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13 results found for: "Environment and Sustainable Resource Development"

Audience: Farmers Information Type: publications

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September 1, 2016

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Only proposed land exchanges that offer a net benefit to the province are approved. If approved, the land is exchanged in accordance with any terms and conditions attached to the approval. After the exchange takes place, the land owner continues to be bound by all applicable laws and regulations.


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March 1, 2015

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The Carbon Offset Emission Factors Handbook contains a listing of common emission factors used in the Alberta carbon offset system as well as common quantification methodologies. Common emission factors, provided in section 1, are intended as inputs to formulae provided in approved quantification...


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November 4, 2014

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Explains the difference between routine and complex land exchanges.


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June 19, 2013

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Wind energy projects must be appropriately sited and well planned to avoid or minimize bat mortalities. The sites chosen for wind power developments due to favourable local meteorological conditions also appear to coincide with bat migration corridors, with turbine heights and numbers playing a...


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January 1, 2013

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There are 12 modules in this workbook, many with worksheets for you to complete. There is a pocket on the back cover for storing your worksheets. The pocket on the front cover is for storing other well documents like your driller's report. Extra copies of worksheets are included in the back cover...


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November 19, 2012

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Provides information on when Licences of Occupation (LOCs) on grazing leases may be locked.


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September 27, 2012

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Trumpet er swans are listed as a Threatened seecies under Alberta's Wildlife Act, and as such are afforded protection against hunting and the destruction of nests. The population of trumpeter swans in Alberta is increasing, but very small (fewer than 1000 breeding individuals). This document...


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March 1, 2012

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On northern Alberta grazing leases it is a common practice to clear some forested areas and develop those areas as tame pastures. This report summarizes the findings a study conducted in the Valleyview area to monitor cattle use of rangeland plant communities and to study the influence that tame...


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June 1, 2011

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Agricultural activities, including the production of livestock, result in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Beef cattle, in particular, release methane (CH4) as a result of the digestion of feed materials in the rumen. These emissions are called enteric emissions and are a significant...


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February 1, 2011

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Tips for keeping livestock safe from bears.