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The Wilderness Park dataset is a polygon that represents the Wilderness Park in Alberta. The Willmore Wilderness Park was established under its own legislation in April 1959. It is similar in intent to wildland parks.
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.
The Natural Area is comprised of all the polygons that represent areas to preserve and protect sites of local significance and provide opportunities for low-impact recreation and nature appreciation activities in Alberta.
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 2012 Canadian Nature Survey is part of a series of national surveys on the importance of nature to Canadians. The purpose of the survey is to provide reliable, current information about Canadians’ awareness of nature related concepts, their decisions related to nature, and their involvement in nature-based activities. The 2012 edition updates and expands on information provided by Canadians in the 1996 Survey on the Importance of Nature to Canadians, and the 1981, 1987, and 1991 surveys on the Importance of Wildlife to Canadians. The 2012 Canadian Nature Survey was developed through active collaboration between the federal government and all 13 provincial and territorial governments.
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 Heritage Rangeland dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent areas to preserve and protect natural features that are representative of Alberta's prairies and grazing is used to maintain the grassland ecology.
Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, April 29, 2010.
This dataset is used is used to determine the significance or status of wetland classes and certain other natural heritage features. It is also used to set targets for Wilderness Class Provincial parks, State of the Forest reporting and to study natural disturbance regimes.
Transition material 2019 including an overview of the Department of Canadian Heritage, its portfolio and strategic advice.