Recovery strategy for the Pacific gophersnake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) in Canada .: En3-4/286-2017E-PDF

"The Pacific Gophersnake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) is a relatively large, non-venomous, yellow or cream coloured snake, with dark spots and a dark line across the face, from the eye to the jaw. The last sighting of the Pacific Gophersnake in Canada was on the Gulf Islands in British Columbia, in 1957, with the only other Canadian observation in 1866 in the Lower Fraser Valley near the Canada-U.S.A. border. The species was designated as Extirpated in 2002 by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC), and it was listed as Extirpated on Schedule 1 of the federal Species at Risk Act in 2005. Recovery in Canada is not considered to be biologically and technically feasible at this time”--Executive summary, p. iii.

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Department/Agency Canada. Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Title Recovery strategy for the Pacific gophersnake (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) in Canada .
Series title Species at Risk Act, recovery strategy series
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Programme de rétablissement de la couleuvre à nez mince du Pacifique (Pituophis catenifer catenifer) au Canada.
Cover title.
Document developed by Matt Huntley and Kella Sadler, with input provided by Marie-Andrée Carrière. Cf. Acknowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information Ottawa : Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017.
Author / Contributor Huntley, Matt.
Sadler, Kella Darleen.
Carrière, Marie-Andrée,1980-
Description vi, 10 p. : col. map.
ISBN 978-0-660-24545-4
Catalogue number
  • En3-4/286-2017E-PDF
Subject terms Endangered species
Nature conservation
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