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  • Federal

    Goose Terrestrial Assessment - Wapsuk National Park

    Wapusk National Park protects a vast landscape of coastal salt marshes, countless ponds, and a diversity of boreal-tundra interface habitats, and serves as staging areas for migrating birds, including the Lesser Snow Goose (LSGO). Over the last few decades LSGO populations have increased...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    National Parks

    The purpose of this feature class is to show areas that are National Parks (NPs) and National Park Reserves (NPRs). Parks Canada manages more than 43 NPs. (Seehttp://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/np-pn/recherche-search_e.asp?p=1) for a list of PCA administered parks.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
  • Federal

    National Marine Conservation Area

    The purpose of this feature class is to show areas that are National Marine Conservation Areas (NMCAs). Parks Canada is responsible to protect NMCAs and to manage them for visitors to understand, appreciate, and enjoy in a sustainable manner. (See http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/amnc-nmca/intro_e.asp)...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
  • 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

    Forest Loss - Gwaii Haanas

    Forest loss is monitored annually in Gwaii Haanas with remote sensing, where forest loss is defined as a change from forest to non-forest state over a period of time. Forest loss in Gwaii Haanas is caused by 4 main mechanisms: mass wasting on steep slopes, extreme wind events, extreme rain events...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Subalpine - Gwaii Haanas

    The subalpine zone of Haida Gwaii occurs between an elevation of 600 to 800m. Permanent plots are monitored every 5 years to detect any changes to the structure and composition of the vegetation community on Yatza Mountain. Metrics include: canopy closure, debris classes, tree species, organic...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Federal

    Stream Benthic Invertebrate Richness - Gwaii Haanas

    The richness of benthic macro-invertebrate species is used to monitor the overall health of stream ecosystems in Gwaii Haanas. Any shifts in community composition, initially detected as an increase or decrease in species richness, can be the result of nutrient levels, atmospheric pollutants, or...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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