Section 11 Partnership Agreement

Together, today`s agreements point to a clear path and set achievable goals for stabilizing and restoring the southern caribou mountain. The agreements are also a model for Karibuim`s continued recovery throughout the country. The final conservation agreements were developed through consultation and with input from relevant communities, First Nations and stakeholders. Links to the agreements can be find below. “For thousands of years, caribou have given us food, clothing and tools to survive difficult winters. They`re not just animals for us. They are our brothers and sisters, our friends and our ancestors. Caribou have been suffering for decades because their habitat is being gradually destroyed. They need us now, all of us. This partnership agreement gives us hope. This means that help is on its way. ” – Roland Willson, chief of the West Moberly First Nations B.C.

and Canada have developed a bilateral conservation agreement under Section 11 of the Species at Risk Act (“Section 11 Agreement”). The draft agreement in Section 11 contains cross-cutting commitments, measures and strategies for the replenishment of all southern mountain stocks in B.C. Draft agreement in accordance with Section 11 and draft partnership agreementThe government of B.C. asks you to comment on two draft Agreements to rebuild Caribou. You can comment on the two agreements from March 21 to May 3, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. The Section 11 bilateral agreement between Canada and British Columbia establishes a framework for cooperation and provides for immediate and long-term measures to support the conservation and recovery of the Southern Caribou Mountain in each of the northern, central and southern groups of the province. These measures include commitments to habitat protection and restoration, herd planning, livestock management, primary prey management, hunting, science, Aboriginal knowledge, recreation management, maternal and captive breeding, and surveillance. Where can I get more information and learn more about draft contracts? PRINCE GEORGE – “The conservation agreements announced today are courageous steps to support the survival and restoration of the famous mountain caribou in southern British Columbia.” The reconstruction agreement provides for the obligation to protect more than 700,000 hectares of Caribou habitat in northeastern B.C, which is very important for the Forest Industry Council.

Comments are closed.