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Found 10 records similar to Chestnut-collared Longspur Abundance - Grasslands

Federal

Area (hectares) treated with prescribed fire. This measure evaluates the success of the park’s fire program in restoring the ecological process of fire on the landscape level. Fire also has the potential to increase diversity of habitats available for Species at Risk, such as burrowing owls, long-billed curlews and chestnut-collared longspurs.

Last Updated: Apr. 9, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Prescribed fire, habitat, Species At Risk, ecological process, disturbance
Federal

The Grasslands National Park measures the abundance of Sprague's Pipit as a part of overall grassland bird point count surveys.

Last Updated: Apr. 9, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  sprague's pipit, abundance, species at risk, songbird, habitat heterogeneity, upland grasslands, disturbance, Saskatchewan
Federal

The Grasslands National Park measures the abundance of Sprague's Pipit as a part of overall grassland bird point count surveys.

Last Updated: Jan. 16, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  sprague's pipit, abundance, species at risk, songbird, habitat heterogeneity, upland grasslands, disturbance, Saskatchewan
Federal

Long-term population data on birds can provide information on population trends, particularly for species of concern, but it can also provide information on ecosystem structure and function. Monitoring grassland birds is an effective method for assessing the condition of grassland ecosystems, which are amongst the most dynamic ecosystems in Canada. Grassland ecosystems include ecoregions such as bunchgrass, tall-grass prairies and shrubland, but also open forests such as open ponderosa pine and interior Douglas-fir forests. Grassland ecosystems are maintained by fire and grazing, and are threatened by tree encroachment, intensive agriculture, invasive species, use of pesticides, climate change and overgrazing and trampling by cattle.

Last Updated: Sep. 25, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  grassland birds, acoustic monitoring, portable recorders, bird guilds, Montane Cordillera, Alberta
Federal

The Grasslands National Park measures the abundance of bison within a fenced enclosure in relation to targets established in the Park Management Plan.

Last Updated: Apr. 9, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  bison abundance, enclosure, reintroduction, herbivore, population fluctuation, stocking rate, park management plan, Saskatchewan
Federal

Monitoring pika occupancy and persistence over time will help to assess the impacts of climate change and the ecological integrity of Alpine Tundra ecosystems within Nahanni National Park Reserve. Annual visual counts of active hay piles by foot as well as auditory surveys are used to assess pika populations. Collared Pika are listed as "Special Concern" species by COSEWIC.

Last Updated: Jun. 6, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Collared Pika, hay piles, alpine tundra, Special Concern Species, Northwest Territories, Nahanni
Federal

The Grasslands National Park samples Sage Grouse habitat in a series of randomly located plots in upland grassland and valley grassland ecotypes within an 8 kilometer radius of an active lek. At each plot, a 100 m transect is established, with 24 evenly spaced quadrats.

Last Updated: Apr. 9, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  greater sage-grouse, habitat assessment, transects, quadrats, mesic sites, sagebrush, percent cover, nesting habitat, brood-rearing habitat
Provincial

Forest encroachment onto grasslands

Last Updated: Dec. 10, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 9, 2011
Organization: Government of British Columbia
Formats: KML WMS HTML
Keywords:  BC, Canada, Cariboo, Williams Lake, encroachment, grassland, Government information
Federal

Elk Island National Park monitors primary productivity to determine the health of grassland vegetation throughout the park. This measure relies on remotely-sensed multispectral satellite imagery, specifically, the Landsat Shortwave Infrared (SWIR2) and Near Infrared (NIR) bands. Analysis is performed roughly every five years, using images from mid-July. Grassland and Forest primary productivity is in the same database.

Last Updated: Jun. 6, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Grassland, primary productivity, percent change, remote sensing, multispectral satellite imagery, landsat, capstone project, vegetative growth, Alberta
Federal

Fire plays an important role in maintaining health of forests and grasslands, and maintains biodiversity by creating a mosaic of varying age structure. The fescue grasslands of the Foothills Parkland Ecoregion were historically maintained by fire, both from natural causes and by First Nations. More than a century of fire suppression has contributed to loss of open grasslands due to shrub and aspen encroachment. The Area Burned Condition Class (ABCC) measure is designed to be evaluated and reported as a condition monitoring measure within the Parks Canada Agency National Ecological Integrity (EI) Monitoring program in all national parks with fire-dependent vegetation.

Last Updated: Apr. 12, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  area disturbed by fire, area burned difference, prescribed burning, GIS, area burned condition class, degree of departure, grasslands, Alberta
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