Inspiration and insights from Alberta's stewardship community.
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Their Commitment to Stewardship

For Lucien Royer and Judith Basisty, participating in the Green Acreages program has been an important step towards their goal of helping to mitigate climate change and making their acreage more climate resilient. Learn how Green Acreages helped them conceptualize, shape and implement an important wetland restoration on their property.
People often have the passion to take personal action on an issue of concern but, more often than not, they are not sure how to get started and what to do. This handy booklet offers steps, tips and tools to getting your community stewardship efforts going in the right direction.
The true value of trees and urban forests is much more than the sticker price. Urban trees and forests play a key role in mitigating the effects of climate change, and a more fulsome accounting of trees' values is needed by communities, as well as a robust urban forest management approach.
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Meet Our Newest Team Member

As the newest Land Stewardship Centre team member, Pamela Billey brings a wealth of experience to our organization's outreach and engagement portfolio. Keep reading to learn more about her and why she believes this is the "job she was born to do."

Thank You Peavey Mart

A special shout out to Peavey Mart for helping to get the word out about the Green Acreages Guide. Look for these posters and ask to see a sample copy at customer service desks in their stores across Alberta. Also, check out their Connected to the Land postcast featuring our own Milena McWatt.

There's Still Time to Apply for Green Acreages Funding

Our Green Acreages Program still has funding available for the 2022-23 year to support owners of acreages, hobby farms and recreational properties across Alberta in mitigating the impacts of flooding and/or drought. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to transform your acreage and enhance your property. Apply today.

Stewardship Shorts

  • Join Lesser Slave Lake Watershed Council and Peace Country Beef and Forage Association at their Pasture Walk on July 28; learn about water management, cattle nutrition, soil and annual forages, and programs that can help you improve water access for your operations.
  • From 29 July to 7 August, join the 6th International Monarch Monitoring Blitz.
  • Provide your input into the establishment of Big Island Provincial Park in Edmonton.
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