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112 results found for: "Endangered species"

Audience: Government

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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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February 20, 2018

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The Act provides for the protection and conservation of wild animals in Alberta. It defines controls for hunting and trapping of wildlife and possession of wildlife and wildlife parts, as well as the sale, import and export of wildlife, controlled animals and endangered species. Commercial...


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December 4, 2017

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This map, created in 2002 using ArcGIS, describes the number of animal and plant species that are at risk in Alberta. 'Species at risk' is a term used by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) that includes the following categories of plants and animals:Extirpated...


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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 23, 2017

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This wildlife status report looks at the Arctic grayling, a cold-water species of fish found in boreal and foothills streams in the Athabasca, Peace and Hay river drainages. The Arctic grayling is currently considered a Species of Special Concern in Alberta. This report is part of the Alberta...


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May 2, 2017

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The long-billed curlew is the largest member of the sandpiper family and is distinguishable by its long downward curved bill and large size. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta and Canada due to the contraction of its range and small, possibly declining, population....


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May 2, 2017

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The Sprague's pipit is a small, ground-nesting songbird which, in Alberta, is found almost exclusively on native prairie. The bird is designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta due to its large historic population decline and potential for continuing habitat alteration. This plan provides...


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January 1, 2016

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The long-toed salamander has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it has a limited breeding range, populations are isolated and discontinuously distributed, it appears to be vulnerable to various types of habitat disturbance, and some populations may be declining. This...