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March 16, 2016

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The FISHES program will take collaborative, partnership-based approach to planning and project implementation such that post-flood impacts to fish and fish habitat from remedial works are minimized and habitat enhancement projects planned by the government, partners or stakeholders are...


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June 5, 2014

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This fact sheet provides an overview of how applications under the Water Act will be reviewed when loss of wetland area will occur. It also explains wetland compensation; a process to help reduce loss of wetland area by restoring drained or altered naturally occurring wetlands.


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April 1, 2009

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All farms in Alberta require a safe and dependable supply of good water. To accomplish this goal requires some planning. Start by estimating the average daily water requirements and annual water requirements.


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October 1, 2008

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Dugout aeration improves water quality by maintaining dissolved oxygen levels. Of all the methods used for improving dugout water quality while it is in the dugout, aeration is the most effective and practical technique.


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Last Modified

February 1, 2007

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This guide has been written for government regulators, land developers, the public, wetland restoration agencies, and government departments whose mandates or activities affect wetlands. It explains how applications under the Water Act will be reviewed when loss of wetland area will occur. It...


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Last Modified

February 1, 2005

Description

Dugouts provide water for a variety of purposes. They can be used as a source for domestic (household) water supplies, livestock watering, as well as raising fish for enjoyment or profit. If the dugout is constructed properly and in a suitable location, very little maintenance is required. If...


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January 1, 2002

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Wetland Ecosystems: A Field Study has been developed to assist Grade 5 teachers who wish to teach Topic E of the Grade 5 Alberta Science curriculum, entitled Wetland Ecosystems. This booklet has been written for teachers who plan to take their class to a wetland ecosystem and conduct a field...


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Last Modified

August 1, 2001

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Seepage from dugouts often results in serious water losses. In many parts of the province, dugouts provide the only available water source, owing to poor quality or unavailable groundwater. In these areas, it is important to reduce seepage losses. The amount of seepage loss in a dugout depends on...


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Last Modified

April 1, 1999

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If your fish-rearing pond is constructed to allow the passage of water in and out of the impoundment, you need a permanent barrier restricting fish movement. Water passage could be from continuous flows, such as wells, aquifers and springs, or intermittent flows, such as annual runoff or flooding...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1999

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The Pond Pals field study is designed to encourage students to explore a pond community and find out how the different plants and animals meet their basic needs in this community. A pre-field study activity introduces students to the needs of plants and animals living in a pond community. A...