Elgin County Species at Risk | Carolinian Canada

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Elgin County Species at Risk

Discover some of the rare species that live in Elgin County

Elgin County is situated in the heart of Ecoregion 7E, Canada’s “Carolinian Zone”.  The geographic location, extent of land conversion and habitat loss, and ongoing threats to biodiversity mean that this area has the greatest concentration of Species At Risk in Canada, of which at least 77 are known from Elgin County. 

Get to know these species, how to identify them, the habitat they live in, and Best Stewardship Practices for maintaining healthy populations of these rare gems of Carolinian Canada.

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