Jane Lancaster Landscape About Prairies

June 17, 1:30PM    WHY GRASSLANDS? – Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society

Every day the grasslands of our province provide gifts of vast biodiversity, rich cultural heritage and essential ecosystem services. And yet, only 1.29% of Alberta’s native grasslands exist protected. What gives??? And how and why should any of us care? Get ready to meet your prairie home again for the first time, as CPAWS Educator Sabrina Ryans unearths the relationships that lie at the heart of ‘why grasslands’ matter…now and forever…

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VIRTUAL GRAZING SCHOOL

July 20, 10AM – Tame Grass on Native Grasslands: Risks and Opportunities

July 22, 10AM – Interpreting and Applying Stocking Rates on Rangelands

July 27, 10AM – Weed Ecology, Control and Species of Concern in Alberta

July 29, 10AM – Producer Perspectives

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Past Webinars

Testing Management Intensive Cattle Grazing as a Restorative Tool in Semi-Arid Rangelands – Kristi Gordon

Management-intensive grazing (MiG) has recently become more recognized as a land management tool. Our research tests both MiG and traditional grazing practices for their ability to restore native, semi-arid rangeland that has been invaded by the plant spotted knapweed (Centaurea stoebe).

Connecting Corridors Webinar

With the generous support of our Saskatchewan PCAP Partners the webinar provided an opportunity for 60 participants including workshop invitees as well as other interested parties from the PCF/PCAP networks to hear about the following projects: