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Committee Decisions

CONF 008 XIII.C

SOC: Wood Buffalo National Park (Canada)

Wood Buffalo National Park, Canada: It was recalled that, when inscribing this property on the World Heritage List in 1983, the Committee had drawn the attention to the harmful consequences of the possible construction of a dam on the Slave River to the natural characteristics of this property. The Committee was informed that the plans for such a dam had been definitively cancelled and expressed its satisfaction to both the Provincial and National Canadian authorities.

 

Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Canada
Session: 09COM