Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society

 

Our Vision

To provide forestry and agroforestry based solutions, products and services that are increasingly used to enhance the social, economic and environmental values for private and public lands in Alberta.

Mission, Vision, & Values

What We Do

Project Management


Education


Grant Funding


Planting support


Capacity Building

We provide direct assistance to landowners, municipalities, organizations and rural individuals with; planting project design and implementation, tree health assessment, municipal policy guidance, restoration and bioengineering planning, sourcing plant material, and the planting and maintenance of forested areas.

To help others successfully develop and deliver projects our publications provide free educational materials, while our events emphasize community capacity building through training and workshops.

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Learn more about some of our projects

 

Meet the team

Megan McFall

Megan McFall

Interim Executive Director, P. Biol, QAES

Tomas Sokolon

Tomas Sokolon

Interim Program Director, P. Biol

Destiny Gauthier BIT

Destiny Gauthier BIT

Environmental Program Coordinator, BSc. Environmental & Conservation Science

Alia Rauf

Alia Rauf

Environmental Program Coordinator

Emily Purvis

Emily Purvis

Restoration Manager (South), P. Biol

Winston Gamache

Winston Gamache

Agroforestry Specialist, BSc. Biochemistry, Biology Minor

AWES acknowledges that we live, work, and plant trees on the traditional lands of many First Nations People, including Treaties 6, 7, and 8 territory of the Blackfoot Confederacy – Kainai, Piikani, and Siksika – the Cree, Dene, Saulteaux, Nakota Sioux, Stoney Nakoda, Iroquois, Ojibway/Saulteaux/Anishinaabe the Tsuu T’ina Nation, the Inuit and Métis People of Alberta.

AWES is grateful for the original stewards of this land and welcomes any interaction to help strengthen and honour the treaty relationship.