Useful Links

Conservation Easements in Alberta

General This website was created by the Environmental Law Centre and Miistakis Institute to help landowners, land trusts, municipalities and others find answers to questions related to conservation easements in Alberta. You can browse our top ten questions or type into the search bar to see what other questions are answered on the site.

The Land Stewardship Centre of Canada

General Picture people coming together to work on common priorities for achieving sustainability on the landscape. Imagine a society that demonstrates a stewardship ethic and an understanding of healthy ecosystems in all its land-use practices. Now envision an organization that helps bring this all to life – Land Stewardship Centre.

Ecological Gifts Program

Government Canada’s Ecological Gifts Program provides a way for Canadians with ecologically sensitive land to protect nature and leave a legacy for future generations.

MVC Riparian and Ecological Enhancement and ALUS programs

Government Mountain View County together with the Alberta Conservation Association has funding available for riparian and ecological enhancement projects, maximum $5,000.00 is available. Mountain View County has also entered into a partnership with Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) to manage and deliver a community-led, producer-delivered environmental projects, utilizing the ALUS program model to establish demonstrations projects, with a focus on the conservation, restoration, protection or enhancement of wetlands.

Prairie Conservation Forum

Government The Prairie Conservation Forum was established by the Government of Alberta in 1989 to convey Alberta's support and commitment to implementing the Prairie Conservation Action Plan (PCAP). The PCAPs are five year blueprints for conserving, protecting and managing native prairie and parkland species, communities and habitats, and was initiated by the World Wildlife Fund, Canada and the provincial governments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta to offer a prairie-wide vision for the preservation of Canada's prairies. Alberta's PCAP is prepared by a committee of PCF members that represent government and non-government organizations in Alberta.

Alberta Conservation Association

Land Trust Alberta Conservation Association protects and enhances wildlife, fish and habitat in Alberta for all Albertans to enjoy, value and use.

Crooked Creek Conservancy

Land Trust The Crooked Creek Conservancy Society of Athabasca is a regional land trust promoting a sustainable future for the Athabasca region of Alberta. This future requires having enough undamaged or recoverable natural areas to sustain long term economic and social well-being. That in turn requires a community that knows and enjoys nature enough to protect it. We hope this website is useful in providing information for knowing, enjoying and, perhaps, conserving this area so rich in forest, waters, and species.

Defending Wild Alberta through Awareness and Action

Land Trust Provides awareness of Alberta's natural spaces and the need for action to protect our wildlife, wild lands, and wild waters for future generations.

Edmonton Area Land Trust

Land Trust The Edmonton and Area Land Trust works to protect natural areas to benefit wildlife and people, and to conserve biodiversity and all nature’s values, for everyone forever. We steward these special places with volunteers and neighbours, who are critical to our work, and we educate the public to protect nature for future generations.

Foothills Land Trust

Land Trust The Foothills Land Trust (“FLT”) was established in 2003 in response to a growing interest in land conservation within the Municipal District (“MD”) of Foothills No. 31 and was a result of the recognition by local residents of the need to form a conservation land trust dedicated to the Foothills region.