Description of critical habitat of the Porsild’s Bryum in Quttinirpaaq National Park of Canada

The Porsild’s Bryum (Haplodontium macrocarpum) is a small moss listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act. In Canada, the Porsild’s Bryum is typically found throughout northern latitudes and is associated with western mountain ranges.

The Recovery Strategy for Porsild’s Bryum (Haplodontium macrocarpum) in Canada identifies critical habitat for this species within Quttinirpaaq National Park of Canada.

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 58(2) of the Species at Risk Act, that 90 days after the date of publication of this notice, subsection 58(1) of the Act will apply to the critical habitat of the Porsild’s Bryum as identified in the recovery strategy for this species that is included in the Species at Risk Public Registry, and that is located within Quttinirpaaq National Park of Canada, the boundaries of which are described in Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act.

Andrew Maher
Acting Field Unit Superintendent
Nunavut Field Unit