An Introduction to Alberta’s Bio-Resource Information Management System (BRIMS)

Alberta’s Bio-Resource Information Management System (BRIMS) was formally launched on January 24, 2018, in Edmonton, Alberta. Key representatives from the Government of Alberta, the University of Alberta, Alberta Innovates and other important industries gathered in the Silvacom head office for the public unveiling and live demonstration of the BRIMS web application. With an ever-expanding demand […]

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linear restoration Alberta

3 Potential Ways to Fund Linear Restoration in Alberta

As we begin 2018, the Government of Alberta (GoA) is ramping up linear restoration in the province as part of a larger commitment to establish Alberta as a leader in caribou habitat protection. One of the first commitments the government made to improve caribou populations was to initiate the most aggressive seismic line restoration project […]

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Using Ecosystem Services to Update the Environmental Assessment Framework

Opportunity Knocks: Using Ecosystem Services to Update the Environmental Assessment Framework

Rules of Engagement Government of Canada requirements to engage with stakeholders during the environmental assessment process may be about to change. Currently, the duty to engage stakeholders is limited to informing stakeholders at key points throughout the assessment process while also allowing them the opportunity to comment once a decision has been made. A criticism […]

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Alberta's Bio-Economy

Unleashing Alberta’s Bioeconomy with CALI

Investment Grade Data to Spur Alberta’s Bioeconomy Governments and businesses around the world are investing in low-carbon solutions to reduce emissions and create economic opportunities as part of climate change action plans. These solutions include the development and production of biomass-based products such as bioenergy, biochemicals, and biomaterials. The end goals of incorporating these products […]

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Assessing the Ecosystem Service Benefits of Linear Restoration – Technical Report Release

The latest addition to the Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Network (ESBN) Toolkit, the Interim Report 2 of 3: Assessing the Ecosystem Service Benefits of the COSIA LEAP Program is now available to download. Different than other reports related to the COSIA LEAP program, this report focuses on the entire Lower Athabasca watershed and what changes […]

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