How to Use Range Plant Community Guides and Recovery Strategies Manuals for Project and Reclamation Planning in Grasslands

Cassils Hall, near Brooks, AB                   September 11, 2019

This one day, classroom-based course teaches participants how to use the Range Plant Community Guides and introduces the Recovery Strategies for Development in Native Grasslands Manuals planning process. These tools will provide valuable context to interpret results of data collected for NEW AEP Conservation AssessmentsStrategic Siting and Pre-disturbance Site Assessments for Industrial Activities on Native Grasslands.

  • Gain a basic understanding of the ecosystem classification concepts for the Grassland and Parkland Range Plant Community Guides.
  • Learn how to navigate through the guides to link site conditions, soils and determine plant communities. Participants will practice on data sets for each of the two classification systems.
  • Overview of disturbance risk assessments and strategic siting for grassland plant communities
  • Work through development of appropriate mitigation and restoration strategies, linked to types of disturbance, for each plant community discussed.

Registration: Until Sunday August 11th, 2019 for $195.00 per person; After the early bird date $235.00 per person.

Registration for All Events: Online Registration for all events is available at www.foothillsrestorationforum.ca; or you are welcome to contact Donna Watt directly at:  info.frf.ab@gmail.com or (403) 563‐8925 for student rates, registration, and additional information.