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Tags: Public lands

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May 13, 2015

Description

Approximately 60 per cent of the province's land base is public land. It is managed for a variety of uses, under an integrated resource management philosophy (integrating the many resource uses and needs on public lands). Although the majority of the land supports forest production, it is also...


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July 1, 2003

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An important economic consideration in the management of Alberta's tame pastures is controlling the amount of woody plants such as trees and shrubs (also called brush encroachment). In low cover amounts, woody plants on tame pastures can provide complimentary livestock forage, provide shade, act...


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October 1, 1997

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Alberta is an ecologically diverse province. The wide range of land forms and vegetation communities create a large mosaic of natural landscapes that provide habitat for Alberta's fish and wildlife. Public lands are an important source of fish and wildlife habitat and these habitat requirements...


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October 1, 1997

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Public lands in Alberta include a wide diversity of landscapes and ecosystems. It's important to ensure that management of these lands takes into account their ecological significance and sensitivity. Conservation and protection are important aspects of public land management. Therefore,...


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October 1, 1997

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Topics covered in this two-page fact sheet include: extent of ownership of beds and shores, effect of flooding on ownership, affect of drought on ownership, accreted lands, access to bed and shore, and management of bed and shores.


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October 1, 1997

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Land use planning is a responsibility shared by the provincial government and local municipalities. The co-ordination of planning activities is a key factor in sustainable development and long-term use of public lands. It also helps achieve local economic development and land use objectives.


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September 1, 1997

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Discusses trapping rights on agricultural leases and how a trapper may obtain consent to trap on agricultural lease lands.


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July 1, 1997

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Timber on public land in the White Area (settled portion of Alberta) has attracted more interest over the past few years, as the value of timber has increased and most timber in the Green Area (forested portion of Alberta) has been allocated to forest companies. However, forested lands in the...


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Last Modified

July 1, 1997

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In Alberta there's vacant public land that contains hay that can be harvested and sold, or fed to livestock. However, before this hay can be cut, authorization must be obtained from the appropriate government agency.


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Last Modified

May 1, 1995

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Public Lands is often asked questions about the livestock ownership requirements and grazing dispositions. The grazing regulations require that livestock on a lease, permit or licence must be owned by the disposition holder. Sometimes, when private agreements are made between the disposition...