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March 1, 2021

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Presents the results of an aerial survey of wood bison in the Hay-Zama region from February 19-22, 2020. Aerial surveys are the primary method used to assess the population size, distribution, population trends and herd composition of ungulates in Alberta. This information supports the effective...


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August 1, 2018

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Map showing the Upper Red Deer River Special Bison Area adjacent to Banff National Park, approximately 60 kilometres west of Sundre and encompassing the Ya Ha Tinda Ranch and nearby area. The designated area is intended to support the efforts of Banff National Park to reintroduce bison by...


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June 1, 2018

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Presents the results of an aerial survey of wood bison in the Hay-Zama region in February and March of 2018. Aerial surveys are the primary method used to assess the population size, distribution, population trends and herd composition of ungulates in Alberta. This information supports the...


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December 31, 2017

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As a result of the program initiated by Alberta Culture and Tourism in response to the widespread flooding of 2013, a series of previously unidentified archaeological sites were recorded northwest of Calgary on a tributary of the Bow River, Jumpingpound Creek, near the confluence of the two...


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June 1, 2017

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These annual reports highlight progress on activities related to Managing disease risk in Northern Alberta wood bison. This includes updates on the three broad components; Hay-Zama wild bison herd management; disease surveillance and risk reduction east of highway 35; and monitoring populations...


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January 1, 2017

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This wildlife status report looks at the wood bison, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. This report summarizes the history and ecology of the wood bison, causes for its decline, current pressures, recovery and conservation efforts, and its current status in Alberta. It is part of...


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November 1, 2016

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This document is intended to serve as a reference for biologists conducting aerial ungulate surveys using distance sampling techniques. Based on the wide acceptance of distance sampling methods and the success of earlier studies, Alberta is moving towards implementing distance sampling methods...


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July 1, 2016

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Presents the results of an aerial survey of wood bison in the Hay-Zama region in February 2016. Aerial surveys are the primary method used to assess the population size, distribution, population trends and herd composition of ungulates in Alberta. This information supports the effective...


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January 1, 2016

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For a number of years, the Royal Alberta Museum displayed a seventh cervical bison vertebra from north central Alberta that exhibited a severe pathology resulting from a humanly inflicted wound. This article provides a detailed description of this specimen and the embedded projectile point...


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February 1, 2011

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Tuberculosis and brucellosis in free-ranging bison in and around Wood Buffalo National Park represent a health risk for domestic cattle and bison and disease-free wild bison in the region. This two-page fact sheet provides a brief overview of the risk and the interim approach the Government of...