|Mail-out List Subscriptions
November 8, 2016: Subscribe to the new mail-out lists and keep up-to-date on changes pertaining to: Government of Saskatchewan Species Detection Permits, Species Detection Surveys, Submissions Standards and Guidelines, Academic Research Permits, Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre Species Lists and Ranks, Legislation/Policy, and the HABISask Online Mapping Application.
|Meet the New Wildlife Application
October 12, 2016: HABISask stands for Hunting, Angling and Biodiversity Information of Saskatchewan, and it is the new Government of Saskatchewan mapping application for viewing SKCDC occurrences of rare and endangered species and more. If you had an account for the Wildlife App, it will work for signing in to HABISask. For details, see our HABISask page.
|Report a Woodland Caribou Sighting
August 15, 2016: Woodland caribou observations can be submitted using our caribou reporting page. Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Environment is in the process of conducting range assessments to better understand the status of woodland caribou populations and habitat. This information will be used to develop range plans to help maintain self-sustaining woodland caribou populations within their current range.
|Giant Lacewing Observations
July 22, 2016: A national status report on the Giant Lacewing (Polystoechotes punctatus) is being prepared for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). If you have observations, specimens, or photographs, please send this information to Vincent Bereczki and cc the SKCDC. See poster for details.
|Red Lily Beetle Observations
May 10, 2016: The Red Lily Beetle, Lilioceris lilii, has expanded its invasive range, and has been recently confirmed in Saskatchewan. Partnering with the South Saskatchewan Lily Society, the SKCDC will track the distribution of the Red Lily Beetle in Saskatchewan. Please email observation and photo records to: firstname.lastname@example.org or enter them directly into iMapInvasives. For information on data and specimen collection, please see the reporting guidelines.
|2016 Botrychium (Moonworts) Workshop
May 4, 2016: Come join us in Cypress Hills Provincial Park for a 2-day workshop - July 14 and 15, 2016 - conducted by Botrychium experts Dr. Donald Farrar and Dr. Cindy Johnson. Please sign-up on the Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan (NPSS) Website. You will find the 2016 Botrychium Workshop by clicking the "Events" category from the NPSS Store page.
November 26, 2015: Watch this recorded presentation about iMapInvasives - an online, GIS-based tool that connects researchers, citizen scientists and environmental organizations in the fight against invasive species! This video is hosted on the SK PCAP youtube channel and was presented by SKCDC invasive species coordinator, Ahdia Hassan, as part of the Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP) Speaker Series.
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