Green Acreages Guide primer was developed to coincide with the Green Acreages guide. The primer contains introductory information from the guide that acreage owners can use to begin thinking about best management practices.In 2012 Consumer Information, Environment, Guide Book, Industry Education, Land Use, Rural, Stewardship, Water
Waterlution’s ‘unconference’ brought together 250 young Canadians from diverse communities and sectors for a week of dialogue, field tours, and applied workshops around water issues.
Grant #: 2010-06
Author: Waterlution – A Water Learning Experience
Format: pdf, website
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
Format: website, ppt
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
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
Format: Alberta Land Use Presentation
On The Living Edge contains information specifically for lakefront and streamside properties in Alberta. REALTOR®S® use this publication as a gift for waterfront purchasers, information for consumers and for pre-purchase support. The publication includes information on erosion, septic systems, building by water and purchasing tips.
Grant #: 2003-36
Author: Sylvan Lake Watershed Stewardship Society