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

Tags: forests

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December 1, 2018

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Bugs & Diseases informs LFS, Industry and other forestry-related personnel about current forest health issues.


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November 6, 2017

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The Government of Alberta, through the Department of Agriculture and Forestry (AF), regulates forest management on the Crown Land of Alberta. Reforestation in Alberta is the responsibility, by law, of those who harvest trees on Crown Land. Companies that harvest trees are required to report the...


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December 1, 2013

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This paper describes an attempt to develop correlation prediction equations using data from Alberta species grown in the Alberta environment. It changes the form of the equation used by Lambeth by inputting the age difference between measurement and rotation ages as a predictor variable as...


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September 1, 2013

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Presents a background article on the management of Alberta forests. This resource is relevant to Junior and Senior High School studies.


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July 1, 2013

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The aim of reclamation under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act is to obtain "equivalent land capacity," which is defined as the ability of the land to support various land uses after conservation and reclamation similar to the ability that existed prior to activity being conducted...


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May 28, 2013

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As a part of an integrated provincial forest growth and yield program, this document describes the minimum standards for accepting existing permanent sample plots (PSPs) and measuring new PSPs in Alberta. Variables required to be measured at plot and tree levels are described, along with relevant...


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May 1, 2013

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This report provides a snapshot of the contributions Alberta's forest sector makes to the province. It describes this contribution using a number of different metrics, and provides some context around the market conditions experienced over the last few years. It also provides some insight into...


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February 1, 2013

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The Tree Species Adaptation Risk Management project is funded by the Climate Change and Emission Management Corporation to address some of the climate change adaptation challenges outlined above. The partners in this project are the Alberta ESRD and forest companies involved in tree improvement...


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September 1, 2012

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This resource was designed to bring the biology and issues surrounding the mountain pine beetle into the spotlight for junior high science students in Alberta and British Columbia.


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August 3, 2012

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This fact sheet provides information about watersheds, the relationship between forests and watersheds, and natural and human factors that can affect this relationship.