Edmonton Journal: The two sites, Onefour and Stavely, were administered by the federal government until 2013, when the province stepped in to manage them. The new agreement, announced Wednesday at the U of A’s faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, allows the university stable, long-term access to conduct research.
The ranches will continue to maintain rangeland and native grassland, providing wildlife habitat and grazing space.
“The opportunity cost of losing access to these sites necessitates that we have a more long-term agreement,” said Edward Bork, director of the Rangeland Research Institute at the U of A.
Read the entire Edmonton Journal article: Province and University of Alberta partner to provide long-term agricultural research at ranches.