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Species at Risk List Regulations

made under Sections 10 and 12 of the

Endangered Species Act

S.N.S. 1998, c. 11

Order dated June 5, 2000, N.S. Reg. 109/2000

as amended up to N.S. Reg. 393/2007 (September 6, 2007)

 

The Species-at-risk Working Group, pursuant to Sections 10 and 12 of Chapter 11 of the Acts of 1998, the Endangered Species Act, on June 5, 2000,

 

Hereby lists by category the species at risk in the Province of Nova Scotia:

 

American Marten

(Cape Breton population)

Martes americana

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Atlantic Walrus

Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus

Extirpated

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Atlantic Whitefish

Coregonus huntsmani

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 119/2002.

Bicknell’s Thrush

Catharus bicknelli

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 119/2002.

Replaced: N.S. Reg. 114/2006.

Blanding’s Turtle

Emydoidea blandingii

Endangered

 

Boreal Felt Lichen     

Erioderma pedicellatum

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 186/2003.

Canada Lynx

Lynx canadensis

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 119/2002.

Chimney Swift 

Chaetura pelagica 

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Common Nighthawk

Chordeiles minor

Threatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Eastern Mountain Avens

Geum peckii

Endangered

 

Eastern Ribbonsnake 

Thamnophis sauritus

Threatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 186/2003.

Eastern White Cedar

Thuja occidentalis

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Eastern Wolf

Canis lupis

Extirpated

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Eelgrass Limpet

Lottia alveus alveus

Extinct

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Golden Crest

Lophiola aurea

Threatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Great Auk

Pinguinnus impennis

Extinct

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Harlequin Duck

Historonicus historonicus

Endangered

 

Labrador Duck

Camptorynchus labradonius

Extinct

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Lileopsis

Lileopsis chinensis

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Long’s Bulrush

Scirpus longii

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Moose (mainland Nova Scotia population)

Alces alces 

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 186/2003.

Replaced: N.S. Reg. 114/2006.

New Jersey Rush

Juncus caesariensis

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Passenger Pigeon

Ectopistes migratorius

Extinct

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus anatum

Threatened

 

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Pink Coreopsis

Coreopsis rosea

Endangered

 

Piping Plover

Charadrius melodius

Endangered

 

Plymouth Gentian

Sabatia kennedyana

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Prototype quillwort

Isoetes prototypus

Vulnerable

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Ram’s-head Lady Slipper

Cypripedium arietinum

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Red Knot

Calidris canutus rufa

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Redroot

Lachnanthes caroliana

Th[r]eatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 119/2002.

Rockrose (Canada Frostweed)

Helianthemum canadense

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 393/2007.

Roseate Tern

Sterna dougallii

Endangered

 

Sea Mink

Mustela macrodon

Extinct

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Sweet Pepperbush

Clethra alnifolia

Vulnerable

 

Thread-leaved Sundew

Drosera filiformis

Endangered

 

Tubercled Spikerush

Eleocharis tuberculosa

Threatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 186/2003.

Water Pennywort

Hydrocotyle umbellata

Endangered

Added: N.S. Reg. 82/2001.

Wood Turtle

Clemmys insculpta

Vulnerable

 

Woodland Caribou

Rangifer tarandus

Extirpated

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.

Yellow lamp mussel

Lampsilis cariosa

Threatened

Added: N.S. Reg. 77/2006.