Sustainable Action Canmore
By: Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Grant Number: 2009-05

This project was a pioneering community-based program designed to foster sustainable behaviour among the Town’s households. Combining door-to-door canvassing with the tools of Community-Based Social Marketing, the program enlisted residents to take action in one of four domains: water use, energy efficiency, waste reduction, and transportation impacts.

Grant #: 2009-05
Author: Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley
Year: 2010
Format: website, ppt

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Making the Connection: Water and Land in Alberta
By: Water Matters
Grant Number: 2009-07

A comprehensive analysis of how land use impacts the health of watersheds, Making the Connection points out the best – and often cheapest – way to maintain clean drinking water, healthy aquatic ecosystems, and abundant fisheries is not to allow them to be compromised in the first place.

Grant #: 2009-07
Author: Water Matters
Year: 2010
Format: pdf

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Conservation brochure
By: Alberta land Trust Alliance
Grant Number: 2009-03


The Alberta Land Trust Alliance (ALTA) is a not-for-profit organization that strives to ensure Alberta’s future landscapes are rich in biodiversity and have strong ecological integrity. The Foundation funded a series of factsheets on private land conservation in Alberta and the services offered by land trusts.

Grant #: 2009-03
Author: Alberta land Trust Alliance
Year: 2009
Format: hard copy

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Sustainability Primer
By: The Natural Step
Grant Number: 2008-17

These latest publications offer creative methods to help municipalities, businesses and organizations find the balance between planning futures and protecting the environment. The Sustainability Primer offers strategies to difficult planning challenges, while Planning for Sustainability: A Planners Guide details the framework to develop strategic and sustainable goals.

Grant #: 2008-17
Author: The Natural Step
Year: 2009
Format: pdf

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Planning for Sustainability – A Starter Guide
By: The Natural Step
Grant Number: 2008-17

These latest publications offer creative methods to help municipalities, businesses and organizations find the balance between planning futures and protecting the environment. The Sustainability Primer offers strategies to difficult planning challenges, while Planning for Sustainability: A Planners Guide details the framework to develop strategic and sustainable goals.

Grant #: 2008-17
Author: The Natural Step
Year: 2009
Format: pdf

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Land Use Simulator website Alberta Tomorrow
By: Miistakis Institute/Forem Technologies (Brad Stelfox)
Grant Number: 2008-16

Simulations of changes in land use over time as well as forcasts based on historical rates of change.

Grant #: 2008-16
Author: Miistakis Institute/Forem Technologies (Brad Stelfox)
Year: 2009
Format: website

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Future of Alberta Land Use Customized Land Use Presentations for the Real Estate Industry by Brad Stelfox
By: Alberta Real Estate Foundation
Grant Number: 2008-14

This is a customized and interactive powerpoint presentation focused on the real estate industry in Alberta, with emphasis on residential growth.

o Comparison of growing out (sprawl) vs growing up. o Indicators on land footprint, infrastructural construction and maintenance costs, commuting time, fuel requirements, etc. o Projected population growth in urban, rural residential, and agricultural residential settings.

o Changes to family metrics (size, age, other demographics) and how they will influence demand side for different growth forms.

Grant #: 2008-14
Author: Alberta Real Estate Foundation
Year: 2008
Format: Alberta Land Use Presentation

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Riparian Land Conservation and Management Policy
By: MD of Rocky View
Grant Number: 2007-33

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada, Rocky View embarked on a Growth Management Strategy in order to facilitate sound land use and development decisions regarding community sustainability, resource management and the environment.

Grant #: 2007-33
Author: MD of Rocky View
Year: 2010
Format: pdf

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Stewarding Alberta’s Future Part 1 – Green Communities Guide
By: Land Stewardship Centre
Grant Number: 2007-17

The Green Communities Guide will be an essential tool to help elected officials, municipal planners, developers, real estate associations, stewardship groups and citizens develop strategies to conserve water, protect water quality, conserve valuable agricultural land, and protect critical open space and wildlife habitat. Through the guide, municipalities, stewardship groups, and developers will be informed about the innovative approaches other communities are taking to avoid, mitigate, or reduce the impacts of growth and development, to maintain the flow of ecological goods and services from their landscapes.

Grant #: 2007-17
Author: Land Stewardship Centre
Year: 2009
Format: hard copy

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Green REALTOR® Program
By: Monica Pohlman
Grant Number: 2006-24

Given the recent surge of media attention and consumer interest in “green” opportunities and challenges, the Alberta Real Estate Association and the Alberta Real Estate Foundation commissioned research to better understand the implications for Alberta REALTOR®S®. Seven key trends were identified that make the business case for enhanced attention to green issues by Alberta REALTOR®S®.

Grant #: 2006-24
Author: Monica Pohlman
Year: 2006
Format: pdf

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