Ontario Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, 2006
Objectives: conservation reserves
The following are the objectives in establishing and managing conservation reserves:
- To permanently protect representative ecosystems, biodiversity and provincially significant elements of Ontario’s natural and cultural heritage and to manage these areas to ensure that ecological integrity is maintained.
- To provide opportunities for ecologically sustainable land uses, including traditional outdoor heritage activities and associated economic benefits.
- To facilitate scientific research and to provide points of reference to support monitoring of ecological change on the broader landscape. 2006, c. 12, s. 2 (2).
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