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December 12, 2018

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This science support document provides a summary of biological and policy rationale for the Critical Habitat of Aquatic Species at Risk Wildlife Sensitivity Layer. Additionally, the science support documents can be used by anyone to learn about a Wildlife Sensitivity Layer and its connection to...


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January 1, 2018

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This is a compilation of previously documented and newly discovered records of the western grebe in Alberta through 2016. The report greatly expands the number of lakes known to be occupied during the breeding season (1 May to 31 August) to 318, from a previous estimate of 80. The report suggests...


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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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September 1, 2014

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The Athabasca rainbow trout, a small salmonid native to small streams and rivers of the upper Athabasca watershed, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to increase the number of Athabasca rainbow trout populations in low risk categories by a minimum of 10 per cent...


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August 1, 2014

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This guide focuses on species listed as Endangered, Threatened or Species of Special Concern within Alberta.


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June 4, 2014

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Natural ecological communities are defined as recurring assemblages of plant species; the species occurring together because they respond similarly to a variety of site attributes (Grossman et al 1994). The species that make up the assemblage often show an affinity or association with each other...


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January 1, 2014

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The stonecat, a small, bottom-dwelling fish that only occurs in one river system in Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the stonecat within its current range in the Milk River. The plan provides...


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January 1, 2014

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The shortjaw cisco, a freshwater fish that occurs at relatively low densities in lakes across central Canada, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain a self-sustaining population of shortjaw cisco in Barrow Lake, Alberta over the long term. The plan...


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March 1, 2013

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Trumpeter swan is the largest of all North American waterfowl. In Alberta, most of the trumpeter swan population is concentrated in the northwestern part of the province. The species is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to achieve a self-sustaining trumpeter swan...


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March 1, 2013

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Rocky Mountain sculpin, a bottom-dwelling fish found in Alberta only in the Milk River basin and upper St. Mary River basin of southern Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the Rocky Mountain sculpin...