Eco-Buffers are diverse, high-density, shelterbelts that look and act like a natural forest! Join the Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society…Find out more »
Join us for a day of riparian restoration to improve the health of the Blindman River! Occurring at the Oostenbrink…Find out more »
On June 8th from 10am - 2pm, join the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA), the Town of Vegreville, and the Agroforestry Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) for a River Revival in Vegreville!
LEARN how native trees and wildflowers improve the riverbank and provide habitat for birds and pollinators. AWES and the NSWA will talk about “Eco-buffer 101”, and “What’s in Your Watershed?”. PLANT an “eco-buffer” of seedlings at our Vegreville demonstration site. (Demonstration provided. Bring gardening gloves and a spade if you have one. Extra spades will be available). CELEBRATE the enhancement of our local river site through family-friendly and kids' activities and refreshments. (Food available for a small cost)Find out more »
Join the Agroforestry and Woodlot Society in conjunction with the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River at the Flatbush Community Complex on Monday June 17th, 2019 for a day of woodlot management benefits and techniques.
At this workshop private landowners will learn:
Best management practices on forested private lands
How forested lands contribute economically and environmentally
Management to maximize ecological and economic value
Maintenance & restoration leads to healthier woodlots
Plus: Outdoor Field Visits in the afternoon
Join the Agroforestry & Woodlot Extension Society for their 2019 Annual general Meeting being hosted by Big Lakes County at the Joussard Community Hall in Joussard AB. The agenda consists of general business, AWES program updates, Watershed projects, lunch, and a tour with Vanderwell Contractors. Dress for the weather and RSVP in advance.Find out more »
Alberta is home to many species that produce delicious and nutritious fruits! Join Parkland County and the Agroforestry and Woodlot…Find out more »
The Agroforestry and Woodlot Society and the North Peace Applied Research Association invite you to our Woodlot Best Management Practices workshop on July 4th, 2019 in Manning, AB. At this workshop private landowners will learn best management practices on forested private lands, how forested lands contribute economically and environmentally, management to maximize ecological and economic value and maintenance & restoration leads to healthier woodlots. We will end with a field visit to a local woodlot!Find out more »
The Agroforestry Woodlot Extension Society (AWES) in conjunction with Northern Lights County and North Peace Applied Research Association (NPARA) will host this workshop, aimed at helping participants create their own Eco-Buffer or shelterbelt design, site prep and plan and customized management plan. The event will be hosted at the NPARA Research Farm just south of Manning, ABFind out more »
Lac La Biche County, AWES and Cows and Fish are pleased to be hosting an evening of hands on riparian area assessment and restoration on July 11, 2019.Find out more »
Are you interested in creating wildlife and pollinator habitat, harnessing fruit production, mitigating highs winds and flooding, or enhancing water quality on your property? Don't know where to begin, or just need some helpful tips and tricks?
Join the County of PaintEarth, The Agroforestry and Woodlot Extension Society, Battle River Research Group and the Battle River Watershed Alliance on July 15th, 2019 for a workshop about Shelterbelts and Eco-buffers, and how they can be designed to provide these services to your land!
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