Reports

Canadian National Parks Malaise Program Reports

The Canadian National Parks (CNP) Malaise Program, a collaboration between Parks Canada and the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics (CBG), represents a first step toward the acquisition of detailed temporal and spatial information on terrestrial arthropod communities across Canada. The program addresses the current lack of a systematic approach for tracking shifts in the species composition of terrestrial communities in response to environmental disturbance or global climate change.

To date, the CNP Malaise Program has sampled in all 43 accessible Canadian National Parks. The program was initiated in 2012 with the participation of 14 national parks in Central and Western Canada. In 2013, an additional 14 parks in Central and Eastern Canada were involved. The program targeted Northern and remote National Parks in its third year and also re-sampled some southern locations. The progress reports completed by the Bio-Inventory and Collection Unit at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics are provided below. Each report provides a summary for the project in general, followed by an individual analysis for that particular park.

CNP 2014 MT composite 2013 composite Malaise Deployment Photo Composite

Aulavik National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Auyuittuq National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Banff National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Bruce Peninsula National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

Cape Breton National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Elk Island National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5

Forillon National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Fundy National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Georgian Bay Islands National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Glacier National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Grasslands National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Gros Morne National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Gulf Islands National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Gwaii Haanas National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Ivvavik National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Jasper National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5

Kejimkujik National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Kluane National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Kootenay National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Kouchibouguac National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

La Mauricie National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Mingan Archipelago National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Mount Revelstoke National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Nahanni National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Pacific Rim National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Point Pelee National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

Prince Albert National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5

Prince Edward Island National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Pukaskwa National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Quttinirpaaq National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Riding Mountain National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

Rouge National Urban Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Sable Island National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Sirmilik National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Terra Nova National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Thousand Islands National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Torngat Mountains National Park

2013 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Tuktut Nogait National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Vuntut National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Wapusk National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

Waterton Lakes National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5

Wood Buffalo National Park

2012 Report Appendix: 1 2 3

Yoho National Park

2014 Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4

 

New Gold

New Afton Gold Mine Site – Pilot Project Report

NGThe Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) has partnered with New Gold Inc. to explore the potential of DNA barcoding for expediting environmental impact assessments. Mining operations must track the impact of their activities on biodiversity and demonstrate the effectiveness of their site restoration programs. This pilot project was conducted in New Gold’s New Afton site near Kamloops, BC. It investigates the addition of mass arthropod sampling and DNA barcoding to evaluate the success of site remediation efforts.

Report Appendix: 1 2 3 4 5 6