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22 results found for: "Prescott, David"

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January 1, 2018

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This is a compilation of previously documented and newly discovered records of the western grebe in Alberta through 2016. The report greatly expands the number of lakes known to be occupied during the breeding season (1 May to 31 August) to 318, from a previous estimate of 80. The report suggests...


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December 1, 2013

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In Alberta, the loggerhead shrike is considered to be a Species of Special Concern. Since 1987, a prairie-wide roadside survey has been conducted every five years to monitor populations. This report summarizes results of the 2013 survey conducted in Alberta, and compares results with surveys...


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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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March 1, 2012

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Infectious diseases are one of a suite of factors implicated in the declines and extinctions of amphibians worldwide. One such disease, chytridiomycosis, is caused by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). Chytrid fungus was discovered in Alberta in 1999 from necropsies of...


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September 1, 2010

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The Sprague's pipit is a small, ground-nesting songbird which, in Alberta, is found almost exclusively on native prairie. The bird is designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta due to its large historic population decline and potential for continuing habitat alteration. This plan provides...


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March 1, 2010

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The piping plover, a small shorebird that breeds on sand or gravel beaches on the Atlantic cost, Great Lakes and Great Plains, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. In Alberta, piping plovers have been reported from at least 86 lakes in the southern half of the province. The goal of this recovery...


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March 1, 2010

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The piping plover is an endangered species in Alberta. In 2001, the Alberta Piping Plover Recovery Team was formed, and an inaugural recovery plan (2002-2004) was launched. An updated plan, with similar goals, strategies and activities was drafted in 2005. These recovery plans describe a variety...


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July 1, 2009

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In Alberta, the loggerhead shrike is considered to be a Species of Special Concern. Since 1987, a prairie-wide roadside survey has been conducted every five years to monitor populations. This report summarizes results of the 2008 survey conducted in Alberta.


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March 1, 2008

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Alberta's northern leopard frog recovery plan identifies habitat modelling as an action item. A habitat model could aid in predicting location sites that support previously unknown populations and as a tool in the assessment of reintroduction sites. In 2005, a detailed population survey was...


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November 1, 2007

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Buffalo Lake is one of the largest lakes in central Alberta and is recognized as being important for breeding waterbirds. The lake is also becoming increasingly popular for recreational and other developments. Several planning exercises are underway that will guide development and land use around...