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Topics: Environment Organizations: Tourism, Parks, and Recreation (1992,2008-2014) Information Type: publications

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March 1, 2017

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Welcome to Aquatic Ecosystems: The Elbow River, a field study designed for Bio 20 students. This is a curriculum-connected full-day study of the Elbow River with multidisciplinary post-activity support. The intent of this program is to provide a hands-on, engaging outdoor component, which will...


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March 1, 2017

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This is a curriculum-connected full-day study of the Elbow River with multidisciplinary preparatory and post-activity support. The intent of this program is to provide a hands-on, engaging outdoor component, which will meet the needs of grades 8, Unit E: Freshwater and Saltwater Systems and grade...


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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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June 1, 2014

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This document presents how to assess similarities between observed ecological communities. An ecological community is defined as a distinct assemblage of plant species with similar total species composition and vegetation structure that can often be associated with particular environmental...


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March 8, 2012

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This report documents the presence of species of 236 moths and 16 butterflies and skippers in an area of aspen (Populus tremuloides) woods in south-central Alberta. To put things into perspective, Pohl et al (2010) document 2367 species of Lepidoptera for Alberta. Of the 14 major areas involved...


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March 8, 2012

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The Lepidoptera of the area was studied on 13 different days (30 trap nights) from June 27 to August 15 in the years 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. All collected specimens were databased and information on most is available on the Virtual Museum website of the University of Alberta...


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March 8, 2012

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Tolman Bridge, is located in the valley of the Red Deer River, 18 km (10 miles) east of the town of Trochu. The bridge and adjoining Park land are in the north half of section 14, range 22, township 34, west of the Fourth Meridian. The coordinates at the bridge are 51.503N and 113.009W. The...


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March 8, 2012

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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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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...