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The Rangeland District dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent the Alberta Environment and Parks Rangeland Districts in Alberta. A Rangeland District is an administrative area designated by the Department of Alberta Environment and Parks in which grazing and other agricultural uses related to public land are managed by regional branch offices. The boundaries are used to ensure referrals are sent to the correct locations. The Rangeland District was formerly known as Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Rangeland Management District.
Rangeland health takes multiple ecosystem components into account and reflects overall ecosystem function. Forest and grassland sites are scored on criteria such as plant community composition, plant community structure, moisture retention, soil erosion and bare ground, weed cover and distribution, and browse species and utilization. Site visits are conducted annually during peak growing season. Protocols are based on those developed by Alberta Environment and Parks, but have been modified for park management applications.
The Ecological Reserve is comprised of all the polygons that represent areas to preserve and protect natural heritage in an undisturbed state for scientific research and education in Alberta.
The Elk Island National Park monitors the functions and health of grassland and forest ecosystems that are influenced by herbivory. This includes monitoring vegetation structure, intensity of browsing, primary productivity, soil/site stability, capture and beneficial release of water, functional diversity of plant species.
The Wildland Park dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent to preserve and protect natural heritage and provide opportunities for backcountry recreation in Alberta.
The Wilderness Area dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent areas to preserve and protect natural heritage, where visitors are provided with opportunities for non-consumptive, nature-based outdoor recreation in Alberta.
The Provincial Park is comprised of all the polygons that represent parks that preserve natural heritage; they support outdoor recreation, heritage tourism and natural heritage appreciation activities that depend upon and are compatible with environmental protection where natural, historical, and cultural landscapes and features are protected under Provincial Parks Act in Alberta.
Summary of condition of Parks Canada Agency baseline heritage structures as of 31 March 2019.
This dataset contains spatial and attribute data for local government Heritage Conservation Areas (HCAs) established for heritage conservation purposes in British Columbia, as tracked by BC Heritage Branch. Under the Local Government Act, a local government may designate a HCA within its Official Community Plan (OCP). An OCP may include a schedule of properties located within a Heritage Conservation Area that are considered to be protected heritage property. This is a multi-part polygon layer.
Briefing binder used by the Hon. Steven Guilbeault Minister of Canadian Heritage Before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage Regarding the Minister’s Mandate Letter.