeted funding for recovery activities that address priority threats and places.

To accomplish this, the CNFASAR will seek to:

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