Grassland Restoration Forum

WORKING IN NATIVE GRASSLAND PRIMER

Target Audience: Project Managers and Contractors.

Useful for: Landowners, inclusion in bid documents and pre-job meetings with contractors. 

Industrial activity, agriculture, recreation and conservation interests are often competing to use the same piece of land. Working together with these stakeholder groups, the oil and gas industry and government regulatory authorities have developed principles, guidelines and tools that reduce the footprint of industrial activity in this multiple-use landscape.

The Revitalization of Alberta’s Certified Weed Free Forage

The Revitalization of Alberta’s Certified Weed Free Forage Megan Evans, Megan Evans, Executive Director Alberta Invasive Species Council About the AISC Non-profit established in 2006 Large Board of Directors from variety of backgrounds Two staff Funding comes from a variety of sources We aim to: –Increase awareness –Serve as a respected source of credible information …

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Stavely Research Ranch

Situated in the Porcupine Hills west of Stavely, Alberta, the Staveley Research Ranch is a unique and valuable demonstration of long-term effects of land management on grassland ecosystems in Alberta. Stavely was instrumental in development of the Alberta Range Health Assessment Protocols. Stavely continues to provide research opportunities, managed through the University of Alberta, Rangeland Research Institute (RRI) https://rri.ualberta.ca/research/stavely-research-station/.

WORKING IN NATIVE GRASSLAND: A PRIMER FOR PROJECT MANAGERS AND CONTRACTERS – 2020/21 WINTER WEBINAR

WEBINAR SERIES:WORKING IN NATIVE GRASSLAND A PRIMER FOR PROJECT MANAGERS AND CONTRACTORS  Presenter: Marilyn Neville Q&A Support: Tracy Kupchenko, AEP BACKGROUND The Government of Alberta has long recognized the need to conserve native grassland ecological resources for future generations. Industrial activity, agriculture, recreation and conservation interests are often competing to use the same piece of …

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Targeted Grazing For Vegetation Management: Plant and Animal Interactions and Recommended Monitoring Protocols

Targeted grazing uses livestock timing, frequency, intensity, and selectivity to apply herbivory pressure on target plant species or portions of the landscape to reach specific vegetation objectives. It can be a useful tool to manipulate plant cover in both mature plant communities and in areas recovering from disturbance. Although a simple concept, it is more complex in practice and relies on an understanding of several different interacting factors, including the interactions between plants and herbivores. Check out our resources on the information portal.

OUR PERENNIAL GATHERING!
GRASSLAND RESTORATION FORUM FALL INFORMATION SESSION

Join us in person November 17th at the Claresholm Community Hall for our annual Fall Information Session