CONNECTING RESEARCH AND POLICY FOR BETTER 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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Measuring conservation offsets: why it matters

November 30, 2017

It is becoming increasingly common for land and resource developers to offer, or be required, to provide compensation for the disturbance which they cause to natural ecosystems. …

New model for predicting water demand and expansion of irrigation highlight new Alberta Land Institute report

November 22, 2017

EDMONTON, AB (November 22, 2017): A new report released by the Alberta Land Institute highlights the economic benefits of expanding Alberta’s irrigation system and improved…

Update from Alberta's Living Laboratory Project: Restoring wetlands through market based solutions

September 6, 2017

To create a sustainable future for Alberta’s economy and environment means implementing and discovering practical methods to better conserve and restore wetlands.  It’s…

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