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Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement

HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.

ALUS CANADA

2010 - On-going

Audience(s): Cow-Calf   Project Type(s): Demonstration

Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement will be achieved through:

  • Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants adjacent to cropland on sites with soil, topography or field continuity challenges
  • Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants to replace windbreak shelterbelts at end-of-life for livestock protection
  • Planting more diverse legume species on field headlands & hay fields
  • Planting flowering shrub & herbaceous eco-buffer species adjacent to riparian & wetland areas on pasture land
Goals:

Goal #3: Enhance ecosystem services and biodiversity on lands managed by beef producers

Indicators Addressed:
  • Habitate for wildlife is maintained or enhanced, and wildlife conflict prevention is managed

13,882 acres planted nationally as of March 31, 2018

Communication Tools:

ALUS Canada Website (www.alus.ca), Municipal agriculture section newsletters, press releases, displays at agricultural trade shows.

Tagged as: Environment Land Use