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155 results found for: "Wildlife conservation--Alberta."

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October 4, 2017

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The Wildlife Directive for Alberta Solar Energy Projects reviews the impacts that solar energy developments can have on wildlife, both directly and indirectly. Through a series of standards and best management practices, proponents can use the Directive to navigate their way through the planning,...


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May 23, 2017

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This wildlife status report looks at the Arctic grayling, a cold-water species of fish found in boreal and foothills streams in the Athabasca, Peace and Hay river drainages. The Arctic grayling is currently considered a Species of Special Concern in Alberta. This report is part of the Alberta...


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May 18, 2017

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This report is a summary of all Lepidoptera species that are known from the Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve. A total of 22 families and 309 species were collected in Wainwright Dunes Ecological Reserve including two that are provincially ranked as S1 and seven as S2.


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May 18, 2017

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This report is a summary of all lepidoptera species that are known from Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park. A total of 23 families and 354 species were collected in Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park including 11 that are provincially ranked as S1 and 22 as S2.


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May 18, 2017

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Alberta Lepidoptera Inventories are initiated by both the Alberta Government and members of the Alberta Lepidopterist Guild (ALG) who are working together to document all species found in Alberta’s Parks and Protected Areas. Resulting species lists are used by personnel in resource management...


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May 2, 2017

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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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May 2, 2017

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The long-billed curlew is the largest member of the sandpiper family and is distinguishable by its long downward curved bill and large size. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta and Canada due to the contraction of its range and small, possibly declining, population....


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May 1, 2016

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The hare-footed locoweed is a tufted, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant growing from a stout taproot crowned by leaves with silvery hairs. It has attractive pink, pea-like flowers. It has been a designated Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it has a small distribution and there is...


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May 1, 2016

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Recovery plans include an analysis of species' distribution and population trends, threats and conservation actions. It also outlines goals, objectives, associated broader strategies and specific priority actions required to maintain or recover threatened or endangered species.


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April 1, 2016

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This guide provides a standard approach in deciding grizzly bear management responses. It is a resource for government staff who must act in situations of conflict where clear, concise and consistent direction is needed. The guide harmonizes with the province's Grizzly Bear Recovery Plan and is...