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Tags: rodents

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November 1, 2017

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Albertans have enjoyed living without the menace of rats since 1950, when the provincial rat control program was established. Norway rats are well known to be extremely destructive creatures. The...


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June 1, 2017

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Norway rats are one of the most destructive creatures known to man. They destroy and contaminate untold quantities of food, and through their tunneling activities, undermine the foundations of...


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December 1, 2016

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People generally relate skunks to the foul-smelling, defensive spray they discharge when scared or threatened. Generally, people avoid skunks and have little tolerance for their presence. In many...


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April 1, 2015

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Presents background information on the Ord's kangaroo rat, including its risk category and where it can be found in Alberta. Lists the recovery plan in effect and the recovery goal for the Ord's...


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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...


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July 1, 2012

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This fact sheet presents summary of information about how to manage Richardson's ground squirrels


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August 1, 2010

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Ord’s kangaroo rat is a small, nocturnal rodent adapted to arid environments. It is considered an endangered species both in Alberta and nationally. The recovery plan identifies a number of...


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March 1, 2010

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This report provides recommended methods for translocating Ord's kangaroo rats in Alberta based on the successes and limitations observed in previous studies, with particular consideration of the...


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July 1, 2009

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This recovery plan identifies the development of beneficial management practices (BMPs) for Ord's kangaroo rat as a recovery action contributing to the maintenance and recovery of this species in...


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April 16, 2009

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Summarizes information about rabbit and rodent management in Alberta, and the role of Alberta's Wildlife Act in regulating how they can be harvested or controlled in the province.