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Tags: ecological classification

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January 1, 2020

Description

The Peace River Parkland Natural Subregion accounts for only 0.5 percent of the province and is characterised by gently rolling cultivated plains and steep south-facing grassy and forested slopes along the Peace River and its tributaries. Vegetation is a mosaic and dominated by forests of aspen...


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March 24, 2017

Description

The Boreal Subarctic natural subregion is found on elevated plateaus of far northern Alberta, and encompasses about three per cent of the Boreal Forest Natural Region. It is dominated by open black spruce bogs and peatland complexes with frozen organic soils and permafrost terrain. Moderately...


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February 24, 2017

Description

The Kazan Upland natural subregion occurs in the far northeastern corner of Alberta and occupies about 1.5 per cent of the province. The main area lies north of Lake Athabasca. Approximately 60 per cent of the landscape of the subregion is exposed precambrian bedrock. This guide presents...


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June 1, 2016

Description

The Dry and Central Mixedwood subregions cover nearly 40 per cent of the province. The vegetative communities in these subregions are important because they provide summer range for livestock, prime habitat for many species of wildlife, productive watersheds, recreational areas and timber...


Views: 478
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December 1, 2012

Description

The Dry and Central Mixedwood subregions cover nearly 40 per cent of the province. The vegetative communities in these subregions are important because they provide summer range for livestock, prime habitat for many species of wildlife, productive watersheds, recreational areas and timber...


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January 1, 2008

Description

The Montane subregion is one of the most diverse subregions in the province of Alberta, with a mosaic of different vegetative communities. This diversity means that these lands are valued for a multitude of uses, including summer range for livestock. However, there is little information available...


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January 1, 2007

Description

The Subalpine subregion is a Rocky Mountain altitudinal vegetation zone. The valley bottoms of the region are used for recreational horseback riding and commercial trail riding operations. As well, in the southern part of the subregion, extensive areas of the subalpine are used to forage cattle....


Views: 310
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January 1, 2007

Description

The Peace River Parkland accounts for under one per cent of the province. The vegetation in the region is a mosaic and is dominated by forests of aspen and white spruce, wetlands and small remnant grasslands on the uplands and on valley slopes. The vegetative communities in this subregion provide...


Views: 150
Updated

January 1, 2006

Description

The Dry and Central Mixedwood subregions cover nearly 40 per cent of the province. The vegetative communities in these subregions are important because they provide summer range for livestock, prime habitat for many species of wildlife, productive watersheds, recreational areas and timber...


Views: 250
Updated

January 1, 2006

Description

The Subalpine subregion is a Rocky Mountain altitudinal vegetation zone. The valley bottoms of the region are used for recreational horseback riding and commercial trail riding operations. As well, in the southern part of the subregion, extensive areas of the subalpine are used to forage cattle....