Amend Regulation 328 under the Endangered Species Act
O. Reg. 328
O. Reg. 321/06
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Endangered Species Act
Summary of Decision:
The proposal was implemented by an amendment to O. Reg. 328, R.R.O. 1990 (Endangered Species) by O. Reg. 321/06. This regulation was filed by the Registrar of Regulations on June 16, 2006 and was published in the Ontario Gazette on July 1, 2006.
July 28, 2006
Summary of Proposal:
Revise Regulation 328 under the Endangered Species Act to:
- remove Peregrine Falcon from the list of species included in Regulation 328 under the Endangered Species Act (ESA); and
- amend the listing of Bald Eagle in the Regulation such that the regulation applies only in the municipalities which are partly or wholly within the Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake St. Clair and upper St. Lawrence River watersheds (outside of these areas, the Bald Eagle will be designated as special concern).
Revise the Species at Risk in Ontario (SARO) list to:
- downlist Peregrine Falcon to threatened status; and
- assign the Bald Eagle a split status designation (endangered/special concern).
Chris Risley, Species at Risk Unit
Biodiversity Section, MNR Fish and Wildlife Branch
300 Water Street
Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 8M5
PHONE: (705) 755-1838 FAX: (705) 755-1788
July 1, 2006