In 1995, a spring and summer harlequin duck survey of the McLeod River and its tributaries was undertaken for preparation of an Enviornmental Impact Assessment for Cardinal River Coals Ltd.'s Cheviot Mine project.
The detailed study was continued in 1997, 1998, and 1999 with the overall goal of using the results to help maintain a viable population of harlequin ducks ithin the McLeod River system.
This report summarizes the 1999 Cheviot Harlequin Duck project's results.
Harlequin Duck Program Reports
Report 1: 1998 CWS Surveys
Report 2: Harlequin Duck Use of the McLeod Watershed
Report 3: 1999 CWS Surveys
Report 4: Cheviot Harlequin Duck Study 1999 Summary
Report 5: Compendium of McLeod Publications
Report 6: Conservation Outlook