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Shelterbelt and Ecobuffer Design

August 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society and the County of Grande Prairie invite you to join us for a workshop about Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers, and how they can be designed to provide ecosystem services to your land!

This workshop includes:

  • Designing and establishing Shelterbelts and Eco-Buffers
  • How to conduct a tree planting site assessment
  • Customizing your design to provide pollinator habitat, fruit production, water quality enhancement, and more!
  • Site visit to a local shelterbelt (weather permitting)


Participants will have a chance to develop and design a planting plan using worksheets and other resources provided by AWES


FREE Boxed lunch and refreshments provided , followed by a site visit to a local shelterbelt – please dress for the weather conditions


Register on eventbrite! There is no charge for this event, however registrations are required. Space is limited and COVID protocols will be in place.

For more information, please contact the Agriculture Department at The County of Grande Prairie.

Call 780-532-9727 or email jhenry@countygp.ab.ca or kwinterford@countygp.ab.ca


Jill Henry


County of Grande Prairie Fire Service Station 14
10808 100 Avenue
Clairmont, Alberta T0H 0W1 Canada
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