Alberta Exotic Plants Wiki
Click here for Posey’s Rogues: a gallery of exotic invasive and non-invasive plants of Alberta.
Learn where you can buy native seeds and plants! (Excel spreadsheet.)
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ANPC WORKSHOP AND AGM – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Come help us celebrate our 30th Anniversary Year! We will also be voting on the final draft of the new ANPC
By-Laws during this year’s AGM. This year’s workshop is titled:
“Submerged: A look into Alberta’s semi-aquatic and riparian zones”
Date: Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Location: Devon Golf and Conference Centre, 1130 River Valley, in Devon Alberta.
Please go to our 2018 Workshop page to download a registration/information form or to link with our online registration page.
Some confirmed topics for this year’s program include:
– Riparian Restoration
– Aquatic and Riparian Invasives
– Beaver Impacts on Urban Forests
Share your memories! In honour of the 30th anniversary of the ANPC, we are collecting photographs from the past 30 years of ANPC activities and events to celebrate our history in the form of a slide show. If you have anything you would like to share, please send them to us! (SUBJECT: ANPC 30th Anniversary Memories)
Throughout the year, ANPC supports Plant Study Groups in four locations in the province. These meetings will resume in January of 2018. We have new groups in Peace River and Grande Prairie! See the Plant Study Group page here.
See our “Plant Happenings” page for more events, publications etc.
ALBERTA CONSERVATION INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM [ACIMS] DATA UPDATE
Element Occurrence (EO) data updated to October 2017
ACIMS has updated the Element Occurrence information to October 2017 in the Search Map and downloadable files. Please note the previous files (dated July 2015) are now outdated and should no longer be used for searches. The new files must be downloaded.
CALL OUT FOR NATIVE PLANT SUPPLIERS
The ANPC is working on updating the native plant source list ( ANPC-Native-Plant-Source-2016Mar23 ). If you are a native plant supplier and would like to be included on the list, please send your information to email@example.com , SUBJECT: Native Plant Source List.
The Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta book is in the process of being brought up to date with a second edition. The blooming season is upon us and the Alberta Native Plant Council (ANPC) is looking for high quality photographs for all rare vascular plant species tracked by Alberta Conservation Information Management System (ACIMS). If you would like to contribute photographs for this book please visit our “Rare Vascular Plants” page (list of required photos has been revised July 25, 2017 and instructions for contribution November 23, 2017).
Check out our “Keys to Alberta Species” page.
They are all updated and illustrated. The authors would appreciate feedback on these keys – please email firstname.lastname@example.org
**New family – Cyperaceae – added June 26, 2017
Growing Native Plants in Alberta – Guidance for communities, schools, homeowners, as well as reclamation and restoration resources click on our link here or access the source list above.
JUST RELEASED AND IS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD OR PURCHASE!
VASCULAR PLANTS OF ALBERTA: PART 1: FERNS, FERN ALLIES, GYMNOSPERMS, AND MONOCOTS John G. Packer and A. Joyce Gould
THIS BOOK IS AN OPEN ACCESS E-BOOK. It is an electronic version of a book that can be purchased in physical form through any bookseller or on-line retailer, or from our distributors. Please support this open access publication by requesting that your university purchase a print copy of this book, or by purchasing a copy yourself. If you have any questions, please contact: email@example.com
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View a presentation by Marsha Hayward (ANPC Northern Director) entitled “Biodiversity within Wood Buffalo National Park and the Peace-Athabasca Delta”. It is a UNESCO submission from a UN meeting in Edmonton presenting education and and information about Wood Buffalo National Park/Peace-Athabasca Delta and reasons to sustain & protect it. **Note that this is a very large file.
Please watch for ANPC’s display tables, banners and pamphlets at professional, conservation and natural history, and community events around the province. Check out our “Outreach” page for events in the 2017 summer.
Our wonderful new handouts can be downloaded from our “Outreach“ page.
Here is a link to a new app to navigate ACIMS lists on your phone (android only): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ionicframework.acimsapp774258&hl=en
Here is a link to a new app for flora identification: http://flora-id.org
The price on all the Windows versions has be decreased by 50% (April 2017).The shipping/handling fee will still be the same, at $6.00. The plant keys for Alberta is now $50 + $6 S/H, and the SW Canada version will be $100 + $6.
All the plant ID software (apps and windows versions) is now produced under the name Flora ID, rather than Flora ID Northwest, and it is a nonprofit organization, with the net proceeds supporting botanical education and research, and development and production of plant identification tool.
Recipient of a 2010 Emerald Award! The ANPC was recognized for its efforts in promoting knowledge of Alberta’s native plants; conserving Alberta’s native plant species and their habitats; and preserving plant species and habitat for the enjoyment of present and future generations
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