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Audience: Researchers Tags: plants species at risk

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April 1, 2018

Description

This report summarizes the status and gaps of Alberta’s forest genetic resources archived in gene and clone banks administered by the Government of Alberta under the auspices of the Alberta Tree Improvement and Seed Centre over the past 40 years. Reporting publicly provides Albertans and...


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March 1, 2010

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The Adopt-a-Plant Alberta program was initiated in 2005 to help address the shortage of information on population size and occurrence of most rare plants and lichens in Alberta. This information is needed to carry out provincial detailed status assessments of species. The idea behind the program...


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October 1, 2009

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Western spiderwort, designated as Endangered in Alberta, is a plant found in the southeastern corner of Alberta, within the Grassland natural region. This study reports on the work done in 2007 and 2008 by the Adopt-a-Plant Alberta program to implement some of the recovery strategies outlined in...


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November 1, 2008

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Alberta Sustainable and Resource Development initiated an inventory of small-flowered sand verbena and tiny cryptanthe in southern Alberta in July 2007, in order to obtain additional information on their populations, abundance and distribution. Priority areas for this survey included the Bow...


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October 1, 2005

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Western spiderwort is listed as Threatened nationally and has been recommended for Endangered status provincially. In 2004, the Alberta Western Spiderwort Recovery Team created a maintenance and recovery plan for western spiderwort in Alberta. In addition to identifying several knowledge gaps in...


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March 1, 2004

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The western blue flat conservation program, managed by the Alberta Conservation Association, was established to deliver the monitoring and stewardship activities identified in the Action plan. In 2003, two new landowners joined the program for a total of eight participants. In 2002, a monitoring...


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February 1, 2003

Description

In Canada, naturally occurring western blue flag is known only from a small area of southwestern Alberta. Because of its restricted range and small population size, the species is listed as Threatened in the province. A maintenance and recovery plan was developed for the species. Major objectives...


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June 1, 2001

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Several reports have been prepared on the status of Alberta's native plant species. More recently, nonvascular plants have been given some attention and tracking lists have been developed. There is a relatively good information base for rare vascular species but a very limited one for rare...


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July 1, 2000

Description

In Canada, all of the known naturally occurring populations of western blue flag occur in the Cardston area of southwestern Alberta, within 10 km of the United States border. Prior to this project, six sites of naturally occurring western blue flag were confirmed in Alberta. As a result of...