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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Vancouver Island Marmot (Marmota vancouverensis) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Vancouver Island Marmot
Marmota vancouverensis
in Canada

Vancouver Island Marmot

Endangered 2008

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



COSEPAC
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada

COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC. 2008. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Vancouver Island marmot Marmota vancouverensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 29 pp.

Previous reports

COSEWIC. 2000. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Vancouver Island marmot Marmota vancouverensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 29 pp.

Bryant, A.A. 1997. Update COSEWIC status report on the Vancouver Island marmot Marmota vancouverensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-25 pp.

Munro, W.T. 1978. COSEWIC status report on the Vancouver Island marmot Marmota vancouverensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 12 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Andrew A. Bryant for writing the update status report on the Vancouver Island marmot, Marmota vancouverensis prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Marco Festa-Bianchet, Co-chair of the COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Specialist Subcommittee.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la marmotte de l'île de Vancouver (Marmota vancouverensis) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Vancouver Island marmot -- Photo by ©Robert Milko 1982

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2008.
Catalogue CW69-14/550-2008E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-48894-1

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