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  • Federal

    Forest Birds - Georgian Bay Islands

    Georgian Bay Islands National Park uses point counts to monitor forest birds on Beausoleil Island; this measure focuses on the abundance of five common songbird species and overall diversity.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Pikas - Banff

    Banff National Park assesses the populations of American Pika using surveys of active pika hay piles at various sites throughout the park.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Lemming Populations - Aulavik

    This dataset is a count of Lemming nests in Aulavik National Park. The counts are done annually in mid-July at 9 predetermined sample locations 1 ha in size. Lemmings are an important herbivore and source of food for predators. Lemming populations often fluctuate dramatically, typically growing...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Lake water quality - Elk Island

    The Elk Island National Park monitors the lake water quality annually in two lakes by measuring parameters such as: nutrients, heavy metals, major ions, physical characteristics, and pollutants/contaminants.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Amphibians - Banff

    We surveyed the presence of four native amphibian species in wetlands throughout the eastern section of Banff National Park. This dataset represents detection or non-detection for each of the four species. We performed auditory and visual surveys of 60 pre-determined breeding sites . We surveyed...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Alpine and Sub-Alpine Birds - Banff

    Birds are the most diverse of land vertebrates and are an important indicator of ecosystem health. Large protected areas, such as Banff National Park, provide important habitat for a wide range of bird species. Data collected can provide a number of ecological indices; for example, used to assess...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Grassland area burned - Elk Island

    Elk Island National Park uses the Area Burned Condition Class (ABCC) method to evaluate the ecological impact of fire on the landscape and the success of utilizing fire to maintain a mosaic of vegetative composition and structure for healthier populations of native species. Area burned is derived...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Forest area burned - Elk Island

    Elk Island National Park uses the Area Burned Condition Class (ABCC) method to evaluate the ecological impact of fire on the landscape and the success of utilizing fire to maintain a mosaic of vegetative composition and structure for healthier populations of native species. Area burned is derived...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Rangeland health assessments- Elk Island

    The Elk Island National Park monitors the functions and health of grassland and forest ecosystems that are influenced by herbivory. This includes monitoring vegetation structure, intensity of browsing, primary productivity, soil/site stability, capture and beneficial release of water, functional...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Water Quality - Jasper

    These data are water quality parameters sampled by Environment Canada via a Memorandom of Understanding. The individual parameters were used to calculate results for the Canadian Council of Environment Ministers (CCME) water quality index (WQI).
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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