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June 20, 2017

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As outlined in the transition period directive for professional responsibilities in completion and assurance of wetland science, design and engineering work in Alberta, professional experience gained prior to registration with a Professional Regulatory Organization will be accepted as...


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August 31, 2007

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No rare plant species or special plant communities were observed during the spring rare vascular plant survey. Two potentially rare species observed along the Jarvis Lake Trails should be rechecked later in the season to determine to the species level. The level of confidence in locating rare...


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February 1, 2006

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The purpose of the Provincial Parks Lake Monitoring Program is to routinely collect information that describes the current status of water quality within a suite of recreational lakes and reservoirs. These waterbodies vary considerably in terms of their physical (e.g. size, shape and mean depth),...


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June 29, 2007

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A list of lichens that occurred in ten surveyed sites of William A Switzer Provincial Park was compiled and rare lichens that occurred in these sites were assessed following the protocol of ANHIC for rare plants. Rare lichens found in the park were: Baeomyces rufus, Collema subflaccidum,...


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March 4, 2008

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Willmore Wilderness Park is located in the northern portion of Alberta's Rocky Mountains just west of Grand Cache and north of Jasper National Park. Habitats suitable for odonates are found throughout the park and include ponds, peatlands, subalpine lakes and streams. Over the past eight years...


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May 1, 2002

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Several wildland parks and two ecological reserves have recently been established in the northeast corner of Alberta (Figure 1). Colin-Cornwall Lakes Fidler-Greywillow, La Butte Creek and Maybelle River Wildland Parks are located in the Canadian Shield Natural Region. Egg Island and Athabasca...


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March 18, 2002

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In Alberta, the Canadian Shield Ecoregion is restricted to the extreme northeast part of the province (Strong and Leggat 1992). It is subdivided into the Kazan Upland Subregion and the Athabasca Plain Subregion, located to the north and south of Lake Athabasca, respectively. There are several...


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November 30, 2007

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The main objective of the spring and summer bryophyte surveys was to document the occurrence of rare species at several sites in William A. Switzer Provincial Park and to mitigate possible damage as a result of trail maintenance activities, including the creation of new trail segments, mechanical...


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March 29, 2004

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A fundamental strategy in the preservation of functional ecosystems is to identify and preserve a full compliment of habitat types, which in return support a diversity of animals, plants, and other life forms. Vegetation is an integral component of habitat and provides a relatively easy means of...


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January 9, 2002

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The purpose of this vegetation survey was to identify and describe all associated plant community types found within the Sundance Provincial Park and associated special management zone. As part of this process other features of unique, sensitive or disturbed nature were noted. These included, but...


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October 1, 1993

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The purpose of the ongoing sampling of Lake Newell was to obtain long-term information on the fertility level of this and other recreational lakes associated with provincial parks so that trends could be detected.


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December 10, 2008

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A rare lichen survey was conducted in selected areas of Pigeon Lake Provincial Park (PLPP) from October 14 to 18, 2008. The main objective of the survey was to document the occurrence of rare lichens and mitigate possible damage as a result of infrastructure upgrade activities, including the...


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March 8, 2012

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Rochon Sands Provincial Park, on the south side of Buffalo Lake in south-central Alberta, is located 24 km northwest of Stettler. Ecologically it is found in the Aspen Parkland. These studies, conducted annually between 2006 and 2009 and again in 2011, present information on the distribution and...


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June 6, 2017

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A driving distance matrix in kilometers between 392 Alberta municipalities.


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January 1, 2003

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During 2001 and 2002 a project to collect and identify the macrofungi of La Butte Creek, Fidler-Greywillow and Colin-Cornwall Lakes Wildland Provincial Parks, in northeastern Alberta was undertaken. This project was part of a greater biophysical investigation carried out by Parks and Protected...


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December 1, 2003

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The Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve is located directly south of Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Wainwright, comprising an area of just over 2,800 hectares. The Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve is provincial Crown land, administered by Alberta Community Development. Current land uses consist...


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April 24, 2017

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The Alberta Tourism Market Monitor tracks tourism related indicators for the province of Alberta including but not limited to: Accommodation occupancy rates and average daily room rates Air passenger enplanements and deplanements National Park visits Historic sites and museum attendance figures...


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March 1, 2015

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The Carbon Offset Emission Factors Handbook contains a listing of common emission factors used in the Alberta carbon offset system as well as common quantification methodologies. Common emission factors, provided in section 1, are intended as inputs to formulae provided in approved quantification...


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March 1, 2004

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Ambient air quality objectives are established as part of the Alberta air quality management system. The purpose of this assessment report was to provide a review of scientific and technical information to assist in evaluating the basis and background for an ambient air quality objective for...


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March 1, 1979

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The purpose of the project described here was to evaluate whether remote sensing data can provide information that would be useful to supplement ground observation in an irrigation scheduling program. this project was sponsored by, Alberta Remote Sensing Center, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing,...