Presentations

Western Sky Land Trust - Alberta Lands: Connecting Generations

The success story of conserving the 12,300 ac Mattheis Research Ranch in southern Alberta is celebrated and beautifully told by Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, The Honorable Lois Mitchell; Jerry Brunen, Executive Director of Western Sky Land Trust; and graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Alberta. The importance of the land, the generousity of Edwin and Ruth Mattheis for their long-term vision, the partnership between the University of Alberta Rangeland Research Institute and Western Sky Land Trust, and what it means to a younger generation is told in this video production. The video production was created at the Mattheis Research Ranch in July 2017 and the video launch took place in Calgary, Alberta on October 23, 2017.

 

 

 

Managing Grazing and Cropping to Regenerate Soil Carbon and Ecosystem Services

Dr. Richard Teague from Texas A&M presented some of his research and philosophy about managing grazing systems. He presented to an audience of researchers, graduate, and undergraduate students at the University of Alberta in Edmonton - February 15, 2017.

 

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Review of current research on rangeland ecosystems goods and services in Alberta

Dr. Daniel Hewins presented research that he and his collaborators, Drs. Cameron Carlyle and Edward Bork, are currently working on in Alberta rangelands. Research includes work on grassland carbon storage, grazing, and greenhouse gases presented at the 7th Annual Canadian Forage and Grassland Association in Winnipeg, MB - November 14, 2016.

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An Overview of Canada's Rangeland and Pasture Resources

 RRI Director, Dr. Edward Bork, gave the first plenary session presentation at the 10th International Rangeland Congress held in Saskatoon, SK - July 2016.

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Current Research on Environmental Goods and Services in Alberta Grasslands

Dr. Edward Bork gave an overview of research being conducted on environmental goods and services in Alberta grasslands in Lanigan, SK - June 2016.

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Water Research on Alberta Grasslands

Dr. Edward Bork presented an overview of water research at the Agricultural Water Management Workshop in Edmonton, AB - May 2016.

 

Overview of Grassland Research: Environmental Goods and Services, Carbon, and Drought

Dr. Edward Bork, Dr. Dan Hewins, and Dr. Cameron Carlyle gave a joint presentation about their respective research on Environmental Goods and Services, Carbon, and Drought to the Alberta Forage Industry Network in Leduc, AB - March 2016.

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Weed management

Dr. Edward Bork presented research results about Canada Thistle control in pastures using herbicides, fertilizers, and rotational grazing - February 2016.

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Aspen Management

Dr. Edward Bork speaks about the cattle industry's evolving perspectives on aspen management, as part of the Department of Renewable Resources Seminar Series: