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10 results found for: "Wetland management--Alberta."

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June 1, 2017

Description

As part of any application to impact wetlands, applicants must ensure that a qualified practitioner has assessed all of the wetlands that may be impacted and prepared a Wetland Assessment and Impact Report. This document is meant to provide clear instructions for preparation of this report.


Views: 611
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May 1, 2017

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As of May 1, 2017, Alberta Environment and Parks will require signoff of an authenticating professional on regulatory documents submitted under the Alberta Wetland Policy. These same individuals will provide professional oversight on wetland replacement projects. The mobilization of this highly...


Views: 818
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November 1, 2016

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The purpose of this Directive is to provide assurance to the Department that wetland restoration actions are meeting intended outcomes to restore wetland area and function. This Directive provides direction to Wetland Replacement Agents (WRA) who undertake wetland restoration actions. This...


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July 4, 2016

Description

This guide serves as a manual with instructions and references for using the ABWRET-A methodoloty to assess the relative value of wetlands in the Boreal and Foothills Natural Regions of Alberta. ABWRET-A is a standardized method for rapidly assessing some of the important natural functions of all...


Views: 34
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July 4, 2016

Description

In the fall of 2013, the Government of Alberta announced a new wetland policy for the province. The goal of the Alberta Wetland Policy is to conserve, restore, protect, and manage Alberta’s wetlands to sustain the benefits they provide to the environment, society and the economy. This two-page...


Views: 79
Last Modified

June 15, 2016

Description

In the fall of 2013, the Government of Alberta announced a new wetland policy for the province. The goal of the Alberta Wetland Policy is to conserve, restore, protect, and manage Alberta’s wetlands to sustain the benefits they provide to the environment, society and the economy. This two-page...


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June 1, 2015

Description

Explains how to identify wetlands and delineate their ecological boundaries. The purpose of this directive is to improve accuracy and consistency of wetland boundaries, areas and assessment by providing standardized identification and delineation methods.


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September 1, 2013

Description

The Alberta Wetland Policy provides the strategic direction and tools required to make informed management decisions in the long-term interest of Albertans. The policy will minimize the loss and degradation of wetlands, while allowing for continued growth and economnic development in the...


Views: 128
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February 1, 2007

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This guide has been written for government regulators, land developers, the public, wetland restoration agencies, and government departments whose mandates or activities affect wetlands. It explains how applications under the Water Act will be reviewed when loss of wetland area will occur. It...


Views: 72
Last Modified

March 1, 2006

Description

Wetlands cover approximately 21 per cent of the land area of the province of Alberta and are unique ecosystems that provide several valuable ecological economic functions including water storage and flood attenuation, erosion control, water quality improvement and habitat for various plant and...