Federal Government Climate Programs Announced

Natural Climate Solutions programs for remote, rural, urban and suburban projects that plant trees, increase biodiversity and preserve or restore natural ecosystems. Late in 2020 the Federal government released the new Healthy Environment, Healthy Economy plan followed by several spending announcements that had implications for municipalities and farmers. Yesterday a series of program announcements from …

Champions of Agriculture Public Outreach Program

Request for Applications "Alberta Agriculture and Forestry is looking for an approachable and energetic organization to help tell the story of Alberta‚Äôs agriculture industry and the safe and healthy foods grown and produced here. The right organization will play an important role in helping Alberta consumers navigate thecomplex and contradictory information in the media, online …

Response from Minister Dreeshen Regarding Impacts of Agriculture and Forestry Changes on ASBs

Follow up to December 17 blog "Impacts of Changes in Alberta Agriculture and Forestry on ASBs" In November the ASB Provincial Committee met with Minister Dreeshen and as part of the discussion brought up some of the impacts of recent realignment of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The Minister asked the Committee to follow …

PMRA Response to 3-21 and 4-21 Requests for Strychnine Registration Extension in Alberta

The ASB Provincial Committee received a response from Peter Brandr, the Executive Director of the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) this week in response to Resolution 3-21: An Effective Solution for Control of Richardson Ground Squirrels in Alberta and Resolution 4-21: Registration of 2% Liquid Strychnine. Peter reiterates the roll of PMRA to re evaluate …