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Federal

The Grasslands National Park measures the abundance of Chestnut-collared Longspur 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:  chestnut-collared longspur, abundance, species at risk, songbird, habitat heterogeneity, density, upland grasslands, Saskatchewan
Federal

To assess the current state of wildland fire as an ecological process in the interior forests (Pukaskwa Plains, Bremner Uplands and Bremner-Widgeon Uplands ecodistricts) of Pukaskwa, the Area Burned Condition Class (ABCC) measure calculates the modern-day departure from historical wildland fire cycles (i.e., fire frequency). Area burned (hectares) and fire locations from wildland and prescribed burns are collected annually. Calculations of the ABCC follow the methods outlined in the Park Canada Agency’s Fire Monitoring Guide.

Last Updated: Mar. 28, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 26, 2020
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Wildfire, prescribed burn, area burned condition class, Pukaskwa, area burned departure, ABCC
Federal

The following standard is used to evaluate Parks Canada Agency’s goal to manage wildland fire and conduct prescribed fire activities to restore and maintain the ecological integrity of park lands. A 20% natural fire cycle is the set percentage that allows fire to play a role as a natural disturbance in ecosystems while being realistic and achievable considering physical and financial constraints, the variability in wildland fire regimes in MRGNP and the need to balance public safety. The 20% long term average was obtained by analysing the variation in area burned in national parks of different sizes, fire regimes and recent wildland fire management history. This area burn target should be achievable and maintained on a yearly basis, irrespective of wildland fire activity in the period of analysis.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: Aug. 23, 2021
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  prescribed fire, ecological process, forest, British Columbia
Federal

The following standard is used to evaluate Parks Canada Agency’s goal to manage wildland fire and conduct prescribed fire activities to restore and maintain the ecological integrity of park lands. A 20% natural fire cycle is the set percentage that allows fire to play a role as a natural disturbance in ecosystems while being realistic and achievable considering physical and financial constraints, the variability in wildland fire regimes in MRGNP and the need to balance public safety. The 20% long term average was obtained by analysing the variation in area burned in national parks of different sizes, fire regimes and recent wildland fire management history. This area burn target should be achievable and maintained on a yearly basis, irrespective of wildland fire activity in the period of analysis.

Last Updated: Apr. 21, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  prescribed fire, ecological process, forest, British Columbia
Federal

The integrity of fire-dependent forest types will be maintained through prescribed burns. The park's fire management program uses remote sensing to monitor post-burn changes on the landscape annually. The Area Burned Condition Class measures will be used as per the PCA Fire Monitoring Plan.

Last Updated: Dec. 12, 2019
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Fire Regime, Fire Management, Fire-dependant Forest, Remote Sensing, MODIS, Manitoba
Federal

The area burned by fire in Banff National Park between 1910 and 2017 is contained in this dataset. The number of hectares burned was calculated either by a GPS track of the fire perimeter (<200 hectares) or by remote sensing (>200 hectares). Measuring area burned allows Parks Canada to calculate departure from historic conditions and to track the progress of fire restoration.

Last Updated: Apr. 6, 2018
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  wildland fire, ecological process, forest, Banff National Park
Federal

This dataset identifies the location and area burned for fires within the current Prince Albert National Park boundary. All fires over 2 ha from 1930--2017 are included and fires under 2 ha are included opportunistically. Multiple sources are used to gather information about each fire. If area burned estimates differ across sources, the most accurate available source is generally used as the final estimate (in order of preference: LANDSAT, Aerial/Orthophotography, Time-Since-Fire Map, Operational Fire Map, Fire Report).

Last Updated: Mar. 25, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, forest, grassland, boreal, area burned, fire, fire cycle, LANDSAT
Federal

This dataset identifies the location and area burned for fires within the current Prince Albert National Park boundary. All fires over 2 ha from 1930--2017 are included and fires under 2 ha are included opportunistically. Multiple sources are used to gather information about each fire. If area burned estimates differ across sources, the most accurate available source is generally used as the final estimate (in order of preference: LANDSAT, Aerial/Orthophotography, Time-Since-Fire Map, Operational Fire Map, Fire Report).

Last Updated: Mar. 23, 2020
Date Published: Dec. 3, 2019
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan, forest, grassland, boreal, area burned, fire, fire cycle, LANDSAT
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
Federal

Areal Extent (hectares) of black-tailed prairie dog colonies in the Park monitored through colony perimeter mapping every 2 years. This is actively managed to increase prairie dog population through a combination of plague mitigation (i.e. dusting and sylvatic plague vaccine baits) and habitat enhancement/colony expansion (i.e. mowing edges, fire and grazing regimes) and upon feasibility and risk assessment, population expansion (i.e.

Last Updated: Apr. 21, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 1, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  black-tailed prairie dog, colony, area of occurence, species at risk, colony dynamics, Saskatchewan
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