Quebec to add Twenty-Seven Names to List of Vulnerable, Threatened Species

At the COP15 Youth Summit, taking place on the sidelines of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, Environment Minister Benoit Charette announced that the Quebec government is updating its list of threatened or vulnerable species for the first time in over a decade. The government will be adding eleven species to the list of vulnerable species and upgrading the status of sixteen others, including the little brown bat and the western chorus frog, from vulnerable to threatened.