Description of Bent Spike-rush, Great Lakes Plains population critical habitat, in Long Point National Wildlife Area

The Bent Spike-rush (Eleocharis geniculata), Great Lakes Plains population, is listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act. In Canada, the Bent Spike-rush, Great Lakes Plains population, is found on the shorelines of ponds and lakes in southern Ontario.

The Recovery Strategy for the Bent Spike-rush (Eleocharis geniculata), Great Lakes Plains population in Canada, identifies the critical habitat for the species in a number of areas, including within a federally protected area.

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to subsection 58(2) of the Species at Risk Act, subsection 58(1) of that Act applies, 90 days after publication of this notice, to the critical habitat of the Bent Spike-rush, Great Lakes Plains population -- identified in the recovery strategy for that species that is included on the Species at Risk Public Registry -- that is found within Long Point National Wildlife Area, described in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Area Regulations made pursuant to the Canada Wildlife Act.

July 4, 2016

MARY JANE ROBERTS
Director
Species at Risk Act Management and
Regulatory Affairs
Canadian Wildlife Service