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  • Eelgrass extent - Kejimkujik

    Eelgrass has been identified by the Quebec-Atlantic bioregion as a critical coastal habitat. Seagrasses are "coastal canaries"-- sensitive indicators of nearshore ecosystem health. Their distribution and condition are strong indicators of water quality and disturbance. Monitoring of bed extent...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Piping plover - Kejimkujik

    The Piping Plover in Nova Scotia is listed as ‘endangered’ by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). Plovers are sensitive to stressors such as human disturbance and habitat loss. Piping plover breeding population censuses and productivity will be monitored at all...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • European green crab - Kejimkujik

    The European Green crab is a pan-global invasive exotic species. Its detrimental effects are well documented, including effects on eelgrass and soft-shelled clams and have defined the species of crab as an 'ecosystem engineer'. A population control program was initiated in 2009 whereby modified...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Soft-shell clam - Kejimkujik

    Soft-shell clams (Mya arenaria) are a dominant intertidal invertebrate in Kejimkujik lagoons where they perform several important ecological functions including stabilizing the mud flat for other benthic organisms, improving water quality, and providing an important food source to several native...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 - ARCHIVED

    This collection is a legacy product that is no longer maintained. Users of Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 (release of May 2017) should plan to make the transition towards the new CanVec product. The Atlas of Canada National Scale Data 1:15,000,000 Series consists of boundary,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ZIP
    • PDF
  • Barrier beach stability - Kejimkujik

    The estuary lagoons at Kejimkujik Seaside are important transition zones between saltwater and freshwater habitats providing a rich diversity of niches for organisms, including important nursery areas for some marine species. These barrier beaches are moving landward. It is necessary that they...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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