Avoidance Alternatives Form for activities that may require an overall benefit permit under clause 17(2)(c) of the Endangered Species Act

The purpose of this Avoidance Alternatives Form (AAF) is to assist the proponent with considering alternatives that would not adversely affect protected species or habitat(s). The completion of the Avoidance Alternatives Form (AAF) by the proponent is required prior to applying for an overall benefit permit (i.e., prior to filling out the Application for an Overall Benefit Permit under clause 17(2)(c) of the Endangered Species Act.

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Title Avoidance Alternatives Form for activities that may require an overall benefit permit under clause 17(2)(c) of the Endangered Species Act
Description The purpose of this Avoidance Alternatives Form (AAF) is to assist the proponent with considering alternatives that would not adversely affect protected species or habitat(s). The completion of the Avoidance Alternatives Form (AAF) by the proponent is required prior to applying for an overall benefit permit (i.e., prior to filling out the Application for an Overall Benefit Permit under clause 17(2)(c) of the Endangered Species Act.