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Topics: Environment Organizations: Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture (2006-2008) Tags: moths

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March 8, 2012


Rochon Sands Provincial Park, on the south side of Buffalo Lake in south-central Alberta, is located 24 km northwest of Stettler. Ecologically it is found in the Aspen Parkland. These studies, conducted annually between 2006 and 2009 and again in 2011, present information on the distribution and...

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July 10, 2011


An ecological survey of the Park by Kondla & Smith (1972) came up with an impressive 148 species of birds, 25 of mammals, and 225 of flowering plants. Later studies by Wallis (1977), Nordstrom and Wilkinson (1980), Campbell (1983) and Lohr (1993) have added to these totals. The present report...

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April 24, 2007


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...