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Cottage Information

Familiarize yourself with the Endangered Species Act. You may unwittingly be violating laws that carry stiff penalties.

Preamble: http://www.ec.gc.ca/alef-ewe/default.asp?lang=en&n=ED2FFC37-1

The Act: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/S-15.3/

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry tracks species at risk. You can use a handy online form to report your sightings to the Natural Heritage Information Centre.


Photographs with specific locations or mapping coordinates are always helpful. If you find a species at risk on your land, you may be eligible for stewardship programs that support the protection and recovery of species at risk and their habitats. The next page shows Species at Risk that have been identified in the Sault Ste Marie District.

Following that are some species that have been identified in this area, their preferred habitat and what you can do to prevent disturbance or enhance their habitat. Sault Ste. Marie District Species at Risk (March 17, 2015) At Risk Status - Endangered (END), Threatened (THR), Special Concern (SC)

Species At Risk (Sault Ste Marie)