ALES signs conservation agreement to preserve Mattheis Ranch forever

The University of Alberta and Western Sky Land Trust signed a conservation agreement that guarantees the U of A’s 12,000-acre Mattheis Ranch will be conserved forever.

In announcing the agreement, one of the biggest in the history of Alberta, Faculty of ALES dean Stan Blade said it provides $3.8 million in funding from Western Sky Land Trust to the university as compensation for future development.

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