Species at risk

Permits, funding, consultations and recovery news relating to species at risk.

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Species at risk public registry

Species profiles, status reports, assessments, recovery status and related documents.

Pan-Canadian approach to species at risk

Approach based on multi-species and ecosystems, shared priority places, species and threats.


Find out if you need a permit and apply online.

Latest publications and news

The most recent additions to the Species at Risk Public Registry.

Understanding the Species at Risk Act

About the act, the accord and the funding program.

Education centre

Fact sheets, ways to help, how SARA affects landowners and businesses.

Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

COSEWIC wildlife species, assessment process, upcoming assessments and calls for bids.

Protecting aquatic species

Aquatic species, profiles, recovery planning, regional information.

Protecting species in Canadian parks

Featured species and recovery success stories.

General status of species in Canada

Wild species reports, common names, committees and working groups.

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