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A  Back to top
abiotic
acid rain
adaptation
aerate
aestivation
agriculture
air
air quality
air sacs
albino
alevin
algae
alien species
altricial
amphibian
amphipod
anadromous fish
animal
annual
annual turnover
antenna
apiary
aquaculture
aquatic
arboreal
atmosphere
aviculturist
 
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bacteria
bag limit
band
beak
behaviour
biennial
big game
bioaccumulation
biodegradable
biodiversity
biology
biomagnification
biome
biosphere
biota
biotechnology
biotic
biotic potential
bird
birding
blind
bog
boreal forest
bounty
breed
broadleaf
brood
browse
bulk water removal
bull
burrowing
 
C  Back to top
canopy
carcass
carnivore
carrion
carrying capacity
chaparral
class
clear-cutting
climate
climate change
climatic
climax
clutch
coastal
coati
cob
coloration
commensalism
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada
community
competition
composting
condensation
conifer
coniferous
conservation
consumer
contaminant
corridor
courtship
cover
coverts
covey
crepuscular
crustacean
cryptic
cull
cygnet
 
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dabbling ducks
data deficient
deciduous
decomposer
deforestation
den
dentition
deposition
depredation
desert scrub
desertification
detritus
dimorphic
display
dissolved oxygen
distribution
diurnal
diversity
diving ducks
division
domesticated
dominant species
dormant
down
drift net
drinking water
drought
 
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echinoderm
ecological niche
ecologist
ecology
ecosystem
edge effect
effluent
emergency response
emergent plants
endangered
environment
environmental assessment
environmental emergency
environmental monitoring
erosion
estuary
ethics
eutrophication
evaporation
evapo-transpiration
evergreen
ewe
excess nutrients
exotic species
extinct
extinction
extirpated
 
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family
fauna
fecal sac
feral
fertilize
field mark
finite
fish
fish ladder
fish stocks
fisheries
fledge
flora
flyway
food chain
food web
forage
forb
forest
forest floor
forest management
forest region
forestry
fresh water
freshwater marsh
fry
fungus
 
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game animal
genes
genetic
genus
gestation
gill net
girdle
gizzard
global warming
gorget
grassland
Great Lakes
greenbelt
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gases
groundwater
guard hairs
 
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habitat
hardwood
harvest
hatch
hatchling
hazardous waste
hen
herb
herb layer
herbaceous
herbivore
herbivorous
hibernaculum
hibernation
home range
hunter
hunting
hunting pressure
hybrid
hybridize
hydrology
 
I  Back to top
ice floe
incisors
incubate
indicator species
indicators
indigenous species
industrial contaminants
industry
inorganic
insectivorous
instinctive behaviour
interaction
interdependencies
invade
invertebrate
 
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keystone species
kingdom
 
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land-based pollution
larva
licence
lichen
life cycle
life sciences
limiting factors
limnology
litter
 
M  Back to top
macroinvertebrate
mainland
malar
mammals
mandible
marine
marsh
mate
melanistic
metamorphosis
microclimate
microhabitat
microorganism
migration
migration routes
migratory
mist net
mitigate
mixed forest
mollusc
monitor
monitoring
monoculture
monogamous
morph
mortality rate
moss
moult
mulching
multiple use
multiple-use forestry
mutualism
 
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natal
native
natural history
natural selection
naturalist
nectar
needleleaf
nestling
nitrogen fixation
nocturnal
non-consumptive use
non-game
non-renewable resources
 
O  Back to top
ocean
oceanography
oil spill
old-growth forest
omnivore
omnivorous
orca
order
organic
organic matter
organism
ornithologist
ornithology
overhunt
ozone
 
P  Back to top
pack ice
parasite
parasitic
pelage
pen
perennial
permits
pesticide
pH
phosphate
photosynthesis
phylum
phytoplankton
pinch period
plankton
plant
plumage
poach
poacher
pollen
pollination
pollution
polygamous
polynya
population
population inventory
Prairie Pothole Region
precipitation
predaceous
predation
predator
prescribed burning
preservation
prey
primaries
primary producers
protozoan
pupa
 
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qiviut
 
R  Back to top
race
rain shadow
ram
range
rangeland
raptor
rare
recovery
recovery action plan
recovery plan
recovery strategy
recovery team
regurgitate
reintroduction of species
renewable resources
reproduce
reproduction
reproductive failure
reptile
research
researcher
resident wildlife
resource
rhizome
rip
riparian
risk assessment
rookery
roost
rotifers
runoff
rut
 
S  Back to top
salt marsh
sanctuary
savanna
scapulars
scavenge
scavenger
scrape
scrub
season
sedimentation
seine net
sere
sewage
sewage treatment
shelter
shoreline
singleton
skerry
skink
slough
small game
smog
smolt
snag
social limits
softwood
solubility
songbird
spawning
special concern
species
species at risk
spill
stage
staging ground
static
stewardship
stratosphere
stress
subgenus
subspecies
succession
sustainable development
swale
swamp
symbiosis
symbiotic
 
T  Back to top
taiga
taxonomy
terrestrial
territorial
territorial imperative
territory
threatened
toxic
transpiration
transplant
trawl net
tree
tree line
tribe
truthing
tundra
 
U  Back to top
underfur
understorey
ungulate
 
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vascular plants
vegetation
vegetation buffer
vertebrae
vertebrate
viable
vulnerable
 
W  Back to top
waste
waste management
water
water conservation
water cycle
water quality
waterfowl
watershed
waterway
wean
wetland
whelp
wild
wildfire
wildlife
wildlife agency
wildlife management
wildlife manager
woodland
 
Y  Back to top
yard up
 
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zero population growth
zooplankton


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