Factsheet: Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations

Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations made under Section 40 of the Forests Act
Description: 
The Wildlife Habitat and Watercourses Protection Regulations are specific to forest harvesting and specify performance and post-harvest requirements that operators must achieve on harvest sites larger than a specified size. They are applicable on all lands regardless of ownership.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate protection and management of forests

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
1989
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2002