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March 1, 2019

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This report recounts results from an aerial ungulate survey conducted in Wildlife Management Unit 254 (WMU 254) in 2016. Aerial surveys are the primary method used to assess the population size, distribution, population trends and herd composition of ungulates in Alberta. This information...


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March 1, 2019

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Annual surveys for mountain goats have been conducted in the Willmore Wilderness Park and adjacent areas since 1974, to collect data on population trends, distribution and herd composition, and to monitor the status of these mountain goat herds. The objectives of this survey were to assess the...


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March 1, 2019

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Moose populations in Wildlife Management Unit 359 declined abruptly following a winter tick outbreak over 2006 and 2007, and numbers have been slow to recover. The objectives of this survey were to assess the status of moose and mule deer since the previous 2008 area survey, and determine a...


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March 1, 2019

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The objectives of this survey were to assess the status of the moose population in Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) 356 since the previous 2002 survey, and determine a population estimate, population split for sex and age classes, and a density estimate. The survey was conducted using distance...


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March 1, 2019

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In February 2013, Alberta Fish and Wildlife surveyed the moose population in Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) 354 using distance sampling methods to estimate population density. This study was designed to estimate the population size and density of moose, the adult sex ratio, and calf ratio within...


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March 1, 2019

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The objectives of this survey were to assess the status of moose, white-tailed deer, mule deer and elk populations since the last survey in 2009, to determine a population estimate, population ratio for sex and age classes, and to determine a density estimate for moose and deer within Wildlife...


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February 1, 2019

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Presents the results of an aerial ungulate survey conducted in Wildlife Management Unit 514 (WMU 514) on January 6 and 7, 2017, using the distance sampling method. The objective of this distance survey was to estimate total population sizes, population densities, and sex ratios of moose and...


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February 1, 2019

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Presents the results of an aerial survey for moose conducted in Wildlife Management Unit 529 (WMU 529) from January 24 to 26, 2017, using distance sampling techniques. The objective of the 2017 survey was to assess the status of the moose population in WMU 529 by determining a population estimate...


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February 1, 2019

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Presents the results of an aerial ungulate survey conducted in Wildlife Management Unit (WMU) 502 on January 4 and 5, 2017, using the distance sampling method. The objective was to estimate total population sizes, population densities, and age and sex ratios for both moose and white-tailed deer....


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February 1, 2019

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Pronghorn antelope hunting opportunities are in high demand in Alberta, making the information collected during annual surveys a critical component of pronghorn management. This report provides detailed results of surveys conducted in 2017 and summarizes provincial pronghorn survey trends from...