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Organizations: Environment (1971-1992,1999-2011) Tags: species at risk

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March 1, 2012

Description

Infectious diseases are one of a suite of factors implicated in the declines and extinctions of amphibians worldwide. One such disease, chytridiomycosis, is caused by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). Chytrid fungus was discovered in Alberta in 1999 from necropsies of...


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November 1, 2007

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The northern leopard frog is a “threatened” species in Alberta. This designation is used to bring immediate attention to any species that is at serious risk of becoming “endangered” if limiting factors are not reversed. Like other species at risk in the province, northern leopard frogs are...


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January 1, 2006

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The Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians and aims to establish long-term amphibian population and distribution data while increasing public awareness of the importance of amphibians and their wetland habitat....


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January 1, 2005

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Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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January 1, 2004

Description

Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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August 20, 2003

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Provides information on the long-toed salamander, including a general description of the species, its distribution in Alberta, habitat, an estimate of its population size, threats to its habitat and survival, management issues, and what the public can do to help ensure the survival of the species.


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January 1, 2003

Description

Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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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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April 1, 2001

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the soapweed plant, a long-lived arid grassland perennial. Soapweed is distributed throughout the southwestern United States but is considered rare in Canada and occurs naturally at only two confirmed sites in Alberta along the Milk River and its tributary,...


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April 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the whooping crane, North America's tallest bird. Whooping crane numbers are stable and slowly increasing due to the results of a number of conservation efforts to restore the species after it reached a global population low of fewer than two dozen...