Natural Heritage Branch

Responsibilities

The Natural Heritage Branch consists of the Parks and Natural Areas Division and the Wildlife Division

Services

The Parks and Natural Areas Division plans, establishes, develops and manages provincial parks, wilderness and ecological reserves, and Canadian heritage rivers.

The Wildlife Division coordinates hunting/trapping licensing processes for resident and non-resident hunters, trappers and anglers; develops research programs and management plans for wildlife species and habitat, including species at risk; delivers public environmental education and hunter/trapper education programs; and delivers stewardship initiatives that conserve the province's biodiversity and natural heritage.

Contact

Ross Firth

Assistant Deputy Minister
Natural Heritage Branch
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Tel: (709) 637-2135
Fax: (709) 637-2180

John Blake

Director
Wildlife Division
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Tel: (709) 637-2008
Fax: (709) 637-2180

Sian French

Director, Parks and Natural Areas Division
Natural Heritage Branch
Department of Environment and Climate Change
Tel: (709) 635-4520
Fax: (709) 635-4541
 
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