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

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May 1, 2007

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Provides information on amphibians that might be seen in Fish Creek Provincial Park (including the wood frog, tiger salamander, northern leopard frog, and boreal chorus frog) and steps visitors can take to help perserve healthy populations of amphibians in the park.


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April 24, 2007

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Provincial Parks and other areas where natural vegetation is protected are of great value as the flora and fauna present in them is typical of what was in Alberta before widespread agricultural activities replaced them with flora and fauna that was reduced in numbers and made up of species that...


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April 1, 2007

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Alberta’s wildland parks preserve and protect natural landscapes and ecological processes and provide opportunities for backcountry recreation. In some wildland parks, trails and primitive backcountry campsites are provided to minimize visitor impacts on natural heritage values. Whitehorse...


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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...


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March 1, 2007

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This report is based on the 2006 Travel Activities and Motivations Survey (TAMS), which was conducted between January and June 2006 and which examined the recreational activities and travel habits of Canadians and Americans. The survey provides detailed information on travellers’ activities,...


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January 1, 2007

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This report is based on the 2006 Travel Activities and Motivations Survey (TAMS), which was conducted between January and June 2006 and which examined the recreational activities and travel habits of Canadians and Americans. The survey provides detailed information on travellers’ activities,...


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January 1, 2007

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Cataract Creek is managed as a Snow Vehicles Zone within a Forest Land Use Zone. This ensures that its recreation values are maintained for public use. The area is part of the Central Rockies Ecosystem. The wildlife that you see here move throughout this large ecosystem. To help protect the...


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January 1, 2007

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In July 2004, areas within Birch Mountains Wildland Provincial Park were surveyed to document small patch ecological communities. Small patch ecological communities add considerably to the diversity of a site, harbouring flora and potentially fauna dependent on these specialized habitats. They...


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January 1, 2007

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Rattlesnakes : The word strikes fear into the hearts of many, but it is a fear which is undeserved. Prairie rattlesnakes are occasionally seen a Writing-on-Stone, but there is no need for visitors to be concerned. To find out more about this fascinating creature and to learn about “snake safety”,...