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  • Federal

    Southern Flying Squirrel - Point Pelee

    Monitoring consists of four trap lines consisting of five traps each baited for five sessions (of five days each) every two years.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Marsh Water Quality - Point Pelee

    Many processes and functions in wetlands are driven by water quality, this measure can therefore determine the composition and health of wetland species. Point Pelee National Park collects several parameters to monitor water quality in the park wetlands such as turbidity, total suspended solids,...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Five-lined Skink - Point Pelee

    Point Pelee National Park is the home to an isolated population of five-lined skink - the only lizard species found in eastern Canada. Monitoring involves overturning of logs and boards, and subsequent search for skinks. Dimensions of the cover object and its decay class are also recorded.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Frogs and Toads - Point Pelee

    Calling frogs and toads are surveyed annually at permanent stations, three times during the spring and early summer, at least 15 days apart. Each survey is 3 minutes long. These surveys are conducted by park staff and volunteers.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Erosion and Deposition - Point Pelee

    The rapid beach recession in Point Pelee National Park has resulted in sustained breaching of the barrier beach in the Northeastern corner of the park. Continuous exposure to Lake Erie via a breach could alter marsh plant and animal communities and eventually result in total loss of marsh and...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    LESSS Areal Extent - Point Pelee

    An estimated 65% reduction in Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannas (LESSS) has occurred over the last 72 years. A land cover mapping standard is used to classify the types of landscape cover in the park and assess change over time. Both remote sensing and ground data are utilised to complete this...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus - Point Pelee

    The endangered eastern prickly pear cactus is a focal species for Lake Erie Sand Spit Savannas (LESSS), one of the most imperiled terrestrial ecosystems in North America. Although monitoring of the of eastern prickly pear cactus has occurred within the park since 1971, accurate estimation of...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Wetland Habitat Succession Interspersion - Point Pelee

    Changes in the cover of emergent vegetation (cattails and Phragmites predominantly) and open water are quantified through the classification of remote sensing data taken in spring. Cattails are the dominant feature of Pelee marsh, and their spread has altered the habitat mosaic of the wetland....
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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