CPAWS News: Ottawa to create protected zone in northern Lake Superior

Originally published on
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

A section of Lake Superior’s North Shore, known for its pristine fresh water supply, will be declared a protected marine area, Prime Minister Stephen Harper is set to announce [on October 25].

…”We have about eight per cent protected land across the country and in water, we have less than one per cent, so we have a way to move forward,” said Sabine Jessen, of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.

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