Section Review

Now that you have finished this section on Species, you should be comfortable:

  • Understanding the difference between categories of species at risk
  • Describing the history of species at risk law in Canada
  • Describing the Wildlife Act and its role in Alberta
  • Understanding the difference between the legislative provisions in the Wildlife Act and the provincial policy for species at risk
  • Describing the Species at Risk Act and its role in Alberta
  • Describing how federalism impacts species at risk protection

Go back and review any of these topics before you move on to the next section on Water.





Species Law

Lesson Plan: Fundamentals of Environmental Law
Lesson Plan: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
Lesson Plan: Tragedy of the Commons
Lesson Plan: Climate Litigation

Curriculum Connections


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