National media takes note of Emergency Protection Order to protect Greater Sage-Grouse
In an unprecedented move, the federal government announced yesterday it would introduce an Emergency Protection Order to help save the prairie-dwelling Greater Sage-Grouse species of bird.
Since 2008, Nature Canada experts have actively engaged in public and private consultations on conservation and recovery of the Greater Sage-Grouse, so this news comes as a welcomed development of this issue. For the full press release, see our website.
Canadian media sat up and took notice of Minister Aglukkaq’s announcement, which marks the first time that this specific provision in the Species at Risk Act has been used.
Twitter was fluttering with activity on Sage Grouse and the Emergency Order
After having its legal feathers ruffled in court, the federal government says it is moving to protect the endangered sage grouse. Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq says the government intends to introduce an emergency protection order for the bird native to …
What a fantastic day for the Greater Sage-Grouse. We’re sure it’s doing its dance in anticipation of the federal government implementing the Emergency Protection Order.