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Habitat Selection at Different Scales for a Declining Aerial Insectivorous Bird as Determined by Autonomous Recording Technology

Knight EC and Bayne EM DOWNLOAD

This report demonstrates how bioacoustic technology can be used to fill data gaps for rare and/or nocturnal species using the Common Nighthawk as a case...

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Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus) population and distribution data in the Athabasca and Cold Lake Oil Sands region of Alberta using Automated Recording Units (ARUs)

Nordell C and Bayne E DOWNLOAD

This Bioacoustic Unit report summarizes detections of the Rusty Blackbird, a species of Special Concern, in the oil sands region with the deployment of...

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Use of Bioacoustic Technology to Evaluate Habitat Use and Road Effects on Two Anuran Amphibians in the Boreal Region of Northeastern Alberta

Annich, N DOWNLOAD

Two chapter thesis evaluating habitat use and disturbance effects on the Canadian Toad and Boreal Chorus Frog

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Terrestrial Vascular Plant Monitoring Project for the Lower Athabasca (2012-2016)

Nielsen SE, Dennett J, Denny C, Kohler M, and Farr D DOWNLOAD

Seven chapter report on rare vascular plants in the Lower Athabasca region. The report includes studies of rare plant status and distribution, predicted...

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Common Nighthawk (Chordeiles minor) Recognizer: The effects of quality and score on accuracy using Song Scope; Active listening compared to automated recognition

Hardie, Cassandra DOWNLOAD

Evaluation of the use of an automatic recognizer for detecting Common Nighthawk including comparison with human listening.

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Assisted Migrations of the Northern Blazing Star and Long-Leaved Bluets in Alberta: 2014 Progress Report

Pedersen J, Nielsen S, Macdonald E DOWNLOAD

Summary of 2014 field research assessing the use of assisted migration as a potential tool for conserving dispersal-limited, rare plant species using two...

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ABMI Canadian toad recognizer progress report

Annich N DOWNLOAD

Summary of progress in the development of a recognizer for Canadian toads for use in acoustic monitoring. Photo: Nils Anderson

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Terrestrial Rare Vascular Plant Field Data Collection Protocol for the Lower Athabasca Region

EMCLA DOWNLOAD

Detailed protocols for rare vascular plant surveys conducted in the Lower Athabasca Region of Alberta through the Ecological Monitoring Committee for the...

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Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca Annual Report 2013-14

EMCLA DOWNLOAD

The Ecologcial Monitroing Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA), initiated in 2010, oversees the design, implementation and management of specific...

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Sampling Plant Diversity and Rarity at Landscape Scales: Importance of Sampling Time in Species Detectability

Zhang J, Nielsen SE, Grainger TN, Kohler M, Chipchar T, Farr DR VIEW

Documenting and estimating species richness at regional or landscape scales has been an emphasis for conservation efforts. Rarely, however, are sampling...

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Burrowing Owl Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Alberta

Fisher RJ, Bayne EM DOWNLOAD

The Burrowing Owl, an endangered species in Alberta and Canada, is facing increased development pressures and a changing climate. This report highlights...

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Assisted Migrations of the Northern Blazing Star and Long-Leaved Bluets in Alberta

Pedersen J, Nielsen S, Macdonald E DOWNLOAD

Summary of 2013 field research assessing the use of assisted migration as a potential tool for conserving dispersal-limited, rare plant species using two...

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The Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) Rare Plant Project: A Synthetic Assessment of Findings for the 2012/2013 Seasons

Chipchar T DOWNLOAD

An assessment of rare plant detections by the Ecological Monitoring Committee for the Lower Athabasca (EMCLA) rare plant project across two field seasons...

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2013 Yellow Rail Monitoring Plan for the Lower Athabasca Planning Region

Bayne E, Kanga P, Muhly T, Neufeld L, Wiebe T DOWNLOAD

The Yellow Rail is a small, secretive marsh bird that is difficult to survey because of its preference for marsh and fen habitats and nocturnal behaviour....

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EMCLA Amphibian Monitoring using Wildlife Acoustics SM2 Detector

Bayne E, Muhly T DOWNLOAD

Acoustic amphibian monitoring by the EMCLA (Ecological Monitoring Committe for the Lower Athabasca) in the Lower Athabasca Region in 2012 detected 5 amphibian...

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