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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.
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 Alberta Transportation District dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Alberta Transportation Districts in Alberta. The Transportation District is the 2nd level of administrative established by Alberta Transportation to manage roads (primary and secondary highways) under their jurisdiction.
The Fish and Wildlife District dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent the Fish and Wildlife Districts in Alberta. Fish and Wildlife District is the 2nd level of administrative unit of Fish and Wildlife Division, Alberta Sustainable Resource Department (ASRD), to manage their services throughout the province.
The Fish and Wildlife Enforcement District dataset is comprised of the polygons representing Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Districts in Alberta. Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Government of Alberta, manages the Fish and Wildlife enforcement services to provide the public and other government departments' information regarding the locations of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Districts throughout the province.
The Agriculture Extent of Canada derived from the AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) was obtained from the GeoGratis web site (www.geogratis.ca). All polygons with an area less than 50 Km sq were eliminated by GeoGratis before we received the data. This product allows the user to see the significant areas of cropland and rangeland across Canada. The Agriculture Extent of Canada derived from the AVHRR (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer) was obtained from the GeoGratis web site (www.geogratis.ca).
The Improvement District dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent large unincorporated rural areas in Alberta. Improvement District is a large unincorporated rural area defined under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and administered under the Improvement District Act. The provincial and federal governments have the primary responsibility in the Improvement District except for school affairs.
The Municipal District dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Municipal Districts in Alberta. Municipal District is a municipality type defined under the authority of the Municipal Government Act. The formation of a Municipal District occur when a majority of the buildings used as dwellings are on parcels of land with an area of at least 1850 square meters and there is a population of 1000 or more. A municipal district is a government form in rural areas of the province.
The Eastern Slopes Land Use Zoning dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent Eastern Slopes Land Use Zones in Alberta. The dataset was created as a basis to provide analysis for nominating Special Places sites for later designation, under the Special Places 2000 Project. Don Getty Wildland Provincial Park (which comprised mainly of Zone 1 - Prime Protection & Zone 2 - Critical Wildlife) is one of the examples. Except designated natural areas; zoning and any associated policy direction for managing resources and surface access on the general Crown lands within these land use zones do not apply to lands that have been designated as a park or protected area under the Provincial Parks Act, the Willmore Wilderness Park Act or the Wilderness Areas, Ecological Reserves, Natural Areas and Heritage Rangelands Act.
The Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Land Use Operations Office dataset is comprised of all the polygons that represent the former Alberta Sustainable Resource Development Land Use Operations Offices in Alberta. Land Use Operation Office is an administrative area designated by the former Alberta Sustainable Resource Development in which non-agricultural land uses related to public land are managed by specific Land Use Operations Branch office. The boundary is used to ensure referrals are sent to the correct offices.