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General:

Anions, Marilyn F. E. 1994. The flora of Gros Morne National Park. Resource description and analysis. Report, Gros Morne National Park, Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, 143 p. + app.

Anions. Marilyn F. E. 1999. Botanical exploration of St. John Island. NL Rare Plant Team unpublished report. 9 pp.

Bell, Trevor, and Luise Hermanutz. 2002. Climate Monitoring in Burnt Cape and Watts Point Ecological Reserves: A Progress Report. A Report to Parks and Natural Areas Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, 7 pp.

Bell, Trevor, and Luise Hermanutz. 2002. Climate Monitoring in Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve: A Progress Report. A Report to Parks and Natural Areas Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Bouchard, André, Luc Brouillet, and Stuart Hay. 1996. Rare vascular plants in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland. Report of contract C2242-95-0005, Parks Canada, Hull.

Bouchard, André, Stuart G. Hay, Luc Brouillet, and Martin Jean. 1991. The rare vascular plants of Port au Choix National Historic Park, Newfoundland. Preliminary report. Contract K3129-91-136, Parks Service, Environment Canada, Ottawa.

Bouchard, André, Stuart G. Hay, Luc Brouillet, and Martin Jean. 1992. The rare vascular plants of Port-au-Choix National Historic Park, Newfoundland. Final report. Contract K3129-91-136, Parks Service, Environment Canada, Ottawa. 80 pp.

Bouchard, André, Stuart G. Hay, C. Gauvin, and Yves Bergeron. 1985. The rare vascular plants of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada. Parks Canada, Gros Morne National Park, Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland, contract GM83-20, 104 p. + app.

Brouillet, Luc, and Louise Lebrun. 1999. Rare vascular plants of the west coast of Newfoundland: preliminary analysis of the distribution. Herbier Marie-Victorin, Institut de recherche en biologie végétale, Université de Montréal. Unpublished report.

Burzynski, Michael. 2002. Developing techniques for the restoration of Braya fernaldii at Port au Choix National Historic Site of Canada. A report submitted to the Interdepartmental Recovery Fund by Project Number 39, November 28, 2002.

Burzynski, Michael. 2011. Results of the 2011 Braya fernaldii survey at Port au Choix National Historic Site. Field Report for Parks Canada. Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Burzynski, Michael. 2011. Preliminary survey of Arnicas at Port au Choix National Historic Site. Parks Canada, unpublished internal document. 3 pp.

Burzynski, Michael, and Shirley Alyward 2011. Use of Arnica griscomii seedlings to rehabilitate disturbed turf at Port au Choix National Historic Site. Parks Canada, internal document. 4 pp.

Donato, Edward, Trevor Bell, and John D. Jacobs. 2005. Microclimate and Phenology of Endangered Plants Braya longii and Braya fernaldii on the Limestone Barrens of the Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland. Final report prepared for the Interdepartmental Recovery Fund, Canadian Heritage, 95 pp.

Hanel, Claudia. 2005a. Labrador Straits Botanical Initiative. Contract report to Labrador Straits Development Corporation. Unpublished report. ix + 109 pp.

Hanel, Claudia. 2005b. Doctor’s Brook Rare Plant Survey. Contract report to Western Newfoundland Model Forest. Unpublished report. viii + 61 pp.

Hermanutz, Luise A. 1998. Population dynamics of the endangered and threatened Braya species (B. longii and B. fernaldii). Report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund 1998.

Hermanutz, Luise A. 2000. Population dynamics of the endangered and threatened Braya species (B. longii and B. fernaldii). Report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund 1999.

Hermanutz, Luise A. 2000. Conservation biology of endangered and threatened plants in Newfoundland. Report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund 1999.

Hermanutz, Luise A. 2001. Conservation of rare plant species on limestone barrens of Newfoundland. Report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund 2000.

Hermanutz, Luise, Edward Donato, Joni Kemp, Susan Tilley, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, and Wilf Nicholls. 2003. Risk Assessment of Insect Pests and pathogens on Endangered Plants of the Limestone Barrens of Newfoundland. Interim report to the Endangered Species Recovery Fund (ESRF). Memorial University, St. John's, NL.

Hermanutz, Luise, and Kimberley Parsons. 2002. Restoration and Stewardship for the Recovery of Rare Limestone Plants. Report for the Endangered Species 2001 Recovery Fund.

Hermanutz, Luise, and Kimberley Parsons. 2003. Conservation of Rare Limestone Plants. Final Report for the Endangered Species 2002 Recovery Fund.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Squires, and Diane Pelley. 2009. 2008 Limestone barrens research report. Wildlife Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook, Canada. 67 pp.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Squires, Julie Robinson, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, and Wilf Nicholls. 2006. Managing endangered Limestone Barrens plants for long-term persistence. Report for the 2006 Endangered Species Recovery Fund, World Wildlife Fund.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Squires, Julie Robinson, Diane Pelley, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, Wilf Nicholls. 2007. Restoration ecology of endangered plants on the Limestone Barrens. Interim summary for the 2007 Endangered Species Recovery Fund.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Squires, Julie Robinson, Diane Pelley, Wilf Nicholls, Trevor Bell, and Peggy Dixon. 2008. Restoration ecology of endangered plants on the Limestone Barrens. Final report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund. Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s. World Wildlife Fund, Toronto.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Tilley, Joni Kemp, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, Wilf Nicholls, Edward Donato. 2004. Risk Assessment of Insect Pests and Pathogens on Endangered Plants of the Limestone Barrens of Newfoundland. Interim report prepared for the 2004 Endangered Species Recovery Fund, 33 pp.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Tilley, Joni Kemp, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, Wilf Nicholls, Edward Donato. 2005. Risk Assessment of Insect Pests and Pathogens on Endangered Plants of the Limestone Barrens of Newfoundland. Final report prepared for the 2004 Endangered Species Recovery Fund, 19 pp.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Tilley, Joni Kemp, Julie Robinson, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, and Wilf Nicholls. 2005. Threat assessment and science-based management options for rare plants of the limestone barrens. Interim report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund. Memorial University of Newfoundland, World Wildlife Fund, Toronto, Canada.

Hermanutz, Luise, Susan Tilley, Joni Kemp, Julie Robinson, Trevor Bell, Peggy Dixon, and Wilf Nicholls. 2006. Threat assessment and science-based management options for rare plants of the limestone barrens. Final report for the Endangered Species Recovery Fund. Memorial University of Newfoundland, World Wildlife Fund, Toronto, Canada.

I.B.P. 1974. International Biological Programme - Conservation Terrestrial. Report of Region 8 (Newfoundland and Labrador). 37 pp.

Kelloway, Leigh. 2010. Off-Road Vehicles (ORV) on Limestone Barrens Critical Habitat: Decision Support. Limestone Barrens Habitat Stewardship Program/Conservation Corps Newfoundland and Labrador. Unpublished report. 13 pp. + appendices.

Knight, Ian. 1991. Geology of Cambro-Ordovician Rocks in the Port Saunders (NTS 12I/11), Castors River (NTS 12I/15), St. John Island (NTS 12I/14)) and Torrent River (NTS 12I/10) Map Areas. Report 91-4. Geological Survey Branch. Department of Mines and Energy. Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. xiii + 138 pp. + 4 maps.

Laboratorie de Diagnostic en Phytoprotect. 2012. Final report of analysis results for pathogens isolated from symptomatic Long’s Braya and Fernald’s Braya. Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook, Canada.

Limestone Barrens Habitat Stewardship Program. 2007. Limestone Barrens Conservation and Sustainable Ecotourism Workshop Summary. 12 pp. [Available from]

Martinez, F. and S. Good. 2011. Hybridization levels in the endemic and endangered species Salix jejuna (Barrens Willow) in Newfoundland (Final Report for the Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador). University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Maunder, John E. 2006. The Conundrum of Fernald's Milk-vetch ("Astragalus robbinsii (Oakes) Gray var. fernaldii (Rydberg) Barneby"). Unpublished report submitted to Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. 34 pp.

Meades, William J. 1982. The botanical significance of the calcareous barrens in Northern Newfoundland. Brief to the Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Advisory Council. 28 pp.

Meades, William J. 1989. Ecoregions of Labrador. Unpublished report submitted to the Ecoregions Working Group, for inclusion in Ecoclimatic Regions of Canada. Forestry Canada, St. John's.

Morisset, Pierre, 1996. The Status of Fernald’s Milk-vetch (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) in eastern Canada. [La situation de l'astragale der Robbins variété de Fernald (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) dans l'est du Canada.] Direction de la conservation et du patrimoine écologique, ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune, Québec. 35 p. [English version primarily cited]

Morisset, Pierre, et Michelle Garneau. 1995. Les plantes susceptibles d’être désignées menacées ou vulnérables et autres plantes rares de la région de Blanc-Sablon, Basse-Côte-Nord. Rapport préparé pour le gouvernement du Québec, ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune, Direction de la conservation et du patrimoine écologique, Québec. 48 p.

Slater, Jill. 2005. Results of Statistical Downscaling of Temperature and Precipitation for Daniel's Harbour and St. Anthony, northwestern Newfoundland, using the Statistical Downscaling Model (SDSM). Unpublished report, Department of Geography, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

Slater, Jill, and Trevor Bell. 2005. Statistical Downscaling of Temperature and Precipitation for Impact Assessment of Climate Change on Rare Plants of the Limestone Barrens, Great Northern Peninsula, Newfoundland. Final report prepared for the Interdepartmental Recovery Fund, Canadian Heritage, 92 pp.

Wentzell, Carson. 2002. Rare plant survey, Port au Choix line to navigation light. Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, internal report. 5 pp.


Resource Extraction and Infrastructure Projects:

Project Registration for the Garden Hill Seismic Exploration Program on The Port au Port Peninsula, NL (in accordance with the requirements of the Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Protection Act). 2007. [PDF File]

Revised Exploration Model for the Inversion Fairway, Western Port au Port Peninsula, Newfoundland. 2002. [DOC File] A report for Canadian Imperial Venture Corp., St. John’s, Newfoundland.]


Management Plans and Strategies - Reserves:

Burnt Cape Ecological Reserve Management Plan [PDF File]

Parks Canada. 2007. Port au Choix National Historic Site of Canada: Management Plan. Parks Canada Agency. Ottawa, Canada. [PDF File]

Sandy Cove Ecological Reserve Management Plan [PDF File]

Table Point Ecological Reserve Management Plan [PDF File] Fossil oriented.

Watt's Point Ecological Reserve Management Plan (1990) [PDF file]


Management Plans and Strategies - Species:

Environment Canada. 2011. Management Plan for Fernald’s Milk-vetch (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Management Plan Series, Environment Canada, Ottawa, iv + 14 pp. [PDF File] [This taxon (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) is now considered to be invalid. See: Sokoloff 2010]

Environment Canada. 2012. Recovery Strategy for the Long’s Braya (Braya longii) and the Fernald’s Braya (Braya fernaldii) in Canada [Proposed]. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. v + 38 pp.

Hanel, Claudia, and Brent Keeping. 2006. Management Plan for Fernald’s Milk-vetch (Astragalus robbinsii (Oakes) Gray var. fernaldii (Rydberg) Barneby) in Newfoundland and Labrador 2006-2011. Newfoundland Department of Environment and Conservation, Wildlife Division. [PDF File] [This taxon (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) is now considered to be invalid. See: Sokoloff 2010]

Schmelzer, I. 2005. A management plan for the Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus flammeus) in Newfoundland and Labrador. Wildlife Division, Department of Environment and Conservation. Corner Brook, NL. [PDF file]


Recovery Plans and Strategies:

Austin, James. 2004. Ex situ Conservation and Translocations in Species Recovery: Toward a National Policy and Guidelines for Canada. Report prepared for the Canadian Wildlife Service. 72 pp. PDF file

Belland, René J. 2006. Recovery Plan for Porsild’s Bryum (Bryum porsildii (I. Hagen) Cox & Hedderson). [PDF file]

Djan-Chékar, Nathalie, Luise Hermanutz, Douglas Ballam, Trevor Bell, Joe Brazil, Henry Mann, John Maunder, Susan J. Meades, Wilf Nicholls, Leah Soper, and Gerald Yetman. 2003. Recovery Strategy for the Barrens Willow (Salix jejuna Fernald ). Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook. v + 11 pp. + SARA Addendum (2006) [PDF file]

Environment Canada. 2012. Recovery Strategy for Long’s Braya (Braya longii) and Fernald’s Braya (Braya fernaldii) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. [PDF file]

Hanel, Claudia, and Michael Burzynski. 2009. Recovery Plan for Crowded Wormseed Mustard (Erysimum inconspicuum (S. Watson) MacMill. var. coarctatum (Fernald) Rossbach) in Newfoundland. Wildlife Division, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook. 17 pp. [PDF file]

Hermanutz, Luise A., Henry Mann, Marilyn M. F. E. Anions, Douglas Ballam, Trevor Bell, Joe Brazil, Nathalie Djan-Chékar, George Gibbons, John Maunder, Susan J. Meades, Wilf Nicholls, Noah Smith, and Gerald Yetman. 2002. National Recovery Plan for Long's Braya and Fernald's Braya. National Recovery Plan No. 23. Recovery of Nationally Endangered Wildlife (RENEW), Ottawa, Canada.

Tilley, Susan, Luise Hermanutz, Nathalie Djan-Chékar, Joe Brazil, Douglas Ballam, Trevor Bell, Michael Burzynski, Nicole Lights, Henry Mann, John E. Maunder, Susan J. Meades, Wilf Nicholls, Leah Soper, and Gerald Yetman. 2005. Recovery Strategy for the Low Northern Rockcress (Neotorularia humilis). Wildlife Division, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Corner Brook. v + 14 pp. [PDF file]


Status Reports:

Anions, Marilyn F. E. 2000. COSEWIC Status Report on Barrens Willow, Salix jejuna. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 24 pp. (Unpublished report)

COSEWIC. 2003. Assessment and Status Report on the Porsild’s Bryum Mielichhoferia macrocarpa in Canada. 22 pp. [PDF file]

Meades, Susan J. 1996a. Status Report on Fernald’s Braya (Braya fernaldii). Submitted to COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada), Sept. 1996.

Meades, Susan J. 1996b. Status Report on Long’s Braya (Braya longii) Submitted to COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada), Sept. 1996.

Meades, Susan J. 1996c. Status report on plants at risk in Canada: Fernald's braya (Braya fernaldii Abbe.). Report for the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, St. John's, Canada.

Morisset, Pierre. 1996. The Status of Fernald’s Milk-vetch (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) in eastern Canada. [La situation de l'astragale der Robbins variété de Fernald (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) dans l'est du Canada.] Direction de la conservation et du patrimoine écologique, ministère de l’Environnement et de la Faune, Québec. 35 p. [English version primarily cited] [This taxon (Astragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii) is now considered to be invalid. See: Sokoloff 2010]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2004. The Status of Low Northern Rockcress (Neotorularia humilis) [= Braya humilis] in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2006. The Status of Mackenzie's Sweetvetch (Hedysarum boreale subsp. mackenzii) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2008. The Status of Bodin's Milkvetch (Astragalus bodinii) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2008. The Status of Cutleaf Fleabane (Erigeron compositus) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2008. The Status of Oval-leaved Creeping Spearwort (Ranunculus flammula var. ovalis) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2008. The Status of Rock Dwelling Sedge (Carex petricosa var. misandroides) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2009. The Status of Lindley's Aster (Symphyotrichum ciliolatum) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2012. The Status of Griscom's Arnica (Arnica griscomii subsp. griscomii) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]

Species Status Advisory Committee. 2012. The Status of Wooly Arnica (Arnica angustifolia subsp. tomentosa) in Newfoundland and Labrador. [Some sensitive locality details may have been removed from this public version of the document.] [PDF File]







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