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Canada, Mexico and the United States Collaborate to Protect Imperiled Species, Fragile Island Ecosystems
A new agreement was endorsed on May 28, 2014 at the annual Trilateral Committee Meeting in Querétaro, México.
Parks Canada Agency, the Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are signatories to the Letter of Intent and serve as lead agencies within their respective countries. Other federal agencies including the Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático, Dirección General de Vida Silvestre, Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Bureau of Land Management will help advance the agreement.
Several federal agencies and non-governmental organizations with complementary missions are joining this effort to engage in cooperative trilateral, bilateral and regional activities to promote sustainable environmental practices and effective measures. In addition, they will develop and implement a plan of action for island restoration and conservation cooperative projects. 

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L. Wein - Parks Canada, A. Aguirre - GECI, S. Milburn-Hopwood - CWS, G. Seutin - Parks Canada, J. Maksabedian de la Roquette-SEMARNAT, D. Ashe - USFWS, G. Howald - IC and A. Little - USFWS attend the 2014 Trilateral Committee Meeting - Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony. (Photo credit: Eduardo Inego-Elias)

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