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

April 2002 - On-going
Multisar
Brad Downey
Alberta Conservation Association

MULTISAR is a grassroots program that has collaborated with producers for 18 years and focuses on increasing, maintaining, and improving...

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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

On-going
Conservation Easements
Kristine Tapley
Ducks Unlimited Canada

While maintaining ownership, producers make a commitment to conserve the natural integrity of the habitats agreed upon between the producer...

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Cow-Calf

On-going
Revolving Land Conservation Program
Kristine Tapley
Ducks Unlimited Canada

Under this program, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) purchases land.

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Cow-Calf

2010 - On-going
Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement will be achieved through:

Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants adjacent to cropland on sites with...

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Cow-Calf

September 2015 - March 2020
Multiple Approaches to Habitat Conservation: Finding the Right Fit Encourages Producers to Manage for Species at Risk Habitat
TOM HARRISON
SOUTH OF THE DIVIDE CONSERVATION ACTION PROGRAM INC.

The South of the Divide Conservation Action Program Inc. (SODCAP Inc.

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Cow-Calf

1999 - Ongoing
Grazing Clubs
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

Good pasture management is essential for cattle producers to be successful in the long term.

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Cow-Calf

2008 - Ongoing
Re-Forestation with Native Trees & Eco-Buffer Shelterbelts
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Windbreaks provide important shelter for cattle.

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Cow-Calf

April 2012 - Feb 2014
Impact of grazing management on forage productivity
JEFF BRAIDEK
GOVERNMENT OF SASKATCHEWAN

Forage productivity is has implications on long term financial viability.

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Cow-Calf Backgrounder NGOs

January 2015 - March 2018
Maintaining and Enhancing Wildlife Habitat
CRSB

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

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