Biological refuge (designated and planned)
Biological refuges are small forest areas in the domain of the State that are excluded from forest management activities and in which habitats and species are permanently protected in order to conserve the biological diversity associated with old-growth forests. There are currently 3,714 in Quebec, distributed relatively uniformly throughout the managed forests in the domain of the State. Biological refuges may be designated under the Sustainable Forest Development Act (LADTF, chapter A-18.1) or planned before legal designation. In general, forest management activities are prohibited on the territory of a biological refuge. In addition, the majority of legally designated biological refuges are exempt from mining activities, which allows them to be recognized as protected areas and to be registered in the Quebec Register of Protected Areas (RAP) maintained by the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change (MDDELCC).This third party metadata element was translated using an automated translation tool (Amazon Translate).
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Data and Resources
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