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  • Terrestrial Birds - Glacier

    Glacier National Park provides important habitat for a wide range of bird species. As the most diverse land vertebrates, birds are an important indicator of ecosystem health. Yearly data are collected at these sites using audio recorders to determine trends in diurnal avian species abundance by...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Invasive Alien Plants - Glacier

    The main objective of the measure is to monitor how Invasive Alien Plant percent cover, a recognized stressor to native biodiversity, currently compares to pre-determined thresholds and how it is changing over time across the three different Invasive Plant Management Zones (Integrated Control,...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Wildlife Mortality - Glacier

    Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks are bisected by a major national commercial highway (Hwy #1). Vehicle collisions with wildlife are a major stressor and have serious social, economic, and ecological impacts. Animals crossing highways are at risk of mortality and people traveling in...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Aquatic-Water Connectivity - Glacier

    This is a multi-park measure, which includes an inventory and assessment of 1,754 culvert and 51 bridge locations along the major highways and roads in Banff, Kootenay, Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Mount Revelstoke, and Glacier national parks. In Glacier National Park the capacity for fish passage above...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Prescribed Fire Targets - Glacier

    The following standard is used to evaluate Parks Canada Agency’s goal to manage wildland fire and conduct prescribed fire activities to restore and maintain the ecological integrity of park lands. A 20% natural fire cycle is the set percentage that allows fire to play a role as a natural...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Amphibian Occupancy - Glacier

    This measure tracks changes in presence and absence of three amphibian species at 43 potential breeding sites. Each site is visited twice (where possible), to estimate and account for detection probability the Western Toad (Bufo boreas), Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris), and Long-toed...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Whitebark Pine - Glacier

    Whitebark pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola) is an introduced pathogen affecting whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) and limber pine (Pinus flexilis). Whitebark pine is an endangered species protected under the Federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) and Limber pine is designated as an endangered...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Athabasca glacier mass balance - Jasper

    Glaciers are an important water source in mountainous areas and significantly influence the hydrology of the watershed. Glaciers worldwide serve as indicators of climate change and have been decreasing in size at an accelerating rate since the mid-1980s. Data are collected from the Athabasca...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
  • Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network - Glacier

    Benthic macro-invertebrate diversity, stream hydrology, water chemistry, climate, geology, and landcover are collected at randomly selected sites using a standard protocol for the assessment of stream condition and are being monitored both at reference and impacted sites. The overall scope or aim...
    Organization:
    Parks Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • CSV
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