Conservation funding success stories

Canadians from across the country have implemented thousands of conservation projects with the support of the Government of Canada. Check out some of these successful projects!

Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk

The Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk supports and strengthens the capacity of Indigenous peoples to participate in the implementation of the Species at Risk Act. The Act recognizes the important role of Indigenous peoples in wildlife conservation. It also recognizes the need to consider Aboriginal traditional knowledge in assessing species, protecting them and helping them recover.

The Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk is separated into two streams:

Species at risk stream

This stream focuses on projects addressing the recovery of species at risk listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act.

Prevention stream

This stream focuses on projects addressing other species beyond those listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act, to prevent them from becoming a conservation concern.

Find out more about the Aboriginal Fund for Species at Risk

Habitat Stewardship Program

The Habitat Stewardship Program is part of Canada’s national strategy to protect species at risk. The overall goals of the program are:

The Habitat Stewardship Program is separated into two streams:

Species at risk stream

This stream focuses on projects addressing the recovery of species at risk listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act.

Prevention stream

This stream focuses on projects addressing other species beyond those listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act, to prevent them from becoming a conservation concern.

Find out more about the Habitat Stewardship Fund for species at risk

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