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Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan

History of Parks Canada Electronic Library

Welcome! The History of Parks Canada Electronic Library is a portal to electronic publications covering the cultural and natural history of the Canadian National Parks System, which includes 46 national parks/reserves, one national urban park, 987 national historic sites (171 of which are administered by Parks Canada, including nine heritage canals), four national marine conservation areas/reserves, and one national landmark, along with documents from the history of the agency that has been entrusted to manage this system: Parks Canada.

This Website is an independent effort and is not affiliated with the Government of Canada/Parks Canada. The information contained in this Website is historical in scope and is not meant as an aid for travel planning; please refer to the official Parks Canada Website for current information.




Bienvenue! La Histoire de Parcs Canada Bibliothèque Électronique est un portail de publications électroniques sur l’histoire culturelle et naturelle du réseau des parcs nationaux du Canada, qui inclut comprend 46 parcs nationaux / réserves, un parc urbain national, 987 lieux historiques nationaux (dont 171 sont administrés par Parcs Canada, y compris neuf canaux du patrimoine), quatre aires marines de conservation nationales et un point de repère national, ainsi que des documents de l'histoire de l'agence chargée de gérer ce système: Parcs Canada.

Ce site Web est un effort indépendant et n'est pas affilié au gouvernement du Canada / Parcs Canada. Les informations contenues sur ce site Web ont une portée historique et ne constituent pas une aide à la planification de voyages; veuillez consulter le site Web officiel de Parcs Canada pour obtenir des renseignements à jour.

Histoire de Parcs Canada Bibliothèque Électronique


New eLibrary Additions

Bibliography, Archaeological Research Services, Canadian Parks Service, Western Region (Kathryn Dilts and Don Steer, comp., Parks Canada, January 1988)

A Short History of Whitby Buildings Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 229 (Heather McDougall, Parks Canada, 1976)

Reports on Selected Buildings in Kingston, Ontario. Vol. 1 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 261 (Dana H. Johnson and C.J. Taylor, Parks Canada, 1976-77)

Reports on Selected Buildings in Kingston, Ontario. Vol. 2 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 261 (Dana H. Johnson and C.J. Taylor, Parks Canada, 1976-77)

Comptes rendus de certains bâtiments dans la ville de Québec (P.Q.) et dans les municipalités avoisinantes Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 298 (Line Chabot, Parks Canada, 1978)

Comptes rendus de certain bâtiments dans la ville de Montréal (P.Q.) et dans les municipalités avoisinantes Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 300 (Pierre Galarneau, Jacqueline Halle et Diane Lapierre, Parks Canada, 1978)

Étude sur divers bâtiments anciens de Montréal. Vol. 2 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 370 (André Giroux, Parks Canada, 1973-1975)

Architecture et incendie: l'exemple de Québec Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 375 (Michel David, Parks Canada, 1978)

Inventaire descriptif d'anciens bâtiments de Québec Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 375 (Michel DeLormier, Parks Canada, 1976)

Vancouver Architecture, 1886-1914. Vol. 1 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 405 (G.E. Mills and Warren F. Sommer, Parks Canada, 1975)

Vancouver Architecture, 1886-1914. Vol. 2 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 405 (G.E. Mills and Warren F. Sommer, Parks Canada, 1975)

The Early Court Houses of British Columbia. Vol. 2 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 288 (Edward Mills, Parks Canada, 1977)

The Early Court Houses of Nova Scotia. Vol. 2 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 293 (C.A. Hale, Parks Canada, 1977)

The Early Court Houses of Ontario. Volume III Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 295 (Kelly Crossman, Parks Canada, 1977)

The Dawson Daily News: Journalism on Canada's Last Frontier Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 48 (Edward F. Bush, Parks Canada, 1971)

Banking in the Klondike, 1898-1968 Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 118 (Edward F. Bush, Parks Canada, 1973)

The Human History of Jasper National Park, Alberta Manuscript Report Number/Travail inédit numéro 441 (Brenda Gainer, Parks Canada, 1981)

Abandoning the Cult of the Artifact: Cultural Landscape Management on the Chilkoot Trail (David Hems, extract from CRM, Vol. 20 No. 4, 1997)

Dredge Camps of the Klondike: The Yukon Consolidated Gold Corporation Camps of the 1940s (David Neufeld, Parks Canada, Fall 1993)

Commemorative Integrity Statement, Old Territorial Administration Building National Historic Site of Canada, Dawson City, Yukon (Parks Canada, 2005)

A Cumulative Effects Assessment of Proposed Projects in Kluane National Park Reserve, Yukon Territory (George Hegmann, for Parks Canada, September 1995)

2000 Dall Sheep Survey at Sheep Mountain (Richard Greer, Parks Canada, c2000)

2001 Dall Sheep Survey at Sheep Mountain, Kluane National Park & Reserve (Richard Greer, Parks Canada, August 27, 2001)

2004 Dall's Sheep Survey at Sheep Mountain, Kluane National Park & Reserve (Richard Greer, Parks Canada, June 17, 2004)

People, Caribou and Muskoxen on Northern Ellesmere Island: Historical Interactions and Population Ecology, ca. 4300 BP to Present/Humains, caribous et boeuf musqués dans le nord de l'île d'Ellesmere: Interactions historiques et écologie des populations, v. 4 300 AA jusqu'à aujourd'hui (Micheline Manseau, Lyle Dick and Natasha Lyons, 2005)

Ecological Risk Assessment at a Northern Historical Site — Fort Conger, Ellesmere Island (Tamsin Laing, Iris Koch, Barbara Zeeb, Ken Reimer and Magaret Bertulli, undated)

South Nahanni Woodland Caribou Herd seasonal range use and demography (Doug Gullickson and Micheline Manseau, Parks Canada, November 2000)

Report on Research & Monitoring 2004 & 2005, Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada (Parks Canada, c2006)

Satellite Monitoring of Northern Ecosystems 2000 (John Wilmshurst, Joanne Tuckwell and Thomas Naughten, Parks Canada, c2001)

Satellite Monitoring of Northern Ecosystems 2001 (John Wilmshurst, Joanne Tuckwell and Thomas Naughten, Parks Canada, c2002)

Monitoring the Environmental and Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on Bylot Island, Sirmilik National Park: 2004-2008 Final Report (Marie-Christine Cadieux, Giles Gauthier, Catherine A. Gagnon, Esther Lévesque, Joël Bêty and Dominique Berteaux, for Parks Canada, March 31, 2008)

Northern Park Manager's Monitoring Tool Box: Potential and limitations of the ITEX pin-drop protocol for tundra vegetation monitoring (James Hudson, Parks Canada, March 2011)

Watershed-based Monitoring Approach: Integrated Monitoring for Northern National Parks Report on an IPY project (Chantal Ouimet, Parks Canada, 2011)

Wood Frog and Boreal Chorus Frog Distribution and Habitat Associations in Wapusk National Park, Cape Churchill, Manitoba: 2004 Summary Report (Clint W. Boal, David E. Andersen, Matthew Reiter and Brian Reichert, for Parks Canada, December 2004)

Ivvavik National Park Coastal Erosion Study Open File Report 3323 (S.M. Solomon, Geological Survey of Canada, c1996)

Bison Movement and Distribution Study: Final Report (Parks Canada, June 1995)

A Landscape Evaluation of Bison Movements and Distribution in Northern Canada (C. Cormack Gates, Jonathan Mitchell, Jack Wierzchowski and Lindsay, AXYS Environmental Consulting Ltd. for Canadian Bison Association, Parks Canada and NWT Dept. of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development, December 2001)

Final Report on Hydrological Investigations, Wood Buffalo National Park: 1985 to 1990 (D. McNaughton, for Parks Canada, June 1991)

The Status of Muskrats in the Peace-Athabasca Delta, Wood Buffalo National Park Final Report (Richard Wiacek and Dave Westworth, for BC Hydro and Parks Canada October 1999)

Muskrat Survival Studies, Spring 1974 (Al Smith, Parks Canada, c1974)

Review Of The Literature And Miscellaneous Other Perameters Relating To Water Levels In The Peace Athabasca Delta Particularly With Respect To The Effect On Muskrat Numbers (W. Thorpe, Parks Canada, January 1986)

Pine Lake Dry Dump, Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta Phase II Environmental Site Assessment Final Report (Jacques Whitford Ltd., for Parks Canada, November 15, 2006)

Vascular Plants of Wood Buffalo National Park (W.J. Cody, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, March 1995)

Wetland Restoration/Enhancement: A Feasibility Study for a Pilot Project to Improve Muskrat and Waterfowl Habitat in the Peace-Athabasca Delta (S.B. Smith Environmental Consultants Ltd., LGL Ltd. and A.B.B. Smith, for Alberta Energy and Natural Resources, July 1985)

A Comprehensive Review of the Ecological and Human Social Effects of Artificial Feeding and Baiting of Wildlife (L. Dunkley and M.R.L. Cattet, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre for Parks Canada and Saskatchewan Environment, February 2003)

Alvars of the Bruce Peninsula: A Consolidated Summary of Ecological Surveys 2008 (Jarmo V. Jalava, for Parks Canada, 2008)

The Disappearance of Caribou Reintroduced to Cape Breton Highlands National Park (T. Charles Dauphiné, Jr., for Parks Canada, 1974)

A Biophysical Inventory of the Reptiles and Amphibians of Elk Island National Park (Gordon R. Burns, September 1986)

A Structural History of the Casemated Redoubt, Fort Henry, Kingston, Ontario 1832-1957 (David McConnell, Parks Canada, rev. November 2002)

Restoring Grazing-Induced Heterogeneity in Grasslands National Park of Canada: Landscape-scale experiment and long-term monitoring plan, March 9, 2006 (Darcy C. Henderson, March 9, 2006)

Éconcé d'intégrité commémorative, Lieu historique national du Canada des Établissements-Religieux-de-Gravelbourg, Gravelbourg (Saskatchewan) (Parks Canada, March 2006)

The Cumulative Environmental Effects of Development and Land Use at Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland Final Report (Todd Keith for Parks Canada, January 20, 1995)

A Survey of Fleshy Terrestrial Basidiomycete Fungi in Kejimkujik National Park, N.S. Final Report (Ivo Polach, for Parks Canada, March 20, 1996)

1994 Fish Management Research Report (Robert Nicholas, Parks Canada, December 1994)

A Social and Use History of Laurier House During the Laurier Residency 1897-1921 (Catherine Vye, Parks Canada, 1996)

Waterfowl and Wetlands in the Mealy Mountains National Park Study Area of southern Labrador (R. Ian Goudie, Harlequin Enterprises for Parks Canada, March 31, 2004)

Turtle Nest Predation Study, Point Pelee National Park (Daniel Kraus, Parks Canada, July 1991)

Turtle Nest Survivorship and an Analysis of Alternatives for Turtle Conservation at Point Pelee National Park (Grant Whitehead, for Parks Canada, April 1997)

Vegetation Management Objectives, Point Pelee National Park of Canada (North-South Environmental Inc., for Parks Canada, April 2004)

Hydrology and Late Quaternary History of Point Pelee National Park, Ontario GSA Annual Meeting Field Trip Guide No. 13 (Allan S. Crowe, John P. Coakley and Carol J. Ptacek, Environment and Climate Change Canada, August 1998)

Summer Assessment of Aspects of the Ecology of White-Tailed Deer in Point Pelee National Park (John B. Theberge, for Parks Canada, January 1975)

Assessment of Environmental and Human Health Effects from Proposed Application of Foray 48B in Waskesiu, Prince Albert National Park of Canada (AXYS Environmental Consulting Ltd. for Parks Canada, April 2003)

Provisional Master Plan, Prince Albert National Park / Plan-cadre provisoire, Parc national Prince-Albert (Parks Canada, c1971)

An Analysis of the 1984 Walleye, Stizostedion vitreum vitreum (Mitchill), Run at Crean Lake in Prince Albert National Park, Saskatchewan with Reference to the Impact of Spawn-taking Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 1407 (J.A. Mathias, J.A. Babaluk and K.D. Rowes, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, December 1985)

Aerial Beaver Survey 2004, Riding Mountain National Park (Sean Frey and Justin Avery, Parks Canada, c2005)

Land Use Changes Around Riding Mountain National Park Discussion Paper No. 12 (Douglas Trant, Statistics Canada, May 1992)

St. Lawrence Islands National Park: "A natural place of recreation and healthful resort" 1894 to 1980 (Ellen Manchee, Parks Canada, January 2004)

St. Lawrence Islands National Park: A Visitor Use Study 1966 Report No. 30 (G.D. Taylor, Parks Canada, July 1967)

The History of Waterton Lakes National Park, 1800-1937 (Ian Allison Ludlow Getty, for Parks Canada, March 1972, rev. February 1972)

Assessment of Engineering Structures, Phase I - Historical Evaluation, Rideau Canal (James De Jonge, Parks Canada, 1985)

Lockmasters on the Rideau Canal (Ellen Manchee, Parks Canada, November 2002, rev. March 2006, April 2007, August 2013)

Preliminary Site Study, Poonamalie Lock Station (Linda Smith, Parks Canada, 1983)

Stone Masonry at the Rideau Canal System (D.H. Shields, for Parks Canada, March 6, 1975)

East Kootenay Badger Project 2003-2004 Update: Population Ecology, Translocation, Sightings and Communications (Nancy J. Newhouse, R.P. Bio and Trevor A. Kinley, Sylvan Consulting Ltd. for Parks Canada, June 15, 2004)

Forest Fire History of Kootenay National Park, British Columbia (Alan M. Masters, Parks Canada, April 1989)

Fire History and Management Study, Kootenay National Park: Summary Report for Year 2: 1989/90 (Alan M. Masters, Parks Canada, March 9, 1990)

Ecology of the Vermilion Pass Fire: An Annotated Bibliography (Chris C. Shank, Parks Canada, March 31, 1971)

A History of Yoho National Park, Field, B.C. (G.L. Brook, December 1965, rev. 1977)

An Inventory of the Mammals of Yoho National Park, British Columbia (Wayne P. McCrory and Donal A. Blood, for Parks Canada, March 1978)

Remote Sensing Based Vegetation Change Detection in Canadian Arctic and Subarctic National Parks: Results from Ivvavik National Park ParkSPACE Project (Robert H. Fraser, Ian Olthof, Alice Deschamps and Mélanie Carriere, 2010)

Protocol for Remote Sensing Based Vegetation Change Detection in Canadian Arctic and Subarctic National Parks ParkSPACE Project (Robert H. Fraser, Ian Olthof, Alice Deschamps and Mélanie Carriere, 2012)

Monitoring and Reporting Ecological Integrity in Canada's National Parks — Volume 2: A Park-Level Guide to Establishing EI Monitoring / Surveillance et rapports relatifs à l'intégrité écologique dans le parcs nationaux du Canada — Volume 2: Guide pour l'établissement de programmes de surveillance de l'IE à l'échelle des parcs (Parks Canada, March 2007)

Best Practices for Fire Management Operations (Dwight Bourdin, Parks Canada, March 15, 2007)

The Species at Risk Act Environmental Assessment Checklists for Species Under the Responsibility of the Minister Responsible for Environment Canada and Parks Canada: Support Tool for the Required Information Elements Under the Species at Risk Act for Environmental Assessments Conducted Under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, 2010)

Listes de contrôle des évaluations environnementales de la Loi sur les espèces en péril concernant les espèces sous la responsabilité du ministre responsable d’Environnement Canada et de Parcs Canada: Outil de soutien pour les éléments d’information requis en vertu de la Loi sur les espèces en péril pour les évaluations environnementales effectuées sous le régime de la Loi canadienne sur l’évaluation environnementale (Agence canadienne d'évaluation environnementale, 2010)

Guide provisoire pour: Premières étapes de planification et évaluation environnementale des projets d'énergie renouvelable à petite échelle (Parcs Canada, 2011)

Report of the Department of Resources and Development For the fiscal year ending March 31, 1951 (Government of Canada, 1951)

Parks Canada Agency: Accountability, Consultation and Celebration — Response to Recommendations of the First Minister's Round Table on Parks Canada Held April 1-4, 2001 / Agence Parcs Canada: Reddition de compte, consultation et célébration — Résponse aux recommandations de la première Tablel ronde de la Ministre sur Parcs Canada tenue du 1er au 4 avril 2001 (Parks Canada, October 2001)

Parks Canada Agency — Response to Recommendations of the Second Minister's Round Table on Parks Canada held March 23-26, 2003 / Agence Parcs Canada — Résponse aux recommandations émises a la dexième Table ronde de la Ministre sur Parcs Canada du 23 mars 2003 (Parks Canada, c2003)

Manuel de la gestion des risques associés aux visiteurs (2e edition) (Parcs Canada, Septembre 1996)

Unearthing the Law: Archaeological Legislation on Lands in Canada / Quand il faut déterrer la loi: La législation sur les ressources archéologiques terrestres au Canada (Parks Canada, 2000)

Hangers for the Storage of Historic Garments and Reproductions / Cintres pour l'entreposage de vêtements historiques et de reproductions Conservation report 2007-123 (Lucie Thivierge, Parks Canada, September 2015)

Preliminary Assessment of the Visitor Activity Management Process (VAMP) (R.J. Payne, R. Graham and P. Nilsen, for Parks Canada, June 1986)

A Proposed Framework for Assessing the Appropriateness of Recreation Activities in Protected Heritage Areas (Parks Canada, June 1994)

Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: Ecological integrity of national parks / Indicateurs canadiens de durabilité de l'environnement : intégrité écologique des parcs nationaux (Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017)

Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: Ecological integrity of national parks / Indicateurs canadiens de durabilité de l'environnement : intégrité écologique des parcs nationaux (Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018)

Evaluation of Parks Canada's National Parks Conservation: Final Report-May 16, 2014 / Évaluation de la conservation des parcs nationaux de Parcs Canada : rapport final — 16 mai 2014 : (Parks Canada, June 13, 2014)

Evaluation of Parks Canada's Visitor Service Offer / Évaluation de l'offre de services aux visiteurs de Parcs Canada (Parks Canada, March 5, 2012)

Evaluation of the Scientific Evidence to Inform the Probability of Effectiveness of Mitigation Measures in Reducing Shipping-Related Noise Levels Received by Southern Resident Killer Whales / Évaluation des preuves scientifiques à l'appui de la probabilité d'efficacité des mesures d'atténuation des niveaux de bruit dus aux navires subis par les épaulards résidents du Sud Science Advisory Report 2017/041 (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, September 2017)

Impacts of climate change on mountain pine beetle habitat connectivity in western Canada Mountain Pine Beetle Working Paper 2010-04 (W.G. Riel, C. Burnett and A. Fall, Natural Resources Canada, 2011)

Fees Report 2017 to 2018 / Rapport sur les frais de 2017 à 2018 (Parks Canada, 2019)



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