Fisheries and Land Resources

Endangered Species Permit Table

RESEARCH PERMITS (ISSUED 2016-2017)

PERMIT # DATE ISSUED ISSUED TO PURPOSE # of individuals
2016/17-05 Apr. 10, 2016 Ian Warkentin (Memorial University) and Darroch Whitaker (Parks Canada Agency a) Live capture and hold Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus minimus) for the purpose of collecting measurements, applying bands and GPS tags
b) Perform point counts including call-playback.
Gray-cheeked Thrush –
150 detected during monitoring
29 GPS tags attached
2015/16-02 extension Apr. 8, 2015 Erin Fraser (Memorial University) Conduct research on American marten specimens, including stable isotope analysis and preparation related to that analysis. American Marten < 60 (all from historical collections or accidentally captured)
2016/17-06 May 15, 2016 Kathy St. Laurent (Canadian Wildlife Service) Live capture & hold Red Crossbill, band, deploy gps datalogggers, collect feather samples Red Crossbill - 1
2016/17-04
2016/17-09
2016/17-10
Apr. 7, 2016 Blair Adams and Leah Soper (Department of Natural Resources), Eric Bennett (Intervale Associates Inc.) Collect and possess hair specimens from American Marten (as part of the provincial marten hair snag research project) American Marten <100
2016/17-01
2016/17-02
2016/17-03
2016/17-07
2016/17-08
Apr. 1, 20 & May 5 2016 Dave Andrews (Canadian Wildlife Service), Leah Soper (Department of Natural Resources), Tina Leonard (Department of Environment and Conservation), Kathleen Blanchard/ Russell Wall/ Eric Bennett (Intervale Associates Inc. & Community Volunteers), Stephen Rose (Qalipu Mi’Kmaq First Nation Band) Monitor Piping Plovers and collect dead specimens and abandoned eggs Piping Plover ~28 individuals monitored
2016/17-11 May 25,2016 Dr. Yolanda Wiersma(Memorial University) Lichen surveys including Erioderma mollisimum Erioderma pedicellatum – 75 located
2016/17-12 May 29, 2016 David Mazerolle (Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre) Rare and listed plant surveys incl. Barrens Willow Braya fernaldii- 75
2016/17-13 July 4, 2016 Jackie Wells (Hydro/Nalcor) Lichen surveys and Erioderma transplant Erioderma pedicellatum- 134 thalli transplanted out of 586 located
2016/17-14 Aug. 25, 2016 Luise Hermanutz(Memorial University) Braya habitat restoration Braya longii – 0 plants disturbed
2016/17-15 Sept. 29, 2016 Kirk Hillier (Acadia University), in partnership with Permit 2016/17-14 Collect, posses, export seeds from Braya spp. Braya spp.- 0 seeds collected
2016/17-16 Sept. 8, 2016 Sean Bennett (Stantec) and Todd Boland (Memorial University) Collect and store Lindley's Aster seeds, collection to Dec 31, 2016, store until March 31, 2019 Symphyotrichum ciliolatum- Awaiting report

PERMITS TO ENGAGE IN AN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY - SECTION 19 (ISSUED 2014-2017 & ONGOING)

PERMIT # DATE ISSUED ISSUED TO PURPOSE Potentially affected species and individuals COMPLIANCE
2014/1 Mar. 10, 2014; expires Dec.31, 2017 NSP Maritime Link, Inc. (for the Maritime Link Project) Construct the Maritime Link Project as described in the Maritime Link Project Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan dated January 10, 2014 American Marten
Red Crossbill
Barrow's Goldeneye
Short-eared Owl
Ivory Gull
Piping Plover
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Chimney Swift
Rusty Blackbird
Red Knot
Harlequin Duck
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Banded Killifish
American Eel
Boreal Felt Lichen
Low Northern Rockcress
Feathery False Solomon's Seal
Completed Regulatory Reports
2014/2 June 9, 2014 Lower Churchill Management Corporation, on behalf of Muskrat Falls Corporation and Labrador Transmission Corporation (for Development of the Muskrat Falls Generation facility and HVAC line from Muskrat Falls to Churchill Falls) Construct the Muskrat Falls Generation facility and HVAC line (from Muskrat Falls to Churchill Falls) as described in the Lower Churchill Project Species at Risk Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan: Caribou and Avifauna Nalcor Doc. No. LCP-PT-MD-0000-EV-PL-0023-01 Revision B2 Woodland Caribou (Red Wine Herd) - mitigations put in place 32 times for caribou within 20km of ROW

Common Nighthawk- 0
Rusty Blackbird- 0
Olive-sided Flycatcher- 1
Harlequin Duck- 0
Completed all monitoring & reporting committed to in the Lower Churchill Project Species at Risk Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan: Caribou and Avifauna
2014/4 Nov. 14, 2014 Lower Churchill Management Corporation, on behalf of Labrador Transmission Corporation (for Development of the Labrador-Island Transmission Link) Construct the Labrador-Island Transmission Link described in the Labrador-Island Transmission Link Long's Braya and Fernald's Braya - Shoal Cove Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan: Nalcor Doc. No. LK-PT-MD-0000-EV-PL-0011-01 Revision B1 and the Species at Risk Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan Nalcor Doc. No. ILK-PT-MD-0000-EV-PL-0001-01 Woodland Caribou (Red Wine & Mealy Mountain) -Mitigations put in place 41 times for caribou within 20km of ROW
American Marten - hair samples of 24 individuals collected
Common Nighthawk - 0
Rusty Blackbird - 0
Olive-sided Flycatcher - 0
Harlequin Duck - 0
Red Knot - 0
Gray-cheeked Thrush - 0
Short-eared Owl - 1
Bobolink - 0
Red Crossbil - 0
Boreal Felt Lichen - 0
Graceful Felt Lichen - 0
Fernald's Braya - 0
Long's Braya - 0
Completed all monitoring & reporting committed to in the Labrador-Island Transmission Link Long's Braya and Fernald's Braya - Shoal Cove Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan and the Lower Churchill Project Species at Risk Impacts Mitigation and Monitoring Plan: Caribou and Avifauna
* For further information on these permits please contact the Forestry and Wildlife Branch, Department of Fisheries and Land Resources (709) 637-2025.

ONGOING POSSESSION PERMITS (ISSUED 2004-2017)

PERMIT # DATE ISSUED ISSUED TO PURPOSE # of individuals affected
2003/04-03 Feb. 16, 2004 Department of Forest Resources and Agrifoods, Bishop's Falls To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2003/04-05 Feb.14, 2004 Natural History Unit, Newfoundland and Labrador Museum To possess specimens of Long's Braya, Barrens Willow and Fernald's Braya Long's Braya: 3 plants (est.)
Barrens Willow: 65 plants (est.)
Fernald's Braya: 8 plants (est.)
2003/04-07 Feb. 17, 2004 Humber Natural History Society To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes. American Marten - 1
2004/05-02 May 18, 2004 Department of Natural Resources, Clarenville To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2005/06-02 June 2, 2005 Department of Biology (Memorial University of Newfoundland) To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2009/10-02 Oct. 28, 2009 Western Newfoundland and Labrador Field Unit (Parks Canada Agency) To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2009/10-03 Nov. 25, 2009 Thomas Howe Demonstration Forest To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2010/11-08 Feb. 24, 2010 Barachois Pond Provincial Park To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2010/11-09 Mar. 17, 2010 Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Herbarium To possess specimens of Long's Braya, Barrens Willow and Fernald's Braya Long's Braya: 10 plants
Barrens Willow: 7 plants
Fernald's Braya: 11 plants
2010/11-16 April 30, 2010 Provincial Museum Division (The Rooms) Possess for display and educational purposes 1 Eskimo Curlew (mounted). Export this specimen to the Natural History Museum (London) Eskimo Curlew - 1
2011/12-20 June 28, 2011 Parks and Natural Areas Division, Gov NL To possess a Piping Plover eggshell for display and educational purposes Piping Plover - 1 (abandoned egg)
2011/12-26 Nov. 24, 2011 Department of Natural Resources, Baie Verte/Springdale To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2011/12-27 Dec. 5, 2011 MacMillan Andrews To possess one mounted American Marten for display purposes American Marten -1 (legally possessed prior to the Endangered Species Act listing)
2012/13-13 Apr. 4, 2012 Canadian Forest Service - Atlantic To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2012/13-18 June 26, 2012 College of the North Atlantic - Corner Brook To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1 (mount seized by RCMP)
2012/13-19 Aug. 14, 2012 Game and Fur Program, Gov NL To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2012/13-20 Aug. 14, 2012 Endangered Species Program, Gov NL To possess one mounted American Marten for display and educational purposes American Marten - 1
2012/13-21
(replaces 2003/04 -4; 2011/12-16)
Sep. 25, 2012 Memorial University Botanical Garden To possess specimens of Long's Braya, Barrens Willow, Fernald's Braya, Crowded Wormseed Mustard, Low Northern Rockcress, Fernald's Braya, Mackenzie's Sweetvetch, Rattlesnakeroot, and Northern Bog Aster for research and conservation purposes Ex situ program to conserve and maintain at risk plant species; number of specimens vary and are updated yearly.
2015/16-03 Apr. 13, 2015 Edward Miller
(Memorial University)
Possess (for research purposes) American marten specimens provided by the Wildlife Division and other government departments American Marten <40 (all existing specimens/ accidental mortalities provided by government departments). Have been skinned and preserved awaiting final deposition in a natural history collection.

 
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