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Topics: Environment

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July 1, 1998

Description

The report covers three areas. First, it proposes a process to identify “special features” in Alberta and define their conservation status. This process is intended to complement the coarse filter or “top down” approach of Alberta’s Special Places program which attempts to capture environmental...


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Last Modified

March 5, 1998

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The purpose of this study was to conduct a floristic and plant community survey in order to document the occurrence and location of rare or otherwise significant plant species and communities of the Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area uplands. Site conditions are described for significant plant...


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Last Modified

March 1, 1998

Description

Elbow-Sheep Wildland Provincial Park is located in Kananaskis Country approximately 70 kilometres west of Calgary. The intent of a wildland park is to retain large areas of high quality, natural landscape where opportunities for backcountry recreation and tourism activities such as hiking, trail...


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Last Modified

July 1, 1997

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The Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP) focuses on conserving the biological diversity of Alberta's native prairie ecosystems. PCAP recognizes the past and present role of ranching in preserving the prairie ecosystem. It also recognizes the heritage value of the prairie, along with its...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1997

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The purpose of this study was to conduct floristic surveys, identify and document the location of rare vascular and non-vascular native plants, and describe the site conditions where observed rare plants occur as information for the management of the natural resources of the Blackfoot Provincial...


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Last Modified

October 31, 1996

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This discussion paper has been prepared for the purposes of obtaining a better understanding of the roles and importance of parks and protected areas. It is intended to foster informed debate and not to prescribe any particular conclusions or actions.


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January 1, 1992

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Presents for visitors precautions to be taken when enjoying plants and animals at the Cardinal River Divide.


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Last Modified

May 18, 1973

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The methodology of environmental impact analyses incorporates the principle of subjective assessment of the impacts of the separate actions which comprise the project upon various factors of the environment. The significant factors relating to effects on the physical and chemical characteristics...