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Topics: Environment Organizations: Environment and Parks Audience: Farmers

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March 1, 2018

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Provide ranchers with information about wolves, bears, cougars and coyotes and the attack characteristics specific to each predator.


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November 1, 2017

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This fact sheet explains how to homeowners living in bear country can effectively and safely manage fruit trees to reduce negative human-bear interactions.


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May 1, 2017

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This fact sheet explains how to effectively and safely compost deadstock in bear country. Effective composting of deadstock will reduce negative human bear interactions thereby reducing incidents of public safety, property damage and human caused bear mortality.


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February 14, 2017

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Fact sheet outlining preventative mitigation for conflict between chickens and bears.


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February 1, 2017

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Fact sheet outlining preventative mitigation for conflict between bears and bee producers.


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June 30, 2016

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This document is intended to help provide clarity to frequently-asked questions arising from the Guide to Water Act Authorizations Required for Dugouts, Borrow Pits and other types of Pits/Excavations, and to clarify application requirements for the excavation types as listed in the title....


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February 25, 2016

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Agricultural activities, including the production of livestock, result in greenhouse gas emissions into 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 contributor...


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December 1, 2015

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The castle River Range Reference Area (RRA) is one of 47 reference areas currently part of the Rocky Mountain Forest Reserve portion of the Range Reference Area Program in Alberta. It began as a single transect in 1953 and an exclosure was constructed in 1962. It has been sampled by evolving...


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December 1, 2015

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Alberta rangelands account for approximately eight million acres and provide forage for about 14 per cent of the beef cattle produced in the province (ESRD 2012). Rangelands provide many benefits; they safeguard watersheds, provide habitat and forage for wildlife, re storehouses of biodiversity,...


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November 1, 2015

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In the summer of 2010, the Government of Alberta established temporary closures of known bat hibernacula under provincial authority in order to protect hibernating bats from White-nose Syndrome (WNS). Given that the voluntary closure has been in effect for the five years originally recommended, a...