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December 18, 2017

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Alberta's Draft Provincial Woodland Caribou Range Plan is a made-in-Alberta plan that will help stabilize, recover and ultimately achieve self-sustaining caribou populations while protecting jobs and the economy. The plan proposes a variety of approaches, including restoration of legacy...


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September 1, 2014

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The Athabasca rainbow trout, a small salmonid native to small streams and rivers of the upper Athabasca watershed, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to increase the number of Athabasca rainbow trout populations in low risk categories by a minimum of 10 per cent...


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September 1, 2014

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Limber pine, a slow-growing, long-lived species of pine which grows in the Montane and lower Supalpine natural subregions of western Alberta, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to conserve existing populations and habitat while restoring populations across the...


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February 20, 2014

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This directive has been developed in response to the federal emergency order for the Protection of the Greater Sage-Grouse, which addresses imminent threats to specified habitat in order to stabilize the sage-grouse population. Land use application and approval processes under the authority of...


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January 1, 2014

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The stonecat, a small, bottom-dwelling fish that only occurs in one river system in Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the stonecat within its current range in the Milk River. The plan provides...


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January 1, 2014

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The shortjaw cisco, a freshwater fish that occurs at relatively low densities in lakes across central Canada, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain a self-sustaining population of shortjaw cisco in Barrow Lake, Alberta over the long term. The plan...


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January 1, 2014

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Alberta whitebark pine, a slow-growing, long-lived species which grows in the high mountain forests of western Alberta at treeline and in upper subalpine forests, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to conserve existing populations and habitat while restoring...


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September 1, 2013

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The Ord's kangaroo rat, a nocturnal rodent highly adapted for survival in arid environments, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to ensure a viable, naturally self-sustaining population of Ord's kangaroo rats such that the species is no longer at risk of...


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September 1, 2013

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The greater sage-grouse, the largest species of grouse in North America, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goals of this recovery plan are to enhance and maintain habitat for the greater sage-grouse and to achieve recovery of the species to a level that provides for sustainable recreational...


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March 1, 2013

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Soapweed and yucca moths have both been listed as Endangered in Alberta. Soapweeds (commonly known as yucca) and yucca moths have an obligate mutual relationship such that neither species can survive without the other. This plan provides background information on both species, describes the...