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Topics: Environment Tags: West Nile virus

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May 1, 2012

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This annual report provides information on the incidence of the West Nile virus (WNV) in Alberta and Alberta's actions to respond to the virus for the calendar year under review. In each year covered by an annual report, an interdepartmental committee was established to prepare a provincial...


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August 15, 2009

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However, since dead bird surveillance was initiated in Alberta, a great deal has been learned on WNv activity. We now know that suitable conditions for WNv are limited largely to the Grassland Natural Region of southeastern Alberta where conditions are most favourable for development of Culex...


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October 13, 2004

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The story of West Nile virus in North America is a very recent one. The virus arrived in New York in 1999 and established populations in migratory birds on the Atlantic Flyway. it then systematically increased its population and spread to birds on the other primary migration pathways, moving...


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April 1, 2004

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The greater sage-grouse is one of the most marvelous animals on the short-grass prairie. Each spring, males gather on open clay pans and do their dance of love. They joust for the preferred territory at the centre of the dancing ground (or lek), and then make complete fools of themselves. The...