Organic No-Till: Myth or Reality? Webinar Series
March 27 to April 24Webinar
Join PCBFA every Friday at noon for this webinar series. For more information visit https://www.peacecountrybeef.ca/organic-no-till.
Municipal Wetlands Data: Needs, Issues, and Current Resources (Miistakis Webinar 2)
April 6Miistakis Monday Webinar 2
As part of our Regional Wetlands Data Strategy for municipalities in the Bow River Basin, Miistakis convened a workshop for municipal personnel. To inform that gathering, we surveyed municipalities on their wetland data issues an needs, and developed a preliminary catalogue of the datasets currently available to them.
April 6 to April 9Webinar
April 6 - 12 p.m.
April 6 - 7 p.m.
April 9 - 8:30 a.m.
Have you ever wondered how ALUS (the Alternative Land Use Services program) works?
To register visit the eventbrite here.
Canadian Agricultural Partnership Webinar
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada invites you to participate in a free webinar. This webinar is for people who are new to the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs or have not yet joined the programs but would like to learn more about them.
For more information visit the website here.
Investing in Grasslands: Valuing Ecosystem Services from Competing Land-Use Webinar
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. CDT
This presentation (i) explores the trends of grassland loss within the Prairie Habitat Joint Venture, (ii) presents a preliminary overview of the provincial and federal legislation pertaining to grasslands conversion and protection in prairie Canada, and (iii) conducts and economic analysis on competing land use practices for grasslands.
Find the Teams access link here.
Conservation Easements and Conservation Biology (Miistakis Webinar 3)
There can be an odd distance between the tools we use for conservation, and the conservation purposes we are pursuing. Conservation easements are a key private land conservation tool for maintaining biodiversity, but that requires understanding both its mechanics, and its potential application to conservation biology.
Private Land Conservation and the Pathway to Target 1 (Miistakis Webinar 4)
Canada has committed to the internationally-developed goal of achieving 17% protection of our terrestrial land base and inland waters – a necessary effort if we are going to stem the biodiversity crisis, but challenging one. Everyone from the Convention on Biological Diversity to the IUCN says this must include private land conservation. What does this mean for re-thinking our concept of a ‘protected area’?
Community Conserve: Building Environment and Conservation Resources for Alberta Municipalities (Miistakis Webinar 5)
The Miistakis Institute and the Environmental Law Centre (with the support of AUMA and RMA) built Community Conserve to make environment and conservation research more available to Alberta municipalities. Municipal personnel (and others) can download free resources from the site, post issues and ideas to the forum, and even explore options for pooling resources to undertake projects.