Report Series

Scientific understanding and knowledge are vital to making sound conservation decisions, and that's why ACA conducts and commissions wildlife, fish and habitat work across the province. What we learn guides our conservation efforts, and is available to everyone through the Report Series.

Report Series Name
Upper North Saskatchewan River and Abraham Lake BLTR Study, 2002-2003
A Creel-based Assessment of Sport Fisheries in Sturgeon Lake, Alberta, 2007
A Fish-based Index of Biological Integrity for Assessing River Condition in Central Alberta
A Sport Fish Stock Assessment of Long Lake, Alberta, 2004
A Summary of Sport Fish Communities in Seven High Mountain Lakes in Southwestern Alberta
Abundance of Arctic Grayling in a 30-km Reach of the Wapiti River, Alberta
Abundance of Sport Fish in the North Raven River, Alberta, 2005
Abundance of sportfish in the LRDR Phase I
Angler Survey and Walleye Abundance in Fawcett Lake, Alberta 2003
Assessment of Sport Fish Distribution and Relative Abundance in the LRDR, Alberta, Phase II
Assessment of Summer Sport Fishery for Lake Trout at Lake Minnewanka, Banff National Park, Alberta, 2005
Assessment of Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Orloff Lake, Alberta, 2004
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Beaver Lake, Alberta, 2005
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Buck Lake, Alberta, 2005
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Iosegun Lake, 2005
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Iosegun Lake, Alberta, 2003
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Smoke Lake, Alberta, 2005
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Wolf Lake, Alberta, 2005
Assessment of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Smoke Lake, Alberta, 2003
Assessment of Winter Sport Fishery for Lake Whitefish and Northern Pike at Wabamun Lake, Alberta, 2004-2005
Bow River Sport Fish Angler Survey, 2006
Bow River Sport Fish Population Monitoring, 2003 and 2005
Culvert Crossings as Potential Barriers to Fish Movement on the Kakwa River Watershed, Alberta
Development and Testing of a Fish-based IBI to Quantify the Health of Grassland Streams in Alberta, 2006
Effectiveness of Aerial Videography to Characterize Lakeshore Condition
Fall Walleye Index Netting at Sturgeon Lake, Alberta, 2007
Population Abundance and Stock Assessment of Westslope Cutthroat Trout in the Oldman River Watershed
Population Structure and Growth of Walleye in Gregoire, Ethel and Hilda Lakes, Alberta, 2007
Sport Fish Abundance and Distribution in the Simonette River, Alberta, 2004
Sport Fish Distribution and Relative Abundance on the Lower Red Deer River from Dickson Dam to Joffre, Alberta, 2005
Status of Bull Trout in the Kakwa River, Alberta, 2006
Status of Bull Trout in the Upper Clearwater River- 2004
Status of Major Sport Fishes in Fawcett Lake, Alberta, 2003
Status of Northern Pike and Yellow Perch at Goosegrass Lake, Alberta, 2006
Status of sport Fish in Lesser Slave Lake, Alberta, 2005
Status of Sport Fishes in Gods Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Sport Fishes in Graham Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Sport Fishes in Round Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Sport Fishes in Vandersteene Lake, Alberta 2004
Status of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Shiningbank Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of the Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Fickle Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of the Walleye Fishery at Crawling Valley Reservoir, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Gods Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Graham Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Lesser Slave Lake, 2005
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Long Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Marie Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Round Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye and Northern Pike Sport Fisheries at Vandersteene Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye Fishery at Buck Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye Populations at Bourque, Goodfish and Seibert Lakes, Alberta, 2006
Status of Walleye Stock at Lac Bellevue, Alberta, 2003
Status of Walleye Stock at Touchwood Lake, Alberta, 2004
Status of Walleye Stock at Wolf Lake, Alberta, 2003
Status and Distribution of Arctic Grayling in the Pembina River, Alberta
Sturgeon Lake Stock Assessment 2003
Summer Sport Fishery for Lake Trout, Walleye and Northern Pike at Cold Lake, Alberta, 2005
Summer Sport Fishery for Walleye and Northern Pike at Wolf Lake, Alberta, 2007
Upper Oldman River Drainage Angler Survey, 2004
Walleye and Northern Pike Summer Sport Fishery at Lac Ste. Anne, Alberta, 2006
A Synthesis of the 2001-2004 Peace Native Grasslands Program
Peace Native Grassland Stewardship Program 2003-2004
The Suncor-Winagami Lake Conservation Project 2003-2004
Bighorn Sheep Survival and Demography in the Yarrow-Castle Region of Alberta, Canada
Crop Damage Control 2006
Crop Damage Control 2004
Crop Damage Control 2005
Crop Damage Control 2007
Distribution of the Long-toed Salamander in Northwestern Alberta
Hay-Zama Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting 2003
Hay-Zama Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting 2004
Hay-Zama Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting 2005
Hay-Zama Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting 2006
Exclosures to Protect Piping Plover Nests in Alberta, 1998-2001
Northern Leopard Frog Reintroduction Strategy for Alberta
Northern Leopard Frog Survey, 2005
Use and Habitat Characteristics of STGR Leks in Northwest Alberta
Northern Watershed Project (Report 1). Paradigms for Ecological Management and Practices in Alberta.
Northern Watershed Project (Report 2). Defining Relationships between Landscape Characteristics and Fish Communities in the Notikewin River Basin, Alberta.
Northern Watershed Project (Report 3). Cumulative Effects of Watershed Disturbances on Stream Fish Communities in the Kakwa and Simonette River Basins, Alberta
Northern Watershed Project (Report 4). Simulation of Four Riparian Guidelines on Seral Stage and Canopy Type Distributions on Forests in Northwestern Alberta.
Monitoring Bull Trout and Cutthroat Trout Populations in Canyon and Prairie Creek Drainages, Elbow River, Alberta, 2005
Population Structure and Growth of Walleye in Elinor, Haig, Ironwood, and Wadlin Lakes, Alberta, 2008
Status of Sport Fish in North Wabasca Lake, Alberta, 2006
Summer Sport Fishery and Special Harvest License at Pigeon Lake, Alberta, 2007
Genetic Assessment of Potential Source Populations for the Reintroduction of Northern Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens) to Sites in Alberta.pdf
Hay-Zama Lakes Duck Breeding and Molting Population Density Surveys, 2005 - 2007
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2008
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2007
Review and Assessment of Walleye Genetics and Stocking in Alberta
Wolverine Harvest Summary from Registered Traplines in Alberta, 1985 – 2011
Do Hatchery Trucks Make Happy Anglers? Evaluating Entrenched Assumptions Of Put-And-Take Fisheries.
Preliminary Report: Stream Crossings and Arctic Grayling Conservation in the Athabasca River Basin
Verification of Effectiveness of Spring Conservation Closure Zones on North and South Wabasca Lakes, Alberta, 2008-2010
Abundance and Distribution of Arctic Grayling in the Upper Little Smoky River, Alberta, 2007
Porcupine Hills Restoration Plan
North Saskatchewan and Ram Rivers Bull Trout Spawning Stock Assessment, Alberta, 2007-2009
Abundance and Distribution of Migratory Bull Trout in the Upper Oldman River Drainage 2007-2010
Abundance and Population Structure of Walleye in Pigeon and Buck Lakes, Alberta, 2010
Alberta Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program, 2008
Alberta Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program, 2009
An Assessment of Walleye Populations in Buffalo, Gods, and Graham Lakes, Alberta, 2009
Assessment of Trout Abundance and Distribution in the Waiparous Creek Drainage, Alberta, 2006
Baseline Inventory of Sport Fish in the Edson River, Alberta, 2011
Camera-Based Creel Surveys of Beaver, Fiesta, and Ironside Lakes, Alberta, 2012
Crowsnest River Drainage Sport Fish Population Assessment, 2010
Delegated Aerial Ungulate Surveys 2007/2008 Survey Season
Delegated Aerial Ungulate Surveys 2008/2009 Survey Season
Delegated Big Game Surveys, 2011/2012 Survey Season
Fish Assemblage in Southern Alberta Reservoirs, 2003
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2009
Inventory of Biophysical Features and Off-Highway Vehicle Trails in Three Parks in the Peace River Corridor
Predicting Habitat Value for Elk in the Central East Slopes of Alberta
Sport Fishery Surveys: Christina, Fickle, Grist, and Shiningbank Lakes, Alberta, 2009
A Fish-based Index of Biological Integrity for Assessing Ecological Condition of the Beaver River Watershed
Abundance and Distribution of Westslope Cutthroat Trout in the Castle River Drainage, Alberta, 2008-2009
Abundance and Population Structure of Walleye in Fawcett and Moose Lakes, Alberta, 2011
Abundance and Population Structure of Walleye in Milk River Ridge and Forty Mile Coulee Reservoirs, 2012
Abundance of Bull Trout in the Clearwater River Alberta 2012-2013
Alberta Waterfowl Crop Damage Prevention Program, 2011
Delegated Aerial Ungulate Surveys 2009-2010 Survey Season
Delegated Aerial Ungulate Surveys 2010-2011 Survey Season
Delegated Big Game Surveys 2012-2013 Survey Season
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2013
Moose Habitat Enhancement in the Chain Lakes Area 1983-2010
Northern Pike and Walleye Summer Sport Fishery at Haig Lake, Alberta, 2011
Owl River Riparian Restoration Project - Progress Report 2012
Owl River Spawning Run - Interim Report 2013
Spawning Demographics of Bull Trout in the Upper Red Deer River Drainage, 2009-2011
Status of Walleye Stock at Elinor Lake, Alberta, 2003
Summer Sport Fishery & Special Harvest License for Walleye at Iosegun & Smoke Lakes, Alberta, 2013
Summer Sport Fishery Assessment - Buck, Moose, Pine, and Pinehurst Lakes, Alberta, 2008
Summer Sport Fisheries at Figure Eight and Sulphur Lakes, Alberta, 2011
Summer Sport Fishery on the Peace River, 2013
Winter Sports Fishery at Gull Lake, Alberta, 2009
Camera-Based Sport Fishery Surveys at Ethel, Floatingstone, Garner, and Hilda Lakes, Alberta, 2009-2010
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2011
Hay-Zama Lakes Waterfowl Staging and Bald Eagle Nesting Monitoring Program, 2012
Northern Pike and Walleye Sport Fisheries at Winagami and Snipe Lakes, Alberta, 2010
Summer Sport Fishery and the Special Harvest License for Walleye at Iosegun and Smoke Lakes, Alberta, 2012
Frequency and Timing of Use of Mineral Licks by Forest Ungulates in Southwest Alberta
Stocked Trout Survival and Camera-based Angler Survey at Selected ACA Stocked Ponds
North Saskatchewan River Drainage, Fish Sustainability Index Data Gaps Project 2015
Swan River Arctic Grayling and Watercourse Assessment
Angler Survey of Single- and Multi-Species Stocked Ponds in the Greater Edmonton Area, 2015
Aerated Lakes Angler Survey: Swan and Spring Lakes, Alberta, 2015
Swan River Watershed Stream Crossing Assessment Catalogue
Distribution of Bull Trout in the Waterton River Watershed, Alberta, 2012 – 2013
Abundance and Distribution of Bull Trout in the Muskeg River Watershed, 2014
A Creel Survey of Winagami Lake, 2003
An Evaluation of the Use of Mechanical Clearings by Ungulates in Northwest Alberta
Angler Survey Sturgeon Lake, 2002
Biology and Status of Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) in the Kakwa River Drainage, Alberta
Co-operative Fisheries Inventory Program 2002: Summary Report for the Driftpile and Fawcett River Drainages
Copton Creek Bull Trout Project, 1998
Distribution and Abundance of the Migratory Bull Trout Population in the Castle River Drainage, 2011 – 2014
Distribution of Sport Fish in the Waterton River Tailwater, Alberta, 2014
Enumeration of the Bull Trout Spawning Run and Juvenile Abundance Estimates in Lynx Creek, a Tributary to the Kakwa River
Hay-Zama Lakes Complex Wildlife Monitoring 1998-1999
Hay-Zama Lakes Complex Wildlife Monitoring, 2001
Lesser Slave Lake Walleye Spawning Assessment April – June, 1997
Musreau Lake Rainbow Trout (Onchorychus mykiss) Status Report 1998
Non-Permanent Stream Crossing Assessments in the Notikewin River Watershed
Yellow Perch Winter Angling Survey in the Northwest Boreal Region 1998
The Suncor Boreal Habitat Replacement Project 2004-2007
Summary of Habitat Diversification Program Northwest Boreal Region 2000-2001
South Heart River Walleye Project 2004
Population Estimates of the Kakwa River Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) Fall 2000
Owl River Riparian Restoration and Enhancement Project: Monitoring Report I
North Wabasca Lake Creel Survey Summer 2001
Stream Crossing Inventories in The Swan and Notikewin River Watersheds of Northwestern Alberta
Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek Surveys, Northwest Region, 2005
Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek Surveys, Northwest Region, 1999
Summary of Habitat Diversification Program Northwest Boreal Region 1997-1998
Summary of Habitat Diversification Program Northwest Boreal Region 1998-1999
Summary of Habitat Diversification Program Northwest Boreal Region 1999-2000
The Landowner Habitat Program (LHP) Project Evaluation 2000
A Stock Assessment of the Kakwa River Arctic Grayling Population, Fall 1997
Hay-Zama Lakes Complex Fisheries and Wildlife Monitoring 1997-1998
Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek Surveys: 5 Year Summary Northwest Region
Sharp-tailed Grouse Lek Surveys Landowner Inquiry Results 2000
Use of Mechanical Clearings by Ungulates