Lac La Biche Foreshore Inventory Mapping Open

This dataset contains the openly accessible data for the FIMP survey carried out in Lac La Biche in 2017. Lac La Biche is a large lake situated in the Boreal Mixedwood Ecoregion of northeastern Alberta. It has numerous bays and rocky offshore islands, as well as wide areas of shallow littoral habitat characterized by extensive submerged and emergent vegetation. The lake provides important habitat for many fish species, as well as colonial and migratory waterbirds and aquatic mammals. It supports sport and domestic fisheries and is a popular recreational destination for swimming, boating, fishing, hiking and nature appreciation.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Data Collection Organization Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd
Data Steward Email
Citation Parson, B. Smith, A. Dilligeard, E. Lac La Biche Foreshore Inventory Mapping. Hutchinson Environmental Sciences Ltd. June 2017. Prepared for: Living Lakes Canada
Dataset Upload Year 2021
Funding Description Financial and in-kind support for this project was provided by Environment Canada EcoAction, Alberta EcoTrust, Alberta Conservation Association, Alberta Real Estate Foundation, Land Stewardship Centre, and Lac La Biche County.
Data Disclaimer No warranty or guarantee exists that the information is accurate, complete, current, or suitable for any purpose. The individual user must confirm the accuracy of the data and whether it will be appropriate for their purpose.
Data Type Lake
Keywords GIS data,Habitat,Land Use,Lake,Lentic
Other Data Sources
Brief description of location Lac La Biche Shores
Latitude 54.8716
Longitude -112.181