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

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September 1, 2008

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Nature is given a helping hand in Fish Creek Provincial Park by wetlands constructed to collect storm water runoff from streets in the surrounding communities. This information sheet explains how a number of engineered wetlands throughout Fish Creek Provincial Park work to collectively filter...


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December 1, 2007

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Fish Creek Provincial Park is an oasis of nature surrounded by urban development. The various habitats in the Park offer refuge for a wide variety of bird species. Without this natural area and others like it in the city, many of these birds would not be able to exist in Calgary. This information...


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August 1, 2007

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Hay-Zama Lakes Wildland Park preserves a huge 486-square-kilometre wetland located approximately 120 kilometres west of High Level that is visited by thousands of waterfowl each year. The Hay-Zama Lakes area has long been recognized by Aboriginal peoples for its natural values, and conservation...


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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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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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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”,...


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June 1, 2006

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Fish Creek Provincial Park has several of the known snake hibernacula (group wintering dens) in south central Alberta. This information sheet provides information on snakes in Fish Creek Provincial Park and what visitors should keep in mind if they see a snake in the park.


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June 1, 2006

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Describes the past and current presence of Great Blue Herons in Fish Creek Provincial Park.