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Guides the implementation of the habitat conservation and protection provisions of the Fisheries Act:

  • describes the ?No-Net-Loss? principle to habitat conservation
  • outlines the objective and goals of the Fisheries Act, guides its interpretation and describes eight implementation strategies
  • key chapters include ?A Federal Perspective on Fish Habitat Management,? ?The Policy,? ?Integrated Planning for Fish Habitat Management,? ?Implementation Strategies,? ?Procedures to Apply the No Net Loss Principle,? and ?The Legislative Mandate?

Additional Information:

Regions: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Canada, Nunavut

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