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Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Tags: ecological surveys

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March 8, 2012

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While most of the larger (macromoths) are relatively well known, the same cannot be said for many of the smaller micromoths. Identifications, especially of the latter, can, at times, be difficult or are at present impossible, until such time as revisionary studies are made. Also, genitalic...


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March 8, 2012

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Rochon Sands Provincial Park, on the south side of Buffalo Lake in south-central Alberta, is located 24 km northwest of Stettler. Ecologically it is found in the Aspen Parkland. These studies, conducted annually between 2006 and 2009 and again in 2011, present information on the distribution and...


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July 10, 2011

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An ecological survey of the Park by Kondla & Smith (1972) came up with an impressive 148 species of birds, 25 of mammals, and 225 of flowering plants. Later studies by Wallis (1977), Nordstrom and Wilkinson (1980), Campbell (1983) and Lohr (1993) have added to these totals. The present report...


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November 30, 2007

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The main objective of the spring and summer bryophyte surveys was to document the occurrence of rare species at several sites in William A. Switzer Provincial Park and to mitigate possible damage as a result of trail maintenance activities, including the creation of new trail segments, mechanical...


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August 31, 2007

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No rare plant species or special plant communities were observed during the spring rare vascular plant survey. Two potentially rare species observed along the Jarvis Lake Trails should be rechecked later in the season to determine to the species level. The level of confidence in locating rare...


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August 15, 2007

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Miquelon Lake Provincial Park is a high use park in the Edmonton region and most of the campground and office infrastructure was very old and run down. As a result, Miquelon is undergoing a major capital upgrade with the addition of a new park centre. Most of the work within the strict Facility...


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June 29, 2007

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A list of lichens that occurred in ten surveyed sites of William A Switzer Provincial Park was compiled and rare lichens that occurred in these sites were assessed following the protocol of ANHIC for rare plants. Rare lichens found in the park were: Baeomyces rufus, Collema subflaccidum,...


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March 24, 2007

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Insect collecting was targeted to the major ecotypes within the park. Many people contributed specimens for this study. Most arthropods collected were preserved in 70% ethanol or killed and placed in envelopes. Specimens were sorted and dispersed to other researchers to identify and curate....


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March 1, 2007

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The main goal of this portion of the study was to compile an inventory of the bird species present in the Kakwa Wildland Provincial Park. An attempt was made to determine the breeding status for each of the species through behavioural observations and/or subsequent observations such as nests or...