Summary of John Bridson’s talk on processing photos for presentation at the May 3 2012 meeting.
PRÉCIEUSES TOURBIÈRES for those who read French this is an interesting powerpoint presentation from Québec about the importance of bogs
For those of you who may have missed it you can watch the CBC Land and Sea program about the pitcher plant at this link Pitcher Plant
Links to reports on Newfoundland and Labrador "Species at Risk”. Provided by John Maunder
These 16 reports have been submitted to Government by the Species Status Advisory Committee [See: http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/index.html ]. The purpose of SSAC reports is to identify species at risk, and to assign a conservation status (ie. endangered, threatened, vulnerable) to each. All species reported upon are candidates for listing under the Newfoundland and Labrador Endangered Species Act.
Please note that some (or in some cases, a substantial amount of) distributional data, including maps, has been edited out of these online reports by Government, in the interest of preserving sensitive localities.
In the following lists, those species seen on WFS field trips are marked with an asterisk ...
Original reports by John Maunder:
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/alaska_rein_orchid.pdf - Alaska Rein Orchid
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/bodins_milkvetch.pdf - Bodin's Milkvetch*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/cutleaf_fleabane.pdf - Cutleaf Fleabane*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/feathery_false_solomons_seal.pdf - Feathery False Solomon's Seal
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/gmelins_watercrowfoot.pdf - Gmelin's Watercrowfoot*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/oval_leaved_creeping_spearwort.pdf - Oval-leaved Creeping Spearwort*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/rock_dwelling_sedge.pdf - Rock Dwelling Sedge
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/sharpleaf_aster.pdf - Sharpleaf Aster*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/shaved_sedge.pdf - Shaved Sedge*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/tradescants_aster.pdf - Tradescant's Aster*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/water_pygmyweed.pdf - Water Pygmyweed*
Original reports by Michael Burzynski:
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/crowded_wormseed_mustard.pdf - Crowded Wormseed Mustard
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/mountain_fern.pdf - Mountain Fern
Original reports by Claudia Hanel:
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/mackenzies_sweetvetch.pdf - Mackenzie's Sweetvetch*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/northern_bog_aster.pdf - Northern Bog Aster*
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/wildlife/endangeredspecies/ssac/rattlesnakeroot.pdf - Rattlesnakeroot*
Announcement of Rare Plants Added Under Province’s Endangered Species Act http://www.releases.gov.nl.ca/releases/2010/env/1001n04.htm