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Can we restore your wetland?

posted Mar 16, 2015, 6:01 AM by Action for Agriculture
Alberta Land Institute launched the Alberta’s Living Laboratory Wetlands Project, a multi-year, interdisciplinary research program that will see researchers work in partnership with private land owners to restore wetlands on their property. The objective? To use some of the most advanced scientific techniques available to better understand the ‘functional value’ of restored wetlands, while also using a reverse auction to build a more complete understanding of the true cost of restoration –– including the cost of compensating land owners.

To read about the project’s public kickoff in Rocky View County, click here.

For in-depth information on all of the aspects of this project, check out this backgrounder.

Alberta Innovates – Bio Solutions, has also produced a news release about the project, which can be found here.

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