Submit your Health & Safety Award Nominations! November 11, 2019
The OSSGA Health & Safety Committee invites all active OSSGA members to recognize individuals and operations within their organizations that have excelled at making safety a part of their daily responsibilities. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 13th. The awards and certificates will be presented at the 2020 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar on January 22 & 23rd.
Axle Weight Pilot Project Finished August 26, 2019
The objective of the pilot project was to develop a database that will help standardize the way allowable gross weights and axle weights are collected, stored and used for compliance.

Species at Risk: Updates to SARA and Upcoming Workshop

March 23, 2017 at 11:18 AM

A proposal to amend Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) as it pertains to 11 migratory birds was posted on March 11, 2017. This includes listing Bank Swallow, Barn Swallow, Bobolink and Eastern Meadowlark as Threatened under Schedule 1 of SARA.

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Recovery Strategies for Illinois Tick-trefoil, Eastern Foxsnake and Gray Ratsnake have also been posted on the Species at Risk (SAR) Public Registry.

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Upcoming OSSGA Species at Risk Workshop - April 5, 2017

Exploring the requirements and opportunities associated with Species at Risk (SAR) in Ontario. What you need to know, every step of the way, from land acquisition through final rehabilitation. Topics include permitting, registration and exemptions for SAR, Safe Harbour applications, mitigation and monitoring techniques, best management practices, and opportunities for SAR habitat creation during rehabilitation. Participants will also have the opportunity to bring their site-specific questions to the ears of the MNRF and registered experts. This workshop is perfect for managers, planners, agencies and consultants. Register today!

Have questions? Contact Ashlee Zelek at azelek@ossga.com.

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