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Critical Habitat of the Nooksack Dace (Rhinichthys cataractae ssp.) Order

Version of section 2 from 2016-05-02 to 2020-07-23:

  •  (1) For greater certainty, section 1 applies to that species’ critical habitat, which is located within the Bertrand Creek, Brunette River, Fishtrap Creek and Pepin Creek (also known as Pepin Brook) watersheds. More specifically, section 1 applies to the reaches within those watersheds that consist of or are known to have previously consisted of more than 10% riffle by length, to all the aquatic habitats within those reaches, including riffle and shallow pool habitats, and to the riparian reserve strips of native vegetation on both banks of those reaches for their entire lengths, as set out in Table 1 of the schedule and as illustrated in the maps that follow that table.

  • (2) The critical habitat of the species includes the key features and attributes set out in columns 4 and 5 of Table 2 of the schedule.

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