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Topics: Environment Organizations: Tourism, Parks, and Recreation (1992,2008-2014) Audience: Researchers

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June 4, 2014

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Natural ecological communities are defined as recurring assemblages of plant species; the species occurring together because they respond similarly to a variety of site attributes (Grossman et al 1994). The species that make up the assemblage often show an affinity or association with each other...


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March 8, 2012

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The present paper incorporates the information in last year’s report along with that gathered in 2011. It also includes a number of redeterminations and additions to the information in the earlier reports Further, it follows the up-to-date order and taxonomy of Pohl et al. (2010), rather than...


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March 8, 2012

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The writer, now retired and living in Erskine, Alberta, has had a long-time interest in the natural flora and fauna of the province. In the spring of 2000, he commenced an examination of the moths of south-central Alberta, the purpose of which was to document the species present in various...


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March 8, 2012

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This report is of the Lepidoptera collected or observed by the author in a west-central Alberta area in the 13 year period from 1999 to 2011.


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March 16, 2009

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There is a small area Parkland Natural Region that is located in the northwest corner of Alberta along the banks of the Peace River. During 2005 and 2006 I began surveying Lepidoptera in this area. The habitat targeted was the Peace River Parkland Subregion that consists of open grassland with...


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December 10, 2008

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A rare lichen survey was conducted in selected areas of Pigeon Lake Provincial Park (PLPP) from October 14 to 18, 2008. The main objective of the survey was to document the occurrence of rare lichens and mitigate possible damage as a result of infrastructure upgrade activities, including the...


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June 1, 2008

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Three factors were considered in selecting Moose Lake Provincial Park as a study area for collecting Lepidoptera in 2005. There is a wide diversity of habitats within the park. There was a lack of literature on Lepidoptera for the park. And the park is close to the Saskatchewan border. These...


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April 1, 2008

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The purpose of the lepidoptera survey in Willmore WP was to provide an annotated summary of the species that occur within the park, including notes on such parameters as relative abundance, distribution patterns, range extensions and any other relevant biological or behavioural information. This...


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March 4, 2008

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Willmore Wilderness Park is located in the northern portion of Alberta's Rocky Mountains just west of Grand Cache and north of Jasper National Park. Habitats suitable for odonates are found throughout the park and include ponds, peatlands, subalpine lakes and streams. Over the past eight years...


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March 1, 2008

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Over 4000 beetles were collected of which 2060 were pinned and curated. Many more were discarded in the field as duplicates of very common species. Of the 2464 species of beetles reported in Alberta (Bousquet 1991), representatives of 36 families and 318 species were found in Willmore (includes...