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    Moose Density - Fundy

    At high densities, moose can do extensive damage to forests by over browsing - altering forest composition and forest succession. One moose may consume 30 kg of vegetation per day. Fundy National Park conducts aerial censuses of the moose population every 5 years.
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
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  • Open Data

    Incidental catch at BC marine finfish aquaculture sites

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s (DFO’s) Conditions of Licence for finfish aquaculture include requirements to minimize harm to wild fish that swim into facilities. Facility operators must also maintain an incidental catch log, which is a record of wild fish caught at the facility during harvest...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • Open Data

    Seedling Survival - Waterton Lakes - Conservation and Restoration Project (F...

    Whitebark Pine (Pinus albicaulis – listed as Endangered under the Species At Risk Act) and Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis- recommended as Endangered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) have undergone extensive population declines across much of their range due to a...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Carcass classification of cultured salmon at British Columbian aquaculture si...

    Mortality at salmon aquaculture facilities is closely monitored. As in any population of wild or farmed animals, there are a number of causes leading to death. While in-depth diagnostic testing takes time, carcasses are routinely assigned to a number of defined categories which can help facility...
    Organization:
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
    • TXT
  • Open Data

    Active Layer - Ukkusiksalik

    Permafrost and the active layer (the soil layer above the permafrost that freezes and thaws annually) are directly affected by climate. It is anticipated that rising temperatures in the Arctic will lead to permafrost warming/melt and thickening of the active layer. Probable impacts of permafrost...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Grassland Birds - Waterton Lakes - Grasslands

    Long-term population data on birds can provide information on population trends, particularly for species of concern, but it can also provide information on ecosystem structure and function. Monitoring grassland birds is an effective method for assessing the condition of grassland ecosystems,...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Lake Water Quality - Cape Breton Highlands

    What? Water samples are collected in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in various freshwater lakes and streams. When? Water samples are taken in select park lakes biannually (ie. spring and fall) and in select park streams annually (during fall season). How? Water samples are collected by hand...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Stream Fish Occupancy - Banff

    This is a backpack electrofishing based survey that enumerates all species caught a random selection of sites within a given watershed. Cascade, Panther and Spray watersheds were sampled in the fall of 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively. The purpose is to repeat these surveys every 10 years to...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Forest Birds - Jasper

    Birds are the most diverse of land vertebrates and are an important indicator of ecosystem health. Large protected areas, such as Jasper 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...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Open Data

    Forest vegetation community areal extent and distribution - Elk Island

    Elk Island National Park uses land cover classification to determine spatial changes of forest vegetation throughout the park. This measure relies on a supervised classification of remotely-sensed multispectral satellite imagery (Landsat). Analysis is performed roughly every five years, using...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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