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Share your knowledge with fRI Research’s monthly webinar series fRI Research hosts a monthly webinar series on research, news and updates on natural science, conservation and land use topics. Webinars are hosted by fRI Research and available to the public....
Least conflict lands for renewable developments

Least conflict lands for renewable developments

Least Conflict Lands – Miistakis Institute   Municipal decision support tool for siting renewable energy development What’s the best spot for large-scale solar and wind energy sites? That is the question that Mistakes Institute explored in its 2018 report:...
Bighorn Country proposal open to feedback

Bighorn Country proposal open to feedback

A plan for three provincial parks, four recreation areas and a woodland park near Nordegg was released by the Government of Alberta on November 23, 2018. Albertans are invited to share their feedback on the Bighorn Country proposal – consultations are open until...
Tracking natural assets in municipalities

Tracking natural assets in municipalities

Even though natural assets can provide similar services as infrastructure made by municipalities, natural assets are not often considered equal to their human-made counterparts. A wastewater treatment centre is acknowledged as an important asset to a municipality, but...
Canadian tools for climate change simulations

Canadian tools for climate change simulations

Reports on climate change show the data and information, but visualizing the data is a useful step to understanding what it means. These simulators and tools are created by Canadian researchers to illustrate the potential impacts of climate change across the country....
Wetland resources for Alberta municipalities

Wetland resources for Alberta municipalities

Managing wetlands in settled regions is a challenge. In fact, up to 70 per cent of wetlands in settled areas have been lost in the province. And the decline of wetland habitat continues. The urgency to manage wetlands has created a library of resources dedicated to...
Regional planning as a tool for urban biodiversity

Regional planning as a tool for urban biodiversity

2018 paper explores legislative frameworks for urban biodiversity A home for wildlife does not often make a good home for humans. This is the (overly simplified) foundation for the challenge of biodiversity in urban areas. Biodiversity management falls to all levels...
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