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

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March 1, 2013

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Westslope cutthroat trout, the only subspecies of cutthroat trout native to Alberta, historically inhabited most streams in south-western Alberta from the alpine to the prairies. Today they occupy only a small fraction of their historic range and are largely restricted to the Rocky Mountains and...


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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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March 1, 2013

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Western spiderwort, an herbaceous perennial flowering plant native to sand dune habitats and found in Alberta at only one location in the extreme southeast corner of the province, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain the existing habitat and...


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February 1, 2013

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The willow flycatcher inhabits shrub habitats in in many parts of North America, including the foothills of the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. In 2002, the Alberta Endangered Species Conservation Committee declared that there was insufficient information on the species to determine an official risk...


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January 1, 2013

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Provides information on species at risk in the Parkland natural region. It is a colorful and informative two-sided poster featuring profiles of the following: Lake Sturgeon, Loggerhead Shrike, Northern Leopard Frog, Piping Plover, Western Grebe.


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December 1, 2012

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This wildlife status report looks at the prairie rattlesnake, one of three extant species of rattlesnake found in Alberta. It reaches the northern limit of its range in Alberta and is primarily distributed along major river drainages in the southeastern portion of the province. There appears to...


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October 1, 2012

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The northern leopard frog, once locally abundant in the Grassland, Foothills and Parkland natural regions of central and southern Alberta and in the extreme northeastern region of the province, is now listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of the recovery plan is to achieve well-distributed...


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October 1, 2012

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The prairie falcon has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because of its small population size. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines a set of objectives and management actions to help meet the goal of maintaining, and increasing if possible,...


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October 1, 2012

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The lake sturgeon, a large freshwater fish that inhabits large rivers and lakes in Canada from the St. Lawrence estuary in Quebec, west to central Alberta and north to Hudson Bay, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to enhance and protect self-sustaining...


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October 1, 2012

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The tiny cryptantha, a small annual herb in the Borage family, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. This designation was based on the small area of occupancy of species in the province, and its small and possibly declining provincial population. The goal of the recovery plan is to maintain the...