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Organizations: Environment and Parks Tags: aquatic ecosystems

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August 23, 2019

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The primary goal of this review of the North Central Native Trout Recovery Program is to review the scientific foundations for the proposed angling closures in upper portions of select watersheds, and habitat enhancements of river reaches in some rivers and streams in the East Slopes. The report...


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June 1, 2019

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One-page infographic presenting facts on the problems associated with releasing goldfish in Alberta waterbodies.


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May 28, 2019

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Presents an overview of the Culturally Important Wetland Plants Project, which is funded under the Oil Sands Monitoring Program and is working to co-produce knowledge about culturally important wetland plants through community-led, traditional environmental knowledge-based monitoring in the...


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May 1, 2019

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One-page infographic presenting facts on the problems associated with Prussian carp in Alberta waterbodies.


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September 1, 2018

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This report describes the outcomes of a workshop held November 28-30, 2016 in Edmonton, Alberta to review, rationalize and optimize water quality monitoring conducted under the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring Program. The workshop participants included representatives from the Environmental...


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June 26, 2018

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This document provides clarity to the applicant about requirements for an application under the Water Act for peat operations. The intent is to ensure application requirements and approval requirements are consistently applied for peat operations approvals issued under the Water Act.


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June 1, 2018

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This study uses snowpack measurements and dated lake sediment cores to investigate deposition of contaminants (including polycyclic aromatic compounds and numerous inorganic and organic contaminants such as mercury) to the landscapes and water bodies of the Athabasca Oil Sands region. The study...


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June 1, 2018

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Reports on two studies developed to address science needs and gaps related to groundwater-surface water interactions on tributaries of the Lower Athabasca River and proximate to tailings ponds. The studies address to sub-themes of the groundwater theme identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil...


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June 1, 2018

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This study investigates key issues identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program regarding water quality of the Lower Athabasca River mainstem and the downstream Peace-Athabasca delta, specifically: the current state of water quality; the distribution of contaminants...


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June 1, 2018

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In August 2016, the first confirmed occurrence of whirling disease in Canada was found in fish from Johnson Lake in Banff National Park and the Bow River Basin. While the disease has no impact on human health, it can severely impact some salmonid fish populations. Alberta Environment and Parks is...