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10 results found for: "Fisheries and Oceans Canada"

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February 1, 2018

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Quick fact card about purple loosestrife, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. Purple loosestrife is a perennial semi-aquatic plant native to Asia and Europe and was introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. It has been found in sporadic locations in Alberta.


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February 1, 2018

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Quick fact card about pale yellow iris, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. Pale yellow iris is a perennial aquatic plant native to Africa, Asia and Europe which was likely introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. Pale yellow iris has been found isolated locations in Alberta.


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February 1, 2018

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Quick fact card about flowering rush, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. Flowering rush is a perennial aquatic plant native to Africa, Asia and Europe which was likely introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. Flowering rush has been found in lakes, rivers, creeks, irrigation...


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February 1, 2018

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Quick fact card about phragmites, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. Phragmites is a an erect, aquatic or riparian, perennial grass native to Eurasia which was introduced to North America for erosion control and as an ornamental plant. It has been found in multiple locations in Alberta.


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February 1, 2018

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Quick fact card about Himalayan balsam, an aquatic invasive species in Alberta. Himalayan balsam is an annual semi-aquatic plant native to India which was likely introduced to North America as an ornamental plant. It has been found in multiple locations in Alberta.


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December 19, 2016

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Changes to the federal Fisheries Act in which came into force in November 2013 prohibit works, undertakings or activities that result in serious harm to fish that are part of or could support a commercial, recreational or Aboriginal fishery, unless authorized by the Minister of Fisheries and...


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March 11, 2014

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Alberta Environment is setting strict limits on how much water oil sands companies can remove from the Athabasca River under a new framework that sets maximum withdrawals. With this unprecedented action, Alberta Environment is putting in place a water management framework for immediate protection...


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June 1, 2007

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The intent of this working agreement is to ensure protection of Class 'A' watercourses by managing activities to avoid any potential risks to Class "A" watercourses.


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February 1, 2007

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This Water Management Framework is designed to protect the ecological integrity of the lower Athabasca River during oil sands development. It represents the work of Alberta Environment and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA) a multi-stakeholder...


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July 1, 2004

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Summarizes information about the importance of wetlands.