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Greater Short-horned Lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi): COSEWIC assessment and status report 2018

Oct 9, 2019 ..., or geographically or genetically distinct population of animal, plant or other organism, other than a bacterium or virus, that is wild by nature and is either native to Canada or has extended its range into Canada without human intervention and has been present in Canada for at least 50 years. Extinct (X) A wildlife species that no longer exists. Extirpated (XT) A wildlife

Stressors - Science and conservation

Oct 3, 2019 ... at Point Pelee National Park. High DDT levels have been correlated with reduced frog populations and species loss in several other parks and wildlife reserves along the northern edge of Lake Erie; Alien species Invading non-native species, both plants and animals, cause problems for parks across Canada. In Point Pelee National Park, garlic mustard is invading

Haley Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Nov 14, 2019 ... information Importance of the sanctuary: migratory birds and other wildlife Located approximately midway between Port L’Hebert Harbour and the Sable River estuary in Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Haley Lake Migratory Bird Sanctuary is an important area for many species of birds especially Canada goose and American black duck. In the early fall, these two species

Beckett Creek Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Nov 14, 2019 .... The predominant soil type of the wetland part is heavy marine clay which has limitations for agricultural use due to poor drainage. A variety of emergent, submergent and floating plants form the aquatic vegetation component. Southward, along Beckett Creek, a river terrace supports a grove of mixed deciduous trees, including silver maple, American elm, basswood, red ash

Ecosystems and Habitats - Point Pelee National Park

Nov 26, 2019 ...—the plants here do not need much water to survive You wouldn’t think a lot of wildlife and vegetation could survive in this harsh and exposed habitat, but the warm sun and dry environment are exactly what savannah species need. Shoreline Savannah Similar to the Red Cedar Savannah, but found along the beach habitat of the park. Woodland Woodland is an in-between

Why here? - National Parks

Sep 16, 2019 ... the diversity of vegetation and landscape features of representative ecosystems; maintain the ecological integrity of wildlife habitat and plant species; and provide opportunities for quality visitor experiences such as recreational activities and the presentation of natural and cultural heritage. In the specific case of Thaidene Nene, an important aspect

Anderson River Delta Migratory Bird Sanctuary

Nov 14, 2019 ... within the sanctuary attracts many species that are considered to be at the northern limit of their range in North America such as warblers, thrushes, swallows and sparrows. The great variety of plant life in this area also attracts a high diversity of songbirds (passerines). Many species use Anderson River Delta as breeding grounds including: greater white

Species at risk - Waterton Lakes National Park

Nov 19, 2019 ... protected in national parks? Through the Canada National Parks Act, all plants, animals and natural objects in national parks are protected. Parks Canada gives special attention to species listed in the Species at Risk Act (SARA) and to those that have been assessed as being of conservation concern by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada

CER – Electricity Filing Manual – Chapter 6 – Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment

Nov 25, 2019 ... of reliance. Describe and substantiate the methods used for any surveys such as those pertaining to wildlife, fisheries, plants, species at risk or species of special status, soils, heritage resources or traditional land use and for establishing the baseline setting for the atmospheric and acoustic environment. If the season for a particular survey was not optimal

Yellow Scarab Hunter Wasp (Dielis pilipes): COSEWIC assessment and status report 2018

Oct 9, 2019 ... in Canada. Designations are made on native species for the following taxonomic groups: mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, arthropods, molluscs, vascular plants, mosses, and lichens. COSEWIC membership COSEWIC comprises members from each provincial and territorial government wildlife agency, four federal entities (Canadian Wildlife Service, Parks Canada

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