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Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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Last Modified

April 1, 2001

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Wildhay Glacial Cascades Natural Area was officially established on December 20, 2000. This natural area covers approximately 25 square kilometres (1,233 hectares) preserving a special part of Alberta’s natural heritage within the Foothills Natural Region. Natural areas protect special and...


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April 1, 2001

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Brazeau Canyon Wildland Park is 50.4 square km (5,039 ha) in size. It was established on December 20, 2000. The park protects the Brazeau River valley and adjacent uplands, and includes the former Muskiki Lake Natural Area and the western part of Marshybank Ecological Reserve. Wildland parks are...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2001

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to introduce agri-tourism festivals and special events as opportunities for farm and ranch managers within rural agricultural regions. This overview focuses on the key management issues associated with developing and operating festivals and special events in...


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March 1, 2001

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The purpose of this fact sheet series is to help producers and processors understand the key elements needed to manage a business. This fact sheet discusses some of the basic components and strategies of providing farm tours.


Views: 63
Last Modified

February 1, 2001

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The purpose of this fact sheet is to profile accommodation and related activities as agri-tourism business options for farm and ranch families. This overview focuses on key management issues for farm and ranch families considering the development and operation of a country vacation enterprise in...


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Last Modified

December 1, 1999

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Birds, fish and mammals are known predators of cultured fish. Bird predation is the major source of fish loss at aquaculture facilities. Predatory fish can also be a major concern to fish stocks, followed by mammal predation to a much lesser extent. The diversity of Alberta’s aquaculture...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1993

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The information in this fact sheet was prepared five decades ago by Dr. J.T. Slykhuis and Dr. J.E. Andrews at the Agriculture Canada, Lethbridge Research Station. With a few minor revisions, all their virus control information is as valid now as it was then. Wheat streak mosaic, which is probably...