Planning it right: Albertans collaborate on the best use of public lands

Post date: Sep 19, 2017 8:53:46 PM

The public forest lands of Alberta’s Porcupine Hills and upper Oldman drainage (Livingstone planning area) have been in need of better care for many years now. New land use plans, scheduled for public consultation and finalization this fall, may finally address that need. If so, it will be because government finally teamed up with grassroots Albertans to get it right. Commitments to protect and better manage Alberta forest reserves go back more than 40 years. The Peter Lougheed government brought in the Eastern Slopes Policy in 1977.

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