Management Plans

Management Plan for the Western Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) Intermountain – Rocky Mountain population in Canada

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change is the competent minister under SARA for the Western Painted Turtle Intermountain – Rocky Mountain population and has prepared the federal component of this management plan (Part 1), as per section 65 of SARA. To the extent possible, it has been prepared in cooperation with the province of British Columbia as per section 66(1) of SARA. SARA section 69 allows the Minister to adopt all or part of an existing plan for the species if the Minister is of the opinion that an existing plan relating to wildlife species includes adequate measures for the conservation of the species. The Province of British Columbia provided the attached management plan for the Western Painted Turtle Intermountain – Rocky Mountain population (Part 2) as science advice to the jurisdictions responsible for managing the species in British Columbia. It was prepared in cooperation with Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Consultation period: 2017-03-30 to 2017-05-29

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Recovery Planning
Environment and Climate Change Canada
15th Floor, Place Vincent Massey
351 St. Joseph Boulevard
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
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