On Saturday, May 28, 2022, two proposed orders to amend Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA) were published in Part I of the Canada Gazette. The proposed orders along with the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements can be found on the Species at Risk Registry at the following address: 
https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/documents/56  
https://species-registry.canada.ca/index-en.html#/documents/2953 

This marks the beginning of a 30-day public comment period during which you can share your comments on the proposal either by writing to mailto:LEPreglementations-SARAregulations@ec.gc.ca or calling 1 800 668-6767. The public comment period will end on Monday, June 27, 2022. 

The Minister of the Environment will take into consideration comments and any additional information received following these publications and make a listing recommendation for each species to the Governor in Council. After species are listed, recovery strategies must be published within one year for endangered species and within two years for threatened species.

Proposed Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act [Peregrine Falcon and 16 other species]

Species proposed for addition to Schedule 1 of SARA:

•	Mottled Duskywing (Boreal population) (endangered) 
•	Mottled Duskywing (Great Lakes Plains population) (endangered) 
•	Nine-spotted Lady Beetle (endangered) 
•	Oregon Branded Skipper (endangered) 
•	Nuttall’s Sheep Moth (endangered) 
•	Striped Whitelip (endangered) 
•	Downy Yellow False Foxglove (endangered) 
•	Smoker’s Lung Lichen (threatened) 
•	Fern-leaved Yellow False Foxglove (threatened) 
•	Smooth Yellow False Foxglove (threatened) 
•	Silky Beach Pea (threatened) 
•	Harris’s Sparrow (special concern)

Species proposed for reclassification to Schedule 1 of SARA:

•	Blue Ash (from special concern to threatened) 
•	Western Yellow-bellied Racer (from special concern to threatened) 
•	Common Nighthawk (from threatened to special concern) 
•	Olive-sided Flycatcher (from threatened to special concern)

Species proposed to be removed from Schedule 1:

•	Peregrine Falcon anatum/tundrius (from special concern to not at risk)

Proposed Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act [Peary Caribou and 12 other species]

Species proposed for addition to Schedule 1 of SARA:

•	Dalton’s Moss (endangered) 
•	Carrey’s Small Limestone Moss (endangered) 
•	Drooping–leaved Beard–moss (endangered) 
•	Hairy Paintbrush (endangered) 
•	Dwarf Hesperochiron (endangered) 
•	Columbia Quillwort (endangered) 
•	Hairy Valerian (endangered) 
•	American Bumble Bee (special concern) 
•	Yellow Scarab Hunter Wasp (special concern)

Species proposed for reclassification to Schedule 1 of SARA:

•	Peary Caribou (from endangered to threatened) 
•	Greater Short-horned Lizard (from endangered to special concern) 
•	Goldenseal (from threatened to special concern)

Proposed change to scientific name only:

•	Karner Blue