Land Use

Moving from Conversion to Conservation: ELC publishes Agricultural Lands Law and Policy in Alberta   Alberta’s agricultural lands support numerous social, economic and environmental benefits. Despite this,...

Loss Prevention vs. Replacement:  Alberta Needs a Policy Framework for Sustainable Agriculture   The ELC’s Role in Moving from Conversion to Conservation With the support of our donors and...

Moving from Conversion to Conservation: Intermunicipal Planning and Agricultural Lands   Alberta has lost and continues to lose valuable agricultural lands.  As found in the Alberta Land...

 Amendments to the Environmental Powers of Municipalities: What has Changed? What Changes are on their Way?   Municipal powers for environmental protection and stewardship Municipalities play a key role in managing...

Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act   The ELC is publishing a series of four volumes concerning Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act.  This...