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Tortue peinte de l'Ouest (Chrysemys picta bellii)

Remerciements et experts contactés

Nous remercions tous ceux qui ont offert des enregistrements de tortue peinte de l’ouest aux musées et aux organismes au cours des années; en particulier, Mike Oldham, J. Bakowski et Jeff Robinson (en Ontario), Mike Sarrell (en Colombie-Britannique) et Dana Shock (en Saskatchewan) ont apporté d’importantes contributions. Nous avons également apprécié le soutien les membres du personnel du gouvernement, notamment ceux avec lesquels nous avons communiqué à plusieurs reprises : Mike Oldham (Centre d’information sur le patrimoine naturel de l’Ontario), James Duncan (CDC du Manitoba), Jeanette Pepper (CDC de la Saskatchewan), Richard Quinlan (Species at Risk Program de l’Alberta), Marta Donovan (CDC de la Colombie-Britannique), Laura Friis (MWLAP de la Colombie-Britannique) et Ross Clarke (CBFWCP de B.C. Hydro). Nous remercions également les conservateurs de musée et les consultants privés de leur collaboration. La préparation du présent rapport de situation a été financée par le Service canadien de la faune d’Environnement Canada.


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Communications personnelles

Achuff, Peter. Biologiste en évaluation des espèces, Direction de l’intégrité écologique, Parcs Canada, bureau national, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 5 août 2005.

Brown, Jeffery. Étudiant à la maîtrise ès sciences de la University of Guelph, Rattlesnake Research biologist Okanagan British Columbia, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 1er novembre 2005.

Buchner, Ray.Biologiste, Service canadien de la faune, correspondance par courriel, le 2 septembre 2005.

Clark, Ross. Project biologist, Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, B.C. Hydro, Nelson (Colombie-Britannique), correspondance par courriel, le 29 septembre 2004.

Congdon, Justin.Senior Scientist at Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (Caroline du Sud), États-Unis, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, mai 2005.

Cook, Francis. Emeritus Curator of amphibians and Reptiles Canadian National Museum of Nature, Ottawa, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 2 novembre 2005.

de Solla, Shane.Biologiste de la conservation de la faune, Service canadien de la faune, Centre canadien des eaux intérieures, Burlington (Ontario), correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, juin 2005.

Didiuk, Andrew.Biologiste, Région des Prairies et du Nord, Service canadien de la faune, correspondance par courriel, le 6 janvier 2006.

Duncan, James. Zoologiste, Manitoba Conservation Data Centre, Winnipeg (Manitoba), correspondance par courriel, le 17 juin 2004.

Friis, Laura. Species at Risk Biologist (Colombie-Britannique), correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 31 octobre 2005.

Gagnon, Elsa.Biologiste, Direction des espèces en péril, Service canadien de la faune, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, septembre 2005, le 31 janvier 2006.

Gregory, Pat. Professeur, University of Victoria, Department of Biology, Victoria (Colombie-Britannique), Canada, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 30 octobre 2005.

Griffin, Kathy. Turtle biologist, Wildlife Biology Program, University of Montana, Missoula (Montana), correspondance par courriel, le 7 septembre 2005.

Krebs, John. Senior biologist, BC Hydro’s Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Compensation Project, conversation téléphonique, le 12 septembre 2005.

Machmer, Marlene. Biologiste, Pandion Ecological Research Ltd, correspondance par courriel, les 8 et 28 octobre 2004.

Oldham, Mike.Botaniste/herpétologiste, centre d’information sur le patrimoine naturel de l’Ontario, Peterborough (Ontario), correspondance par courriel, le 18 juin 2004.

Pepper. Jeanette. Biologiste, Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre, Regina (Saskatchewan).

Quinlan, Richard.Wildlife Biologist, Biodiversity at Risk Program, Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division, correspondance par courriel, le 11 juin 2004.

Sarell, Mike.PRBio, Ophiuchus Consulting, R.R. 2, Oliver (Colombie-Britannique) V0H 1T0, correspondance par courriel adressée à Ron Brooks, le 31 octobre 2005.

Vanderschuit, W. 2005. Correspondance par courriel adressée à R.J. Brooks, août 2005.