Projects Inventory

The Sustainability Projects Inventory is a database of completed and ongoing projects from CRSB members and non-members that align with the ten goals from the National Beef Sustainability Assessment and Strategy. These sustainability projects are designed to demonstrate, pilot or promote sustainability practices. 

The Annual Sustainability Projects Inventory Survey is open between April 1 and May 31 each year, it is open to both CRSB members and non-members.

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Cow-Calf NGOs

April 2021 - March 2023
Using the Bird-friendliness Index to assess impacts of Best Management Practices for grassland conservation
Silke Nebel
Birds Canada

Birds Canada is developing a new monitoring protocol to assess impact of conservation initiatives in prairie grasslands.

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Cow-Calf NGOs Institutions/Academics

April 2021 - March 2022
Virtual Fencing, The Future of Livestock Management
Amanda J Miller
BC Cattlemen's Association

Fencing is the primary livestock management tool used across the Canada’s rangelands.

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Cow-Calf Government NGOs

April 2015 - March 2022
Vermilion River Wetland Restoration and Enhancement Project
Leah Kongsrude
North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance

The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) is partnering with the Vermilion River Watershed Alliance (VRWA) to restore and enhance wetlands...

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Cow-Calf NGOs Institutions/Academics

March 2012 - December 2018
Assessing Ecosystem Services in Alberta
Carrie Selin
Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute

The Ecosystem Services Assessment (ESA) project maps and quantifies ecosystem services produced on Alberta’s landscapes.

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Cow-Calf NGOs Government

1992 - Ongoing
Cows and Fish

A handshake agreement started Cows and Fish in 1992 - a recognition that livestock producers needed a voluntary, proactive approach...

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Cow-Calf Backgrounder NGOs

January 2015 - March 2018
Maintaining and Enhancing Wildlife Habitat

Over 1000 species make their home on Canadian rangelands, their habitat regularly overlapping with agricultural landscapes, particularly livestock grazing operations.

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Backgrounder Feedlot Retail/Foodservice NGOs Government

April 1, 2019 - December 2022
Surveillance of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance in Canadian feedlot cattle
Joyce van Donkersgoed
Alberta Cattle Feeders Association

The Public Health Agency of Canada monitors antimicrobial resistance in healthy livestock arriving at abattoirs and retail meat through it’s...

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