September 1, 2022

Introducing Sukhwinder Singh: Soil Health Coordinator

Since July 2022, Sukhwinder Singh has been working as Alberta Land Institute’s Soil Health Coordinator. He is investigating the current state of soil health policies and farming practices in Alberta. Sukhwinder has a background in agricultural sustainability, specifically focused on soil health, water management, and land use. He belongs to a farming family in Punjab (India), and so growing…

December 3, 2021

Introducing Lisa Neame: Soil Health ambassador

Soil health is a complex and multidisciplinary subject which is garnering a lot of attention right now. Since August, Soil Health Coordinator Lisa Neame has been laying the groundwork for a successful soil health program at Alberta Land Institute. Get to know Alberta Land Institute’s newest member. “ALI’s soil health project was a natural fit for my background and interests,” says Lisa Neame,…

December 3, 2021

Happy World Soil Day

You might have other plans: Holiday shopping, visiting Santa, and celebrating the end of the Festival of Lights. This Sunday, consider observing World Soil Day. Held annually on December 5th, the United Nations has designated the day to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for the sustainable management of soil resources. Here’s information about the day, why soil health…

November 2, 2021
Tags: Research

Live Presentation: ALI Research Showcase -- Tools, Plans and Changing Attitudes

Alberta Land Institute showcases research.   Wednesday, November 17, 2021 1 - 4 PM MST This was a FREE presentation: 30 min presentations - followed by Q&A/discussion   PRESENTATION ONE: LAND USE TOOLS AS PART OF A LONG-TERM STRATEGY FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT 1 - 2 PM MST Dr. Kristof Van Assche, Professor Planning, Governance & Development, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences View Research: Land…

November 1, 2021

Land Use 2021: full summary now available

We're pleased to present a summary pdf of our international hit web series - Land Use 2021: A Place for Biodiversity Offsets.  Check out the document. To help advance thinking, policy and practice respecting biodiversity offsetting, in April through June 2021 the Alberta Land Institute presented a series of web-based presentations and discussions to improve understanding regarding current thinking…