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Organizations: Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Tags: species at risk

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September 1, 2013

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The greater sage-grouse, the largest species of grouse in North America, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goals of this recovery plan are to enhance and maintain habitat for the greater sage-grouse and to achieve recovery of the species to a level that provides for sustainable recreational...


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August 1, 2013

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This wildlife status report looks at the trumpeter swan. Once common throughout North America, by the early 20th century a combination of habitat destruction and hunting nearly extirpated this species from Canada and the lower 48 states. Trumpeter swan populations increased in the second half of...


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August 1, 2013

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Porsild's bryum is a small moss that is naturally rare and widely scattered throughout the northern hemisphere. In Canada, there are a total of 17 known populations with six of these occurring in Alberta. The Alberta Porsild's Bryum Recovery Plan identifies actions required to maintain or restore...


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July 1, 2013

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This report provides a summary of the APA Program from 2009 to 2011. APA has successfully acquired funds and in-kind contributions to support the three field seasons of work from 2009 to 2011. During the three years, in-kind contributions have increased significantly. Over 100 volunteers...


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July 1, 2013

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A greater sage-grouse avian predator monitoring survey was needed to provide information on distribution, habitat associations, and baseline populations prior to initiation of a sage-grouse predator management program. The survey is designed for repeating in subsequent years once predator...


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May 1, 2013

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This wildlife status report looks at the western grebe, a North American waterbird that winters on the Pacific coast and migrates inland to breed at the shallow margins of medium to large lakes and wetlands. The species is local and uncommon in Alberta and is ranked as Sensitive, and in 2007 was...


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March 1, 2013

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The purpose of this document is to provide clear, concise inventory guidelines for a number of wildlife species in Alberta, with a focus on pre-development wildlife surveys. The use of standardized guidelines for surveying and inventorying sensitive species over time should provide data that more...


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March 1, 2013

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Soapweed and yucca moths have both been listed as Endangered in Alberta. Soapweeds (commonly known as yucca) and yucca moths have an obligate mutual relationship such that neither species can survive without the other. This plan provides background information on both species, describes the...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2013

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Trumpeter swan is the largest of all North American waterfowl. In Alberta, most of the trumpeter swan population is concentrated in the northwestern part of the province. The species is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to achieve a self-sustaining trumpeter swan...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2013

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Rocky Mountain sculpin, a bottom-dwelling fish found in Alberta only in the Milk River basin and upper St. Mary River basin of southern Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the Rocky Mountain sculpin...