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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Alkaline Wing-nerved Moss in Canada

Acknowledgements

The late V. Krajina translated important portions of the papers by Abramova et al. (1973) and Vanek (1952). Wynne Miles made helpful comments on the manuscript. Fred Knezevich and Don Gayton provided field assistance. Bruce Bennett kindly collected mosses in the Yukon.

Funding for the preparation of this status report was provided by the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.


Authorities Contacted

John A. Christy
Wetland Ecologist, Oregon Natural Heritage Program
Herbarium Research Associate, Oregon State University

Ray Coupe
Ecologist, Ministry of Forests, Williams Lake, British Columbia

Don Gayton
Grassland Ecologist, Forest Research Extension Partnership (FORREX), Nelson, British Columbia

Fred Knezevich
Private Consultant, range ecologist, Williams Lake, British Columbia

Hans Roemer
Ecologist, Victoria, British Columbia

W. B. Schofield
Professor Emeritus, Botany Department
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kent Watson
Soils Expert, University College of the Cariboo,
Kamloops, British Columbia.


Information Sources

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