The National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk (NACOSAR)

The Species at Risk Act (SARA) recognizes the essential role of Indigenous Peoples of Canada in the conservation of wildlife. Section 8.1 of SARA calls for the creation of an advisory council to advise the federal Minister of the Environment and Climate Change on the implementation of the Act, and to provide advice and recommendations to the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council (CESCC), a federal, provincial, territorial Ministerial body. This will be a six-member committee is known as the National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk (NACOSAR).

Environment and Climate Change Canada is inviting expressions of interest from organizations with a direct interest in the SARA whose representatives wish to serve as a member of the National Aboriginal Council on Species at Risk (NACOSAR).

Please refer to the web link below for more details on NACOSAR, and for details on how to submit an expression of interest. The deadline for applications is June 17, 2017.

We encourage you to share this posting widely throughout your networks and with those you feel may have an interest in serving as a committee member.

Ministerial and Governor-in-Council appointments.