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March 30, 2016

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This wildlife status report looks at the woodland caribou. The woodland subspecies of the caribou is distributed across the forested and mountainous regions of Canada, including northern and west-central Alberta. The woodland caribou is included on the list of species that may be at risk in...


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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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March 1, 2016

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MULTISAR is a program focused on multi-species conservation at the landscape level that promotes stewardship through voluntary participation of landholders on both Crown and private lands. The program is a collaborative effort among landholders, Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta...


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March 1, 2016

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List of Endangered and Threatened Species currently listed under Alberta's Wildlife Act and other species assessed by the Endangered Species Conservation Committee (ESCC) and its Scientific Subcommittee (SSC).


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February 1, 2016

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The barred owl has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it requires large tracts of old mixedwood forests and is subject to increased predation risk as these forests become more fragmented in Alberta. This plan provides background information on the species and outlines...


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February 1, 2016

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. It is currently listed as an Endangered species under Albert’s Wildlife Act. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since...


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January 1, 2016

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The long-toed salamander has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because it has a limited breeding range, populations are isolated and discontinuously distributed, it appears to be vulnerable to various types of habitat disturbance, and some populations may be declining. This...


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January 1, 2016

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The prairie rattlesnake has been designated a Species of Special Concern in Alberta because the population is likely to continue to decline if current activities and trends persist, and the population size and area of occupancy are small. This plan provides background information on the species...


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December 1, 2015

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In 2008, a collaborative project was initiated between Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and Alberta Environment and Parks to augment the remaining Canadian population of Greater sage-grouse in southeastern Alberta. Over a two year period (2011-2012) 41 sage-grouse were captured in Montana and...


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December 1, 2015

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The ferruginous hawk is a large raptor within the Grassland Natural Region of Alberta; inhabiting areas dominated by native prairie. The provincial ferruginous hawk population has been estimated every five years since 1982, except between the years 1993 and 1999. The population estimate is based...