Alberta’s 48 IBAs and their Significance

Detailed information about each site may be viewed by clicking on the site name. Site summaries are not currently available for the following Alberta IBAs: Milk River, Suffield, Manawan Lake, Kimiwan Lake, McIntyre Ranch and Sage Creek. Number      Site Name                                         Significance  AB001    Beaverhill […]

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Prairie River

All monies received from the sale of this book will be deposited in a special fund by the Society of Grassland Naturalists, for production of other publications on the natural history of southeastern Alberta. Prairie River is an introduction to the waters and wildlife of the South Saskatchewan River from Grand Forks in Alberta to […]

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Background Information

In 1992 the Minister of National Defence and the Minister of the Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a National Wildlife Area on a portion of the Canadian Forces Base Suffield near Medicine Hat, Alberta. Establishment of this NWA was intended to contribute to DND and EC’s environmental objectives and reflect the federal […]

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Announcing Abstract

Little is known about the flora, fauna, and significant natural features of the Central Mixedwood Subregion of the Boreal Forest Region of north-central Alberta. The complexity of natural environments is a major challenge to  ecologists attempting to understand them, particularly the dynamics of change at both the local and landscape/ ecosystem levels. In the 11km2 Crooked Lake […]

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Book Info:

  Alberta Butterflies TC.D. Bird, G.J. Hilchie, N.G. Kondla, E.M. Pike, E.A.H. Sperling – Authors CAN $25.00  large format; 350 pages; 530 life-size colour photographs Order This Book The more than 350 pages incorporate twenty years of dedicated research by five Alberta Naturalists. This is the definitive reference on the 181 species and subspecies of […]

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The Alberta Bird Atlas Project

A General Review of Bird Atlas Projects The goal of a breeding bird atlas project is to survey and record the current relative abundance and geographical distribution of each breeding bird species. In general the wide movements of many bird species make the location of their relatively sedentary breeding stations important. Therefore, bird atlases often […]

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