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Call for Input: Proposed Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl in Canada

Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl in Canada
23 Apr 2016 (All day)

From: Mark Wayland, Head Species at Risk Unit, Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada is developing a Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl, a species listed as Special Concern under the federal Species at Risk Act. The Short-eared Owl’s breeding range occurs across the prairies. Please see the enclosed Summary of the Proposed Management Plan to learn more about this species.

The proposed Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl is now available on-line on the Species at Risk Public Registry for a 60-day public comment period beginning February 23, 2016 and ending April 23, 2016. After this period, we will update and finalize the document based on a review of all information received. We will also notify you when the final document is posted to the registry.

We invite you to provide input on this management plan during this comment period in one of the following ways:

  1. Read the full Management Plan and provide your comments online at:
  2. Send us your comments by e-mail or mail to:
    Email: ec [dot] leprpn-sarapnr [dot] ec [at] canada [dot] ca (Please note this new email address)
    Mail: Environment Canada, 115 Perimeter Road, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X4
  3. Contact us by telephone at: 1-855-245-0331 (toll free)

We have attached an electronic version of the full proposed management plan, as well as a summary of the management plan, and a set of questions that may help guide your review.

Management Plan for the Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in Canada (PDF)801.38 KB
Summary of Short-eared Owl Management Plan (PDF)363.76 KB
Short-eared Owl Management Plan Questionnaire (MS Word)251.5 KB

Posted March 3, 2016 by AEN

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