The diversity of wildlife forms in Alberta surpasses that in many other Canadian jurisdictions.
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Resident wild species can range from ants and antelope to walleye and whiskeyjacks, and includes naturally occurring diseases and parasites. In fact, such risk is rarely the case. That said, diseases and parasites are a natural part of any ecosystem and the balance among all free-ranging native species. See below for information about some of the noteworthy diseases and parasites in Alberta and the programs that have been implemented to understand and, if necessary, manage them. What's Bugging Wild Critters? Fact Sheet Index. Wildlife and Human Health in Alberta. Wildlife Info Bulletins Index.
Abscesses Bacterial in Alberta. Anthrax Bacillus anthacis in Alberta.
Avian Botulism Clostridium botulinum in Alberta. Avian cholera was confirmed in waterfowl near Calgary in February This is not uncommon in the Bow River watershed among overwintering waterfowl.
Avian Pox Poxvirus avium in Alberta. Avian Salmonellosis Salmonella spp in Alberta. Black Spot in fishes in Alberta. Bovine Tuberculosis Mycobacterium bovis in Alberta. Bovine Tuberculosis in Southeastern Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis surveillance in Alberta: wildlife information bulletin.
Starting in Alberta Environment and Parks, in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, will conduct active surveillance for bovine tuberculosis. When available, annual will be provided on this website. Information on the hunt at CFB Suffield and the possibility of bovine tuberculosis within the population of elk associated with the base. Brucellosis Brucella spp in Alberta. Canine Distemper in Alberta. This Information Bulletin describes an outbreak of canine distemper in raccoons in Lethbridge in Chronic Wasting Disease a prion disease in Alberta.
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Table of contents. Overview The diversity of wildlife forms in Alberta surpasses that in many other Parasite infestation game jurisdictions. Common wildlife diseases and parasites See below for information about some of the noteworthy diseases and parasites in Alberta and the programs that have been implemented to understand and, if necessary, manage them.
An introduction to the fact sheets of common parasites and diseases of fishes and wildlife in Alberta. Fact Sheet Index An introduction to the fact sheets of common parasites and diseases of fishes and wildlife in Alberta. Wildlife and Human Health in Alberta Wildlife Info Bulletins Index An index to the bulletins which report disease outbreaks or unusual occurrences of parasites or diseases of fishes and wildlife in Alberta. Fact Sheet 2 Bovine Tuberculosis in Southeastern Alberta Bovine Tuberculosis surveillance in Alberta: wildlife information bulletin Starting in Alberta Environment and Parks, in conjunction with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, will conduct active surveillance for bovine tuberculosis.
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