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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Feedlot

2019 - Ongoing
Cold Climate Floating Island Technology
SEAN THOMPSON
OLDS COLLEGE

Plants on the floating islands act as hyper-accumulators, taking up excessive nutrients from the water and the air, creating clean...

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Cow-Calf

Ongoing
Shell Buffalo Hills Conservation Ranch
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

Shell Buffalo Hills Conservation Ranch is a is a fully operational cattle ranch that includes 4,130 acres of pristine, native...

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Cow-Calf

2010 - Ongoing
Riparian & Wetland Ecosystem Improvement
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
ALUS CANADA

Riparian & Wetland Ecosystem Improvement will be achieved through:

Exclusion Fencing on Pasture Land to reduce livestock impact
Grassed buffer strips on...

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Cow-Calf NGOs Government

1992 - Ongoing
Cows and Fish
NORINE AMBROSE
ALBERTA RIPARIAN HABITAT MANAGEMENT SOCIETY

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

2017 - Ongoing
Tantramar Community Pasture
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

A unique partnership between Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Tantramar Community Pasture Association for the protection of a 100-acre...

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Cow-Calf

2010 - Ongoing
Touchwood Hills Conservation Ranch
KRISTINE TAPLEY
DUCKS UNLIMITED CANADA

Touchwood Hills Conservation Ranch consists of 6,400 ac. characterized by rolling hills, ample wetlands and aspen parkland.

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Cow-Calf

Winter 2017 - Summer 2018
Demonstration of Monitors for Remote Watering Systems for Livestock
ALICIA SOPATYK
SK MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

The use of remote watering systems for livestock can help to improve water quality, reduce soil erosion and protect riparian...

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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 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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