Innovative Land Management

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Alberta is changing before our eyes. More people are living in the province than ever before, and as they come here to build lives, raise families, and find futures, the landscape shifts around them.

Changes on the land often lead to evolutions in policy, so to support better land management, the Alberta Land Institute provides impartial, academic research to inform policymakers, stakeholders, and the public about important land use issues.

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Factors and Price: Investigating Agricultural Land Values in Alberta

July 23, 2015

In February of 2015, Statistics Canada identified two cities as Canada’s fastest-growers, and both are located in Alberta. Calgary and Edmonton both saw more than 3.3%…

Fragmentation and Influence: ALI Research Team Publishes Project's First Paper

July 17, 2015

The Alberta Land Institute's three-year project Economic Evaluation of Farmland Conversion and Fragmentation in Alberta is examining the province's agricultural landscape.…

Responses To Change: Studying Reactions to Agricultural Land Conversion in Alberta's Capital Region

July 16, 2015

The Capital Region of Alberta includes Edmonton and its surrounding counties and municipalities –– an area in which conversion of land from agriculture to 'developed'…