University of Alberta Biotron
||State of the art controlled
environmental chambers and greenhouse facilities.
Biology Service Unit
||More state of the art stuff
for molecular genetics research.
|SAMPL - Soil and Plant Processing Laboratory
facilities for processing and analyzing soil and plant samples.
and wildlife research unit
research exists at two facilities operated by the University:
Kinsella ranch and Ministik research station. The 3200 ha ranch is
located in the southern edge of the Aspen Parkland, 150 km southeast of
Edmonton, home to Bison, cattle, and deer. Facilities include office-laboratory and dormitory
space. The facility is also used in co-operative research with
Ducks Unlimited Canada and Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural
Development. Minisitik is home to a research Elk population, and
is 50 km east of Edmonton in a primarily forested area. Ministik
contains facilities for research in large mammal physiology.
and Land Research Unit
|| A full infrastructure support unit exists at
this site run by AFNS, that manages land use, crop rotations and equipment repair
for the Edmonton Research Station, Ellerslie Research Station and for
on-farm research sites. Agricultural land is available for a
variety studies in basic and/or applied science.
Lake Entomological Research Station
||George Lake is located at the
southern edge of the boreal mixed forest subzone, and includes lake
access, bogs, sedge meadows, and varied forest types including poplar,
birch, willow, and spruce stands. George Lake is located 65 km northwest
of the city of Edmonton.
|Kluane Lake Research Station
||Field station in
southwest Yukon. Managed by University of Calgary.
Vascular Plant Herbarium
||At present the entire
collection of about 250,000 mounted specimens
||The Cryptogamic Herbarium,
with approximately 200,000 specimens, is the third largest of its kind
Strickland Entomological Museum
one million specimens.
||Contains numerous terrestrial and aquatic