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65 results found for: "Endangered species"

Audience: General Public Tags: endangered species

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January 1, 2019

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A synopsis of provincial recovery implementation actions related to the whitebark pine and limber pine recovery plans. This document supports accountability and transparency in tracking and implementing recovery actions and priorities. A list of partner agencies supporting Alberta's recovery...


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December 12, 2018

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This science support document provides a summary of biological and policy rationale for the Ord’s kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ordii) wildlife sensitivity layer. Additionally, science support documents can be used by anyone to learn about a wildlife sensitivity layer and its connection to the...


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December 12, 2018

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This science support document provides a summary of biological and policy rationale for the greater short-horned lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi) wildlife sensitivity layer. Additionally, science support documents can be used by anyone to learn about a wildlife sensitivity layer and its connection...


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August 14, 2017

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Provincial recovery plans for whitebark pine and limber pine cover a large area that crosses jurisdictions. This fact sheet presents collaboration, partnerships and accomplishments.


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May 1, 2017

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List of Endangered and Threatened Species currently listed under Alberta's Wildlife Act and other species assessed by the Endangered Species Conservation Committee (ESCC) and its Scientific Subcommittee (SSC).


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January 1, 2017

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This wildlife status report looks at the wood bison, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. This report summarizes the history and ecology of the wood bison, causes for its decline, current pressures, recovery and conservation efforts, and its current status in Alberta. It is part of...


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December 1, 2016

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Presents background information on the westslope cutthroat trout, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the westslope cutthroat trout, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of...


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February 1, 2016

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. It is currently listed as an Endangered species under Albert’s Wildlife Act. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since...


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November 1, 2015

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Whitebark pine and limber pine trees can live over 1,000 years. They establish and grow at high elevations under harsh conditions that many other trees cannot tolerate including windy, dry conditions, in poor soils, and at treeline. Whitebark pine and limber pine may establish rapidly after fire,...


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April 1, 2015

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Presents background information on the western spiderwort, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the western spiderwort, strategies being used to reach the recovery goal, a short summary of progress on recent...