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

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October 1, 2012

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The burrowing owl, a small owl that breeds in the open prairies of Alberta and Saskatchewan and winters in the southern US and Mexico, is listed as Endangered in both Canada and in Alberta. In Alberta, burrowing owl populations have shown a steep and continuing decline. This recovery plan...


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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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September 27, 2012

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Trumpet er swans are listed as a Threatened seecies under Alberta's Wildlife Act, and as such are afforded protection against hunting and the destruction of nests. The population of trumpeter swans in Alberta is increasing, but very small (fewer than 1000 breeding individuals). This document...


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September 1, 2012

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This wildlife status report looks at the hare-footed locoweed, a tufted, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant with silvery hairs and pink, pea-like flowers endemic to southwestern Alberta and western Montana. It is considered as "may be at risk" in Alberta because of a small number of...


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September 1, 2012

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The white-winged scoter is a Species of Special Concern in Alberta due to significant, long-term declines in population status. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines a set of objectives and management actions to help meet the goal of maintaining current...


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May 1, 2012

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In Alberta, the western small-footed bat is restricted to the southeast where it lives in the badlands. It has been designated as a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because of these narrow habitat requirements. This plan provides background information on the species and a set of objectives...