Vancouver Island Marmot

Vancouver Island Marmot

Vancouver island marmot (Marmota vancouverensis) Species Status: Endangered in Canada; Critically Endangered globally (IUCN assessment) Action Required: Conservation breeding and release, translocations The Vancouver Island marmot is Canada’s most endangered mammal...
Roseate Tern

Roseate Tern

Roseate tern (Sterna dougallii) Species Status: Endangered in Canada Action Required: Nest protection and colony establishment This endangered seabird experienced sharp declines during the 1970s. Today, there are fewer than 250 adults in Canada....
Snapping Turtle

Snapping Turtle

Snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina) Species Status: Special Concern in Canada; Vulnerable in Nova Scotia Action Required: Nest protection  With adults weighing up to 16 kg, the snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle in Canada. Unfortunately, these big...