19 record(s) found with the tag "rare plants" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Nahanni Aster Status Report
Principal Investigator: Harris, Allan G
Licenced Year(s): 2012
Summary: The objective of this research project is to conduct fieldwork to determine the population size, distribution, and habitat of Nahanni Aster. Fieldwork will involve helicopter access to hotspring habitats. Presence/absence of Nahanni Aster will be recorded, stems counts will be conducted, and habitat and potential threats will be described. There are possible opportunities to promote the Nahanni ...


MGM Energy Corp. Summer Field Assessment and Advance Barging and Staging Project: 2008-2011
Principal Investigator: Miller, Glenn D
Licenced Year(s): 2008
Summary: The objective of this research is to identify and document valued vegetation components in the vicinity of proposed winter activities. Each selected site will be assessed for important vegetation components, such as the potential for: rare plants and vegetation communities. The research will include photo documentation and visual observations to characterize each site for vegetation features. Inf...


Environmental Studies for the Proposed Parsons Lake Development Area During Summer 2007 – Vegetation Studies
Principal Investigator: Graf, Linda H
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2006
Summary: The objective of the vegetation study is to continue to record baseline information on lichen health and productivity which may then be used to monitor impacts as a result of construction and operation activities in the proposed Parsons Lake development area. These studies are a continuation of those conducted previously in summer and fall of 2006. The study will link to caribou monito...


Surveys of Rare and Exotic Plants in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Oldham, Micheal
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: Indigenous rare plants exist in the NWT, including in parts of the Mackenzie Mountains and the Beaufort Sea coast (especially in areas that were not glaciated). Alien species may be spreading along roads. There are 94 species of alien plants, transported to the territories by human activity. Surveys pf alien and rare plants will be conducted along roads in the North, South Slave and DehCho reg...


Tammerlane Baseline Studies
Principal Investigator: Hoos, Rick
Licenced Year(s): 2006
Summary: The objective is to obtain sufficient baseline data to develop a lead and zinc mine adjacent to the old Pine Point property. The owl survey to identify species presence and breeding territories in the vicinity of the study area will include an evening broadcast-call program that will commence 0.5 hours after sundown to 0.5 hours before sunrise in April and May. This owl survey will target the Bor...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Sahtu Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: During this study, activities conducted will include vegetation mapping, rare plant surveys, rare plant mitigation planning, timber cruising, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. Vegetation mapping surveys will consist of visual observations from a helicopter to confirm vegetation types for mapping. These surveys will be conducted in conjuction with rare plant surveys. Sampling equi...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The 2005 terrestrial studies in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region (ISR) will include vegetation classification, rare plant surveys, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. The studies will be conducted by three- or four-person crews supported by helicopter and based in Inuvik. A local assistant will be hired as part of each survey team. Air calls from a helicopter will be used to map ...


2005 Terrestrial Studies in the Gwich’in Settlement Area
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2005 2004 2003 2002
Summary: The 2005 terrestrial studies include vegetation mapping, rare plant surveys, rare plant mitigation planning, timber cruising, and landform, soil and permafrost investigations. All of the studies will be conducted by three- or four-person crews supported by helicopter. A local assistant will be included as part of each terrestrial survey team to assist in observing and recording data taken at surve...


2004 Terrestrial Studies in the Deh Cho Region
Principal Investigator: Povey, Andrew
Licenced Year(s): 2004 2003 2002
Summary: Imperial Oil Resources Ventures Limited, Aboriginal Pipeline Group, ConocoPhillips Canada (North) Limited, Shell Canada Limited, and ExxonMobil Canada Properties are continuing baseline studies begun in 2001 as part of the Mackenzie Gas Project. Local k...


Status and Occurrence of Nahanni Aster (Symphyotrichum nahanniense) in Nahanni National Park Reserve and Vicinity
Principal Investigator: Tate, Douglas
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The Nahanni aster is a small plant that is known to be found at only three hotspring sites within Nahanni National Park Reserve. This study proposes to visit the three known sites (by helicopter) to survey the number of asters present and collect some s...


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