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Organizations: Environment (1971-1992,1999-2011) Tags: wildlife habitat

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January 1, 2006

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The Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians and aims to establish long-term amphibian population and distribution data while increasing public awareness of the importance of amphibians and their wetland habitat....


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January 1, 2005

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Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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January 1, 2004

Description

Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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January 1, 2003

Description

Field data collection for the Researching Amphibian Numbers in Alberta (RANA) program was initiated in 1997 in response to the global decline of amphibians. RANA has two primary objectives: to collect long-tenn data on amphibian species populations in Alberta, and to provide public education on...


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June 1, 2001

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Several reports have been prepared on the status of Alberta's native plant species. More recently, nonvascular plants have been given some attention and tracking lists have been developed. There is a relatively good information base for rare vascular species but a very limited one for rare...


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April 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the soapweed plant, a long-lived arid grassland perennial. Soapweed is distributed throughout the southwestern United States but is considered rare in Canada and occurs naturally at only two confirmed sites in Alberta along the Milk River and its tributary,...


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April 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the whooping crane, North America's tallest bird. Whooping crane numbers are stable and slowly increasing due to the results of a number of conservation efforts to restore the species after it reached a global population low of fewer than two dozen...


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March 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the bay-breasted warbler, a migrant songbird that breeds across the boreal forests of Canada and the northeastern United States and winters in Panama and northern South America. It is uncommon in most areas of Alberta and may be at risk in the province due to...


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March 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the Cape May warbler, a migrant songbird that breeds across the boreal forests of Canada and the northeastern United States and winters in the West Indies and the east coast of Central America. The Cape May warbler is uncommon in most areas of Alberta and...


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January 1, 2001

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This wildlife status report looks at the western spiderwort, a herbaceous perennial wildflower and the only species of Tradescantia native to Alberta. Widely distributed in the central United States, the western spiderwort is found at only four locations in Canada, one of which is along the old...