Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement
HOWIE BJORGE, P.AG.
2010 - On-going
Pollinator Habitat & Biodiversity Improvement will be achieved through:
- Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants adjacent to cropland on sites with soil, topography or field continuity challenges
- Planting trees, shrubs & herbaceous plants to replace windbreak shelterbelts at end-of-life for livestock protection
- Planting more diverse legume species on field headlands & hay fields
- Planting flowering shrub & herbaceous eco-buffer species adjacent to riparian & wetland areas on pasture land
Goal #3: Enhance ecosystem services and biodiversity on lands managed by beef producers
- Habitate for wildlife is maintained or enhanced, and wildlife conflict prevention is managed
13,882 acres planted nationally as of March 31, 2018
ALUS Canada Website (www.alus.ca), Municipal agriculture section newsletters, press releases, displays at agricultural trade shows.