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  • Federal

    Forest Breeding Bird Abundance and Composition - Kluane

    Most songbirds in Kluane National Park and Reserve are medium-distance migrants and could be threatened by habitat degradation along migration routes. Songbirds could also indicate whether Kluane’s forests have recovered essential components of habitat after the extensive spruce bark beetle...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Growing Season Change - Kluane

    This dataset includes annual average Julian dates of spring green-up, fall brown-down, and plant productivity from 2000-2012. The data are from remote sensing. The MODIS (Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer) satellite provides an image of the park every 10 days, which is used to...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Forest Structure - Kluane

    Parks Canada monitors structural change in the spruce forests of Kluane National Park and Reserve following a spruce bark beetle outbreak that began in 1994. Understanding stand development after this landscape-level disturbance will be critical for assessing the resilience of this forest to a...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Moose Survey Counts - Kluane

    Moose are the primary large ungulate in Kluane National Park and Reserve. They are important prey for large carnivores and are a species of special cultural interest to First Nations. Parks Canada has performed aerial survey counts of total moose (all adults and calves) in two subpopulations...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Kokanee Spawning Counts - Kluane

    Kluane National Park and Reserve has the only naturally occurring population of kokanee salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in the Canadian national park system. In 2002, the population experienced a significant decline that resulted in extremely low numbers for well over a decade. The reason for the...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Forest Composition – Kluane

    Parks Canada monitors vegetation composition in Kluane National Park and Reserve forests to determine resilience following a spruce bark beetle outbreak of unprecedented severity that occurred in the mid 1990’s. Understanding stand development after this landscape-level disturbance will be...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Dall's Sheep Survey Count - Kluane

    Kluane National Park and Reserve has one of the largest concentrations of Dall’s sheep in the world. Dall's Sheep are highly valued by local First Nations and are also being monitored in neighbouring jurisdictions. Aerial survey counts of Dall's sheep have been monitored in four subpopulations...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Wood Frog Occupancy – Kluane

    Amphibians worldwide are facing declines and possible extinction. Wood frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) are the only amphibian in Kluane National Park and Reserve. They are considered an important component of wetlands and are highly valued by Southern Tutchone peoples. Threats to wood frogs in...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Shrub Extent – Kluane

    Shrubs are projected to move upslope and expand into the alpine tundra with a warming climate in the Kluane region of Yukon. Shrub expansion will create habitat for some species, such as moose, but cause habitat loss for species such as hoary marmot, collared pika and ptarmigan. Parks Canada...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Mountain Goat Survey Count - Kluane

    Mountain goats are a key species in the alpine tundra in Kluane National Park and Reserve. The potential impacts of climate change on snow depth, the frequency of rain-on-snow-events and the position of altitudinal treeline may influence goat foraging, predator dynamics and thus the survival...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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