Land

Residential, recreational and industrial land-use can influence the health of species and their habitats. Permanent and temporary changes to the landscape to support land use is tracked across the province.

Land use, climate change and ecological responses in the Upper North Saskatchewan and Red Deer River Basins: A scientific assessment

Land use, climate change and ecological responses in the Upper North Saskatchewan and Red Deer River Basins: A scientific assessment   Dan Farr, Colleen Mortimer, Faye Wyatt, Andrew Braid, Charlie Loewen, Craig Emmerton, Simon Slater       The Eastern Slopes of Canada’s Rocky Mountains have been managed for headwater protection, natural resource production, recreation, […]

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Linear Disturbances in the Livingstone-Porcupine Hills of Alberta: Review of Potential Ecological Responses

Linear Disturbances in the Livingstone-Porcupine Hills of Alberta: Review of Potential Ecological Responses Dan Farr, Andrew Braid, and Simon Slater       A considerable body of information is available in the scientific literature to evaluate potential ecological responses to linear disturbances in the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Drawing from a previous assessment […]

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Castle Region Scientific Assessment and Synthesis

Ecological Response to Human Activities in Southwestern Alberta: Scientific Assessment and Synthesis   D. Farr, A. Braid, A. Janz, B. Sarchuk, S. Slater, A. Sztaba, D. Barrett, G. Stenhouse, A. Morehouse, and M. Wheatley       This report summarizes the scientific evidence for ecological responses of soil, vegetation, hydrology, and wildlife to human activities […]

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Oil Sands Monitoring Community Report

You have questions about the environment in the oil sands region…and we’re working to find the answers.   Find out how we’re monitoring in the oil sands region, the questions we’re asking, and the answers we’re getting…visit www.osmreport.ca.  

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Oil Sand Monitoring Symposium: Program

Tuesday, February 24th Welcome and opening remarks Jay Nagendran, President & CEO, AEMERA Keynote Address: How science can inform policy and decision-making Dr. Lorne Taylor, Board Chair, AEMERA Overview of the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring Prasad Valupadas, AEMERA and David Boerner, Environment Canada theme 1: pressures and stressors session 1: emissions […]

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