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April 1, 2018

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This report summarizes the status and gaps of Alberta’s forest genetic resources archived in gene and clone banks administered by the Government of Alberta under the auspices of the Alberta Tree Improvement and Seed Centre over the past 40 years. Reporting publicly provides Albertans and...


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May 1, 2016

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The hare-footed locoweed is a tufted, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant growing from a stout taproot crowned by leaves with silvery hairs. It has attractive pink, pea-like flowers. It has been a designated Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it has a small distribution and there is...


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March 1, 2016

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Alberta is at risk of losing a number of plant species because of the extensive loss of native prairie to agriculture and the deliberate suppression of sand dune habitats that occurred during settlement of the province. This brochure provides a brief description of eight different plant species...


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August 1, 2013

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Porsild's bryum is a small moss that is naturally rare and widely scattered throughout the northern hemisphere. In Canada, there are a total of 17 known populations with six of these occurring in Alberta. The Alberta Porsild's Bryum Recovery Plan identifies actions required to maintain or restore...


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July 1, 2013

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This report provides a summary of the APA Program from 2009 to 2011. APA has successfully acquired funds and in-kind contributions to support the three field seasons of work from 2009 to 2011. During the three years, in-kind contributions have increased significantly. Over 100 volunteers...


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March 1, 2013

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Western spiderwort, an herbaceous perennial flowering plant native to sand dune habitats and found in Alberta at only one location in the extreme southeast corner of the province, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain the existing habitat and...


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October 1, 2012

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The tiny cryptantha, a small annual herb in the Borage family, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. This designation was based on the small area of occupancy of species in the province, and its small and possibly declining provincial population. The goal of the recovery plan is to maintain the...


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September 1, 2012

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This wildlife status report looks at the hare-footed locoweed, a tufted, low-growing perennial herbaceous plant with silvery hairs and pink, pea-like flowers endemic to southwestern Alberta and western Montana. It is considered as "may be at risk" in Alberta because of a small number of...


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October 1, 2010

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Porsild's bryum is a disjunct moss found in British Columbia, Alberta, Newfoundland and Nunavut. In Alberta, where it is listed as Endangered, it is found in 12 small subpopulations in the Rockies from Kananaskis to Willmore Wilderness Park. The goal of this recovery plan is to ensure long-term...


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March 1, 2010

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The Adopt-a-Plant Alberta program was initiated in 2005 to help address the shortage of information on population size and occurrence of most rare plants and lichens in Alberta. This information is needed to carry out provincial detailed status assessments of species. The idea behind the program...