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

Topics: Environment Audience: Farmers Formats: PDF

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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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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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August 1, 2009

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This brochure provides an overview of the Working Well program, a province-wide program that encourages Alberta’s water well owners to manage and protect their wells and common groundwater supplies. Includes information about Working Well workshops, which are designed to help landowners protect...


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September 1, 2007

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This quantification protocol is written for those familiar with process change and energy efficiency projects. Some familiarity with, or general understanding of, the operation of these practices and processes is expected. It should be noted that while this protocol is mainly targeted at farm...