Resources for the Environment

Habitat Stewardship

SSRWSI promotes and encourages responsible land management practices and programs that seek to conserve, protect, and restore native upland and wetland habitat areas for wildlife.

Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre

The Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre (SBOIC) was created to help promote the conservation of the endangered Burrowing Owl and their prairie habitat education, stewardship, end eco-tourism.

Operation Burrowing Owl (OBO)

Operation Burrowing Owl (OBO) was launched in 1987 to protect Burrowing Owl habitat from cultivation, monitor population changes, and increase awareness of the owl. Landowners voluntarily agree to conserve grassland habitat for the endangered Burrowing Owl and other prairie wildlife. Over 400 private landowners participate in OBO, and together are conserving over ha 156,000 acres of grassland habitat in pastures and other lands while using their land as they always have.

Species at Risk

The Species at Risk Act (SARA) recognizes that the protection of wildlife species is a joint responsibility and that all Canadians have a role to play in the protection of wildlife. It applies to all federal lands in Canada; all wildlife species listed as being at risk; and their critical habitat.

Provincial: copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://www.biodiversity.sk.ca/

| Federal | Federal Aquatic Life


Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP)

The PCAP is a partnership that works to promote and conserve Saskatchewan’s Native Prairie by improving public understanding of native prairie and species at risk and guiding the development of programs and policies that reward sustainable use and promote ecological health.

Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan (NPSS)

The NPSS is a non-profit, member-driven organization that believes in achieving goals through active, impartial dialogue with all stakeholders. Their mission is to promote understanding and conservation of native plants and their ecosystems by facilitating communication, research, and education.

Nature Conservancy Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada’s leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, we partner with individuals, corporations, other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect our most important natural treasures — the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife. We secure properties (through donation, purchase, conservation agreement and the relinquishment of other legal interests in land) and manage them for the long term.


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