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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Leadership Transition: ALI Welcomes new Research Director

December 8, 2016

This December, the Alberta Land Institute is pleased to announce a senior leadership transition, with the arrival of its new Research Director, Dr. Eran Kaplinsky. Since…

Realities of Regional Planning: ALI Panel at AAMDC Fall Convention

November 23, 2016

What will new regional planning requirements mean for some of Alberta‚Äôs smallest communities? How will changes to the Municipal Government Act influence the relationships…

Drivers of Land Use Change: New Paper from ALI Researchers

November 2, 2016

Does proximity to a well-developed road network correspond with changes to the way land is used? Does the presence of an irrigation system encourage agricultural producers…