Key Biodiversity Areas for Land Use Planning in Manitoba and Newfoundland

Wildlife and ecosystems in Canada and around the world continue to decline with negative repercussions for our biodiversity, which is essential to maintain a healthy and sustainable life. One of the key challenges of conservation is knowing where to in …

Canada Water Agency Forum Response

To provide backbone support for multi-partner collaborative engagement with government on the creation of a new Canada Water Agency.

A Public Policy Collaborative

This project seeks to respond to the broad problem of transitioning to a low carbon emissions economy, with a focus on how that can be achieved in Alberta, which needs “to develop and leverage its existing resources and assets in a way that builds the …

Effective Property Buyout Programs to Reduce Flood Risk in a Changing Climate

This project will produce evidence-based recommendations on the design and implementation of effective property buyout programs in order to reduce the risks and costs associated with flooding for Canadians.

Finding the Path to Better Soil Health: An Exploratory Workshop

This grant supported a one-day workshop bringing together government representatives, producers, non-profit organizations, and researchers to articulate the current state of “sustainable” land use practices in Alberta.  The workshop provided direction …

Protected Areas and Conservation Landscapes Certification

Nature Conservancy intends to broaden the definition of protected areas in Canada through the development of a national framework for formally recognizing, certifying and accounting for privately protected lands, working landscapes, other effective are …

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