Do Not Kill Registry for species threatened by development

In response to the government of Ontario, Canada bypassing its own Endangered Species Act, this is the Do Not Kill Registry for Species at Risk. Add your name by leaving a comment at the bottom of the page. You can submit written comments to the government by clicking the email address below. This quote is from a government website (emphasis added).

Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada

Permit under section 17 of the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) … to kill, harm and harass Blanding’s Turtle and Whip-poor-will as well as damage and destroy the habitat of Whip-poor-will for the purpose of the development and operation of Ostrander Point Wind Energy Park

More detail on this government website:

Manitoulin, Ontario, Canada

The proposal to construct and operate a wind farm has the potential to adversely affect Bobolink and Eastern Meadowlark and their habitat.

Bobolink and Eastern Meadowlark are listed on the Species at Risk in Ontario (SARO) List, in Ontario Regulation 230/08 of the ESA, as threatened.

Members of the public are invited to submit their written comments by July 16, 2012 by email to and quote ER number 011-6555 in the subject line.

Please Note: All comments and submissions received become part of the public record. You will not receive a formal response to your comment, however, relevant comments received as part of the public participation process for this proposal will be considered in the decision making process for the authorization.


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