Northern Peninsula Limestone Landscapes designated as first "Priority Place" in NL, 12th in Canada

    Tuesday, 9 July 2024 07:00

    By Tonya Organ

    These areas have significant biodiversity, concentrations of species at risk, and opportunities to advance conservation efforts. 

    The Limestone Landscapes of the Great Northern Peninsula have been designated as the first “Priority Place for species at risk” in this province  making it the 12th Priority Place in Canada. These areas have significant biodiversity, concentrations of species at risk, and opportunities to advance conservation efforts.  The province’s Limestone Barrens Species at Risk Recovery Plan includes recovery measures for 10 plant species designated and listed under the Endangered Species Act and identifies critical habitat for seven species. 

     

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