SRKW measures for 2021 announced

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Building on actions taken in 2019 and 2020, the Government of Canada has announced the suite of 2021 management measures to further protect the Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) population, including a minimum 400 metre approach distance (effective until May 31, 2022) in southern coastal waters, implementation of Interim Sanctuary Zones again off Pender Island, Saturna Island and at Swiftsure Bank (effective June 1 – November 30, 2021), and scheduled and dynamic fishery closures possibly as early as June 1st.  For details on the management measures, visit 2021 management measures to protect Southern Resident killer whales.

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