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Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna Fernald)

Text Box: Recovery Strategy for BARRENS WILLOW (Salix jejuna Fernald) in Canada


Salix jejuna Fernald


Text Box: Recovery Strategy for BARRENS WILLOW (Salix jejuna Fernald) in Canada

Prepared by:

Nathalie Djan-Chékar

On behalf of the

Braya Recovery Team, for the Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Under the Accord for the Protection of Species at Risk (1996), the federal, provincial, and territorial governments agreed to work together on legislation, programs, and policies to protect wildlife species at risk throughout Canada.

In the spirit of cooperation of the Accord, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has given permission to the Government of Canada to adopt the Recovery strategy for Barrens Willow under Section 44 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). Details are provided in an Addendum to this document.

As of September 2006, and until the federal Minister of Environment determines otherwise or the Department of Environment and Conservation of Newfoundland and Labrador formally amends this document, this recovery strategy is now the recovery strategy of the Minister of the Environment of Canada for this species.

 

October 31, 2003

 (Addendum for SARA purposes added June 01, 2006)


Lead Jurisdiction/Other Jurisdictions/Key contacts:

Lead:    Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, Endangered Species and Biodiversity Section

Other:   Department of Fisheries and Oceans

Recovery Team Members, Working Group Members, and Associated Specialists: 

Braya Recovery Team:

Luise Hermanutz, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Co-Chair)

Nathalie Djan-Chékar, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation (Co-Chair)

Douglas Ballam, Consultant

Trevor Bell, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Joe Brazil, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Henry Mann, Memorial University of Newfoundland

John Maunder, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Susan J. Meades, Consultant

Wilf Nicholls, Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden

Leah Soper, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Forestry Resources and Agrifoods

Gerry Yetman, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Working Groups and Associated Specialists:

George Argus, Scientific Expert

Michael Burzynski, Parks Canada

Peggy Dixon, Agriculture and Agrifoods Canada

Eddy Donato, Student

Janelle Hancock, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Dulcie House, Limestone Barren Habitat Stewardship Program

Anne Marceau, Parks Canada

Kim Parsons, Student

Fyzee Shuhood, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Millie Spence, Parks Canada

Susan Tilley, Student

Acknowledgments

The Braya Recovery Team acknowledges the expert advice of Dr. George Argus in the elaboration and review of this strategy. Thanks also to Ms. Mary Rothfels, scientific advisor with the Species at Risk Branch of the Canadian Wildlife Service, for her review of the document.

Disclaimer: 

This document was prepared to define the recovery strategies deemed necessary to protect and recover the Barrens Willow.  It does not necessarily represent the official positions or views of each and every governmental or non-governmental organization or individual involved.  The realization of the goals, objectives and actions identified in this document ultimately depend upon the ongoing program priorities and budgetary constraints of the participating departments and organizations. The goals and objectives may change over time in light of new findings. 

Recommended Citation:

Djan-Chékar, N., L. Hermanutz, D. Ballam,      T. Bell, J. Brazil, H. Mann, J. Maunder, S.J. Meades, W. Nicholls, L. Soper, and G. Yetman. 2003. Recovery Strategy for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna Fernald ). Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook. v + 11 pp.


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