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January 1, 2019

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A synopsis of provincial recovery implementation actions related to the whitebark pine and limber pine recovery plans. This document supports accountability and transparency in tracking and implementing recovery actions and priorities. A list of partner agencies supporting Alberta's recovery...


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August 14, 2017

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Provincial recovery plans for whitebark pine and limber pine cover a large area that crosses jurisdictions. This fact sheet presents collaboration, partnerships and accomplishments.


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November 1, 2015

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Whitebark pine and limber pine trees can live over 1,000 years. They establish and grow at high elevations under harsh conditions that many other trees cannot tolerate including windy, dry conditions, in poor soils, and at treeline. Whitebark pine and limber pine may establish rapidly after fire,...


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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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June 17, 2014

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Alberta’s battle against mountain pine beetle is moving beyond the province’s aggressive control strategies to include increasing focus on rehabilitating forests affected by infestations. At the same time, determining best approaches to restoring ecosystems damaged by beetle can mean answering as...


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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, 2012

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This resource was designed to bring the biology and issues surrounding the mountain pine beetle into the spotlight for junior high science students in Alberta and British Columbia.


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January 1, 2012

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Presents quick facts on whitebark and limber pine: their status, description, habitats, and their interactions with other species.


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January 1, 2010

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Cold winter temperatures can reduce mountain pine beetle populations. This fact sheet looks at how cold temperatures affect the beetles and the difficulty in accurately determining over-winter mortality among the mountain pine beetle population.


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July 1, 2008

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This wildlife status report looks at the limber pine, one of five pine species native to Alberta. Widely distributed throughout the western United States, in Canada it is confined to the Montane subregion of the Rocky Mountain Natural Region in Alberta and to a few small disjunct stands in the...