Elk Island National Park
Parc national Elk Island


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Experience the rolling hills, glassy lakes, and star-filled skies of Elk Island National Park, a UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve just 35 minutes east of Edmonton. Look for herds of bison, elk or one of more than 250 bird species that call this special place home.

Découvrez les collines ondoyantes, les lacs miroitants et le ciel étoilé du parc national Elk Island, une réserve de biosphère désignée par l’UNESCO située à seulement 35 minutes à l’est d’Edmonton. Vous y trouverez des troupeaux de bisons et de wapitis ou plus de 250 espèces d’oiseaux qui ont élu domicile dans ce lieu extraordinaire.

Source: Parks Canada Website (2022)


Established: 1913

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Documents
Management Documents

Management Plan (2023, 2023 (Draft), 2011, 2005) / Plan Directeur (2023, (2023 (Ébauche), 2011, 2005) (Parks Canada)

Planning for the Future: Elk Island National Park of Canada Management Planning Newsletter #1 (August 2010)

State of the Park Report / Rapport sur l'état du parc (Parks Canada, 2010)

Historical Documents

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

An analysis of memorable wildlife encounters in Elk Island National Park (University of Alberta Libraries, 1999)

Correlation Between Age Estimates for Elk, Cervus Elaphus, Using Tooth Wear/Eruption Patterns and Counts of Annuli in Tooth Cementum (Rick Rosatte, Andrew Silver, Mark Gibson, Bruce Chisholm and Norm Cool, extract from The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 121 No. 2, 2007, ©The Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club)

Dynamics of ungulate populations in Elk Island National Park (University of Alberta Libraries, 1995)

Elk Island National Park Conservation Transfer History (1907-2012) (Parks Canada, 2012)

Elk Island National Park: Founded on a Bet? (Lauren Markewicz, 2015)

Energy Development Squeezes Elk Island National Park (Joyce Hildebrand, extract from Wilderness Watch, Vol. 17 No. 1, February 2009)

Evaluation of drinking water plant at Elk Island National Park Astotin Lake — Administration Site (Hugh Mack, Alberta Environmental Centre, May 1993)

First Record of Mountain Lions, Puma concolor, in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (Glynnis A. Hood and Tim Neufeld, extract from The Canadian Field-Naturalist, Vol. 118 No. 4, 2004)

Forest insects and diseases in eight western Canadian national parks, 1973 Information Report NOR-X-90 (F.J. Emond, J. Petty, G.J. Smith and V.B. Patterson, Canadian Forest Service, May 1974)

Forest insects and diseases in nine of the western Canadian national parks, 1972 Information Report NOR-X-62 (V.B. Patterson, E.J. Gautreau, G.J. Smith, R.M. Caltrell and J.P. Susut, Canadian Forest Service, April 1973)

Forest insects collected in Elk Island National Park, 1948-1971 Information Report NOR-X-111 (R.M. Caltrell and J.C.E. Melvin, Canadian Forest Service, August 1974)

Guide to the Geology of Elk Island National Park: The origin of its hills and other scenery Miscellaneous Report 22 (A.H. Lang, Geological Survey of Canada, 1974)

Heritage Character Statements / Énoncés de valeur patrimoniale, Elk Island National Park

Farm Headquarters Horse Barn / Écurie du quartier général de la ferme (FHBRO No. 95-043, July 10, 1997, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Pavilion (former Recreation Building) / Pavillon (ancien Édifice des loisirs) (FHBRO No. 87-28, November 16, 1988, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Superintendent's Residence / Maison du directeur (FHBRO No. 87-27, November 16, 1988, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Ukrainian Pioneer Home / Maison de pionnier ukrainien (FHBRO No. 92-71, November 25, 1993, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Initial beaked hazel growth responses following protection from ungulate browsing (Jody N. Best, Edward W. Bork and Normand L. Cool, extract from Journal of Range Management, Vol. 56 No. 5, September 2003)

Interaction of burning and herbivory in aspen communities in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (University of Alberta Libraries, 1994)

Interactions Between Moose, Elk, and Buffalo in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (©William Noron Holsworth, Master's Thesis University of British Columbia, April 1960)

Newsletter: The Trumpeter (Friends of Elk Island Society)

2002: FallWinter

2003: SpringSummerFallWinter

2004: SpringSummerFall

2011: Fall

Newsletter: The Elk Island Bugle (Friends of Elk Island Society)

2022: December

Planning for winter recreation: a case study of Elk Island National Park (University of Alberta Libraries, 1980)

Prescribed burning in Elk Island National Park (Dennis E. Dubé, Canadian Forest Service, October 1, 1979)

Science and History at Elk Island : Conservation Work in a Canadian National Park: 1906-1994 Microfiche Report Series No. 525 (Graham A. Macdonald, Parks Canada, 1994)

Selection of winter food by beavers at Elk Island National Park (University of Alberta Libraries, 1986)

Soil Survey of Elk Island National Park, Alberta (P.H. Crown, Agriculture Canada, 1977)

Surface and groundwater withdrawal management alternatives in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (University of Alberta Libraries, 1987)

The Beaver Hills Country: A History of Land and Life (©Graham A. MacDonald, AU Press, 2009)

The effect of fire disturbance level on plant re-establishment in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (University of Alberta Libraries, 1981)

The Impact of Fire, Climate, and Herbivory on the Configuration of Riparian Vegetation and Maintenance of Beaver Ponds in Elk Island National Park (©Glynnis Anne Hood, PhD Thesis, University of Alberta, Spring 2007)

The lakes of Elk Island National Park: a water balance study for lake improvement (University of Alberta Libraries, 1988)

The mammals of Elk Island National Park, Alberta, Canada Canadian Wildlife Service Wildlife Management Bulletin Series 1, Number 3 (J. Dewey Soper, Canadian Wildlife Service, 1951)

The wetlands of Elk Island National Park: vegetation, development, and chemistry (University of Alberta Libraries, 1993)

Validating the overwintering effect on the Drought Code in Elk Island National Park (Kerry Anderson and Steve Otway, extract from Second International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress and Fifth Symposium on Fire and Forest Meteorology, 2003)

Winter tick (dermacentor albipictus) ecology and transmission in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (University of Alberta Libraries, 1996)

Xplorers / Xplorateurs (Parks Canada)

Yield, use and chemical composition of forage in Elk Island National Park, Alberta (University of Alberta Libraries, 1981)

Videos

Elk Island 24:00 (James Jeffrey, National Film Board of Canada, 1985)



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