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Alberta"s peatlands and non-settled area wetlands

Alberta"s peatlands and non-settled area wetlands

a background report.

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Published by Alberta Water Resources Commission in [Edmonton, Alta.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Wetland conservation -- Alberta.,
    • Wetland management -- Alberta.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAlberta Water Resources Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH106.2.A42 A43 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1184792M
      ISBN 100773212280
      LC Control Number94173936
      OCLC/WorldCa33865377

      Canada supports one of the world's largest extents (>1 million km 2) of peatlands and peat resources [9], which comprises approximately 12% of its total land area, and 27% of global peatlands [ Alberta's green area (unsettled) and white area (settled) with societal, geographical, landuse, and wetland attributes. Map modified from AWC () with data from GoA ().

      Get this from a library! Wetland management in the settled area of Alberta: an interim policy.. [Alberta Water Resources Commission.;] -- Interim policy providing for the management of slough/marsh wetlands in the Settled Area of Alberta.   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Wetland management in the settled area of Alberta: an interim policy Item Preview Interim policy providing for the management of slough/marsh wetlands in the Settled Area of Alberta 1 2 28 29 33 35 38 44 48 53 Notes. No title page found. No copyright page found.

      Mercoal West and Yellowhead Tower Appendix 4 – References Mine Extension Project March Appendix 4 -5 Alberta Transportation, “Fish Habitat Manual: Guidelines & Procedures for Watercourse Crossings in Alberta”. Alberta Water Resources Commission. a. Alberta’s peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: a background report. Alberta Wetland Types at a Glance There are many different types of wetlands, each with its own characteristics. Generally, wetlands are divided into peatlands and non-peatlands. Peatlands cover approximately 93 per cent of the total wetland area in Alberta. Peat is the remains of partially decomposed plants such as sedges and grasses, but File Size: KB.


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Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: a background report Title from cover;Bibliography: p. Albertas peatlands and non-settled area wetlands book providing a summary of information about peatlands in the province, and slough/marsh wetlands in the Non-settled Area as well as policy recommendations concerning wetland management in Alberta;2 28 29 33 35 38 48 Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: a background report.

Alberta Water Resources Commission. management of wetlands in the Settled Area of Alberta. To assist with the development of policy recommendations, the Commission released two documents: management of Albertas peatlands and wetlands in the Non-settled Area was identified.

Work on this aspect of wetland. policy started in The Alberta Water Resources. Peatlands in the province also support peat harvesting (i.e. making peat moss) for the horticultural market.

Wetland Types or Classes Approximately 20 percent of Alberta’s surface area is covered by wetlands with more than 90% of these wetlands being classified as peatlands. Peatlands are wetlands that accumulate peat (partially decomposed.

Wetlands are low-lying areas of land covered by water long enough to support aquatic plants and wildlife for part of all of their life cycle. More specifically, Alberta's Wetland Policy defines wetlands as: "Land saturated with water long enough to promote wetland or aquatic processes as indicated.

Project Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: a background report Title from cover;Bibliography: p. ;Report providing a summary of information about peatlands in the province, and slough/marsh wetlands in the Non-settled Area as well as policy recommendations concerning wetland management in Alberta;2 28 29 33 35 38 48 Related/Analytical: Draft policy for managing Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands.

Alberta Water Resources Commission. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Edmonton:Alberta Water Resources Commission, Notes: Title from cover. Green Area wetlands consist mostly of organic peat-forming wetlands called “peatlands” (bogs, fens) and also include mineral wetlands (swamps, marshes, and open water).

Peatlands occupysquare kilometres of Alberta, per cent of the total land base, and between 30 and 40 percent of northern boreal areas. • Alberta has lost non-peat wetlands due mostly to draining for agricultural land and land development.

• The estimated total area of wetlands and peatlands was ab square kilometres in • A study of wetlands in a portion of the agricultural area of Alberta in. Cambridge Core - Ecology and Conservation - Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services - edited by Aletta Bonn.

Alberta\u27s peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: a background report. By Alberta Water Resources Commission. Topics: Alberta, Government policy, Wetland conservation, Author: Alberta Water Resources Commission. Although the Draft Non-Settled Area Policy covered both peatlands and slough/marsh wetlands in the Green Area, the lion’s share of wetlands in the Green Area are peatlands.

Peatlands account for 93% ( million hectares) of the wetlands in Alberta, mostly located in the Green Area (Draft Non-Settled Area Policy p 5).Author: Julie Ali. PDF Version: The New Alberta Wetland Policy: White Area Wetlands, Just a Pawn in the Game. Policy commented on: Alberta Wetland Policy On Septemthe Alberta Government released its new Alberta Wetland Policy (“New Wetland Policy”).

The release was long anticipated. It was preceded by 20 years of an “interim policy” applying to only part of the province. Subjects: Alberta Government policy Management Peatlands Wetland conservation Wetlands Beyond prairie potholes: a draft policy for managing Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: for discussion purposes.

“A peatland is a wetland where peat (partially decomposed organic material) has accumulated. include both bogs and fens ” Beyond Prairie Potholes. A draft Policy for Managing Alberta’s Peatlands and Non-settled Area wetlands. May So what is a Bog and Fen. Not. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK a draft policy for managing Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: for discussion purposes a draft policy for managing Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands: for discussion purposes by Alberta Water Resources Commission.Get this from a library!

Beyond prairie potholes: a draft policy for managing Alberta's peatlands and non-settled area wetlands for discussion purposes. [Alberta Water Resources Commission.;] -- Draft policy document providing background information about wetlands, their functions, and value to Albertans.

Goals for wetland management, as well as strategies to achieve them are also presented.Alberta’s wetlands face unprecedented pressures from population growth, industrial expansion and climate change.

Public education, improved stewardship, responsible land management and an effective wetland policy are required to ensure protection and conservation of the province’s remaining wetlands.