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Topics: Environment Organizations: Sustainable Resource Development (2001-2006,2006-2013)

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October 1, 2001

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The Chisholm fire of May 23 – June 4, 2001 and the surrounding events prompted the Minister of Sustainable Resource Development to establish a committee to review the fire incident. The Chisholm Fire Review Committee carried out this review in the summer of 2001 through a public outreach process,...


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August 1, 2001

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A literature review was conducted to examine the potential uses and limitations of using trapper harvest data to monitor species distribution and population trend. Harvest, price, and distribution of harvest for most furbearers in Alberta is presented. In addition, an attempt is made to measure...


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March 1, 2010

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Extensive tracts of foothills fescue grassland (the provincial grass of Alberta) within the landscape of southwestern Alberta have been lost due to agricultural crop production, industrial development, urban and rural infrastructure. As a result, a protective notation (PNT) has been placed on...


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October 1, 1997

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Land use planning is a responsibility shared by the provincial government and local municipalities. The co-ordination of planning activities is a key factor in sustainable development and long-term use of public lands. It also helps achieve local economic development and land use objectives.


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July 1, 1997

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The Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP) focuses on conserving the biological diversity of Alberta's native prairie ecosystems. PCAP recognizes the past and present role of ranching in preserving the prairie ecosystem. It also recognizes the heritage value of the prairie, along with its...


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January 1, 2009

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The purpose of this report is to provide an overview for the update of ESAs in the province of Alberta. ESAs represent places in Alberta that are vital to the long-term maintenance of biological diversity, soil, water, or other natural processes, at multiple spatial scales. They are identified as...


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November 1, 2006

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Learning about forest ecosystems involves investigating many different perspectives including ecological, industrial, recreational, cultural, and economic values. The curriculum-connected activities included in this activity book for students in Grades 6 and 7 are designed to bring the topics of...


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February 1, 2005

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Gillett's Checkerspot is a colourful and distinctive butterfly that has a very small global range and a global conservation status rank of imperiled/vulnerable. The species is relatively well known with respect to its biology and ecology. Available information is summarized in this report and...


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January 1, 2001

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As the severity of the 2001 fire season developed in late May, Land and Forest Service escalated man-up and aircraft expenditures significantly above normal levels in expectation of increased fire load. Prior to fire activity in the Protection Zone of Alberta, municipalities in the agricultural...


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May 1, 2012

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Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is an invasive alien prion agent that recently arrived in eastern Alberta. The prion causes fatal infections in cervids and significantly alters the population structure and viability of local deer herds. There is no natural barrier to further spread, no treatment to...