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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.

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/.

Recommended Monitoring Protocols for Targeted Grazing Projects

Recommended Monitoring Protocols for Targeted Grazing Projects Targeted grazing is used to address numerous conservation issues including but not limited to: noxious weed and non-native plant species invasion, woody vegetation invasion of grasslands, grass and broadleaf woody vegetation invasion of regenerating forests, and manipulation of vegetation and litter to reduce fire hazard or enhance habitat …

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