Greening Roofs in Edmonton
By: NAIT
Grant Number: 2009-16

Report on the results of testing on three green roofs established in Edmonton. The performance of plant species moderately affected by the depth of growth medium in which they were growing. All of the native plant species tested survived the environmental conditions experienced in a roof environment.

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Carsharing in Greater Forest Lawn
By: Arusha, Peter Schryvers
Grant Number: 2009-14

This research of carsharing in the Greater Forest Lawn area by Peter Schryvers was a component of a larger research study examining travel and housing location choice behaviors of households in Calgary. Thirteen households in total were recruited for the study, seven of which came from the Greater Forest Lawn area. ARUSHA supervised the study as part of its social marketing campaign for carsharing in Calgary.

Grant #: 2009-14
Author: Arusha, Peter Schryvers
Year: 2010
Format: hard copy, slideshare link

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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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Recommended Standards and Practises for Alberta Land Trusts
By: Alberta land Trust Alliance
Grant Number: 2009-03


Manual designed to address the needs of Alberta’s land trusts and to provide information for new land trusts. It supports the Canadian Land Trust Alliance’s standards and practises and has built in CLTA standards and practices. Modules include (1) Baseline Documentation Report (2) Stewardship Monitoring (3) Dedicated Stewardship Funding (4) Best Stewardship Practises (5) Beneficial Management Practises (6) Funding Development Guide.

Grant #: 2009-03
Author: Alberta land Trust Alliance
Year: 2010
Format: hard copy, pdf

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Grow Op Remediation
By: Alberta Real Estate Association
Grant Number: 2009-19

The intent of the recommendations in this report is to ensure that properties used as illegal drug operations produce no adverse health effects or building code implications that will hinder their resale or habitation. This report describes particular contaminants and hazards of marihuana grow operations and methamphetamine labs. Recommendations for education, communication, organization, roles and responsibilities, and reporting are also included in this report.

Grant #: 2009-19
Author: Alberta Real Estate Association
Year: 2010
Format:pdf

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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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Alberta’s Real Estate Heritage
By: Heritage Community Foundation
Grant Number: 2008-26

The real estate industry in Alberta has played a vital role in shaping communities. Not only has it contributed to the province’s economic development, the history of the transactions it facilitates also chronicle the social, political, demographic, and architectural heritage of cities, towns and rural communities across the province. Collectively and individually, real estate professionals have made and continue to make significant contributions to the fabric of the province, and these deserve to be made known. Alberta’s Real Estate Heritage website is an educational multimedia website showcasing information about all aspects of the real estate industry – its history, people, and landmark buildings.

Grant #: 2008-26
Author: Heritage Community Foundation
Year: 2009
Format:pdf

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A Roof Over Our Heads Update
By: Canada West Foundation
Grant Number: 2008-22
The way in which policy-makers address affordable housing and homelessness has implications for all Canadians. With many federal housing programs set to expire in 2009, it is an appropriate time to carefully consider the future of housing policy. Moreover, numerous studies are showing that a lack of affordable housing is a major reason for increased homelessness. This report provides an overview of federal, provincial, territorial, and select municipal policies.Grant #: 2008-22
Author: Canada West Foundation
Year: 2008
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