Control of black flies in the Athabasca River

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Alberta Environment, Pollution Control Division , Edmonton, Alta
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Statementedited by W.O. Haufe and G.C.R. Croome.
ContributionsHaufe, W. O., Croome, G. C. R.
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LC ClassificationsSF967.S57 C66 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 241 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3880015M
LC Control Number81205795

Control of black flies in the Athabasca River: Evaluation and recommendations for chemical control of Simulium arcticum Malloch. Author(s) / Creator(s) Haufe, W. The program was designed from feasibility studies to develop and evaluate chemical control of S.

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The black fly control program was carried out by the County of Athabasca No. 12 to alleviate problems of black flies attacking cattle in the Grassland - Wandering River area (Figure 1). Reports on two methoxychlor treatments of the Athabasca River for larval black fly control in The use of methoxychlor in the Athabasca River to control black fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) larvae was monitored in by Mean numbers of adult black flies collected (HSAS) as a function of distance along Athabasca River Distribution of black fly larval instars in Athabasca River - June 3/4, 47 Appendix 6.

Benthic macro. grown accustomed to low levels of black flies during the Athabasca Black Fly Research Program of to when the Athabasca River was treated experimentally with an insecticide, methoxychlor, to control the black fly larva in its natural.

Methoxychlor (2,2-bis(p-methoxyphenyl)-1,1,1-trichloroethane) was used in the Athabasca River in northern Alberta for the control of black fly larvae, Simu Samples of river water and sediment were analyzed for methoxychlor residues each year as part of Alberta Environment's program to assess environmental impact and monitor compliance with issued by: 6.

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Haufe, W.O. Control of Black Flies in the Athabasca River. Evaluation and Recommendations for Chemical Control of Simulium arcticum Malloch. Edmonton: Alberta Environment, Pollution Control Division, Addition of pesticides to the Athabasca River has.

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Black flies reproduce in streams and are found all across Canada. They are particularly common in northern temperate and subarctic regions. Because female black flies need to feed on blood to lay eggs, their biting can be a nuisance to humans and other animals.

CHARNETSKI, W.A., K.R. DEPNER, And S. BELTAOS: In “Control of Black Flies in the Athabasca River” Technical Report. Edited by W.O. Haufe and G.C.R. Croome, by: 2. Answer 1 of 4: We are pansy urban dwellers from Vancouver going car camping with tent in the Banff/Jasper area.

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In: Control of Black Flies m the Athabasca River (Edited by Hfe W.O. & Croome G.C.R.) Alberta Environment, Edmonton, Alberta. BERGERUD A.T. The role of environment in the aggregation, movement, and disturbance behavior of by: In many ways ATHABASCA is a lot like MacLean's earlier novel, THE SATAN BAG in that a great premise gets off to a flying start, full of tension and a good mystery to intrigue you.

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Pollution Control Division; Alberta. Pesticide Chemicals Pages: Distribution of and notes on blackfly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) found in the major waterways of southern Alberta that occurs in the Athabasca River. Control of black : Les Shipp.

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In June ofthe author and his friend set out to descend by canoe a rarely traveled and extremely remote wilderness river in northern Saskatchewan—the MacFarlane River—and eventually arrive at pristine Lake Athabasca/5(16).

In the Athabasca River region of northern Alberta, weight loss in cattle caused by the black fly attacks in one outbreak () amounted to 45 kg per animal; animals were killed in one area alone by Simulium arcticum, a species whose saliva contains [] Black flies are a scourge to livestock in Canada, causing weight loss in cattle and sometimes death.

[3]. An independent study has concluded that the Athabasca River contains elevated levels of pollution downstream of the Athabasca oil sands.

Testing has shown this portion of the river contains mercury, lead, and 11 other toxic : Lake Athabasca. Athabasca River - (From Athabasca Falls downstream to 12 mile bridge (km22, hwy 16 East)) National Park - JSP Disclaimer: Although we strive for accuracy in our content, the following rules and regulations should only be considered a reference.

Of the 10 species of black flies found swarming around cattle in the area, Simulium arcticum Malloch is the most predominant and injurious species to cattle. It breeds in the fast-flowing sections of the large Athabasca River, while most of the other species breed in smaller streams in the area (Fredeen, ).Cited by: 2.

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