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Last Modified

September 1, 2013

Description

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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Last Modified

August 1, 2010

Description

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 activities necessary to recover the species in Alberta, including identification of distribution, habitat...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2010

Description

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 unique properties of the Alberta population. This report also describes knowledge gaps and...


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Last Modified

July 1, 2009

Description

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 Alberta. The purpose of this document is to identify BMPs for resource managers and land user that...


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Last Modified

March 1, 2007

Description

The Alberta Recovery Plan for Ord's kangaroo rat calls for standardized population monitoring as a highly priority recovery activity. The purpose is to establish a long-term database that supports defensible, inter-annual comparisons of distribution, relative abundance, and survival, including:...


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Last Modified

January 1, 1997

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the Ord's kangaroo rat, a medium-sized, nocturnal rodent adapted for survival in arid environments. The species is widespread in western North America, but reaches the northern edge of its range in southeastern Alberta and southwestern Saskatchewan. There, it...