Ecological Goods & Services Week 2017

Thanks to everyone who participated in Prairie's Got the Goods!

SK PCAP hosted the first ever Prairie Ecological Goods and Services Week on March 12-18, 2017

The resources and information below may be useful for anyone interested in learning about ecological goods and services provided by native prairie. Ranchers, environmentalists, economists, researchers and academics joined together to talk about the benefits of the native prairie ecosystem, and why native prairie is important to the people of Saskatchewan.


Schedule (all events are free!)

Prairie's Got the Goods Week - Schedule
  Sunday, March 12 Monday, March 13 Tuesday, March 14 Wednesday, March 15 Thursday, March 16 Friday, March 17
12:00 PM (Webinars)  

"Understanding Carbon Storage and Greenhouse Gas Uptake in Grasslands"

Dr. Edward Bork, University of Alberta

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Register here

"Value of Waterfowl Management to Native Prairie Conservation"

Corie White, Prairie Habitat Joint Venture

EGS Week_Corie White

Register here
"A Producer's Perspective"

Sherri Grant, Canadian Beef, Grant Ranch

EGS Week_Sherri Grant

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"Value and Policy Considerations fro Native Prairie Ecological Goods and Services"

Dr. Kenneth Belcher, University of Saskatchewan

EGS Week_Kenneth Belcher

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"A Perfect Partnership: Ranching and Native Prairie"

Tara Mulhern Davidson, Lonesome Dove Ranch

EGS Week_Tara Mulhern Davidson

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3:00 PM (Podcast and webinars)

"Our Ancient Prairie Land" Podcast

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Listen live at 91.3 FM CJTR or  www.cjtr.ca

EGS Week_Jared Clarke
   
Jared Clark, The Prairie Naturalist

 

"Pollination in the Prairies"

Jessamyn Manson, University of Alberta

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"Impacts of Industrial Disturbance on Soil and Plant Communities in southern Alberta"

Dr. Karen Thompson, University of Alberta

EGS Week_Karen Thompson

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"ALUS Canada: Working with Farmers to Sustain Agriculture, Wildlife and Natural Spaces for All Canadians"

Paige Englot, ALUS Canada

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"Wetlands Got the Goods"

Chuck Deschamps, Ducks Unlimited Canada

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"Biodiversity in Alberta's Grasslands"

Dr. Cameron Carlyle, University of Alberta

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7 :00 PM (In-person presentations)   Grassland Matters

Trevor Herriot, Public Pastures Public Interest

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7:00 PM at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Regina SK
    Valuing Ecosystem Services Provided by Native Prairie

Sue Michalsky, Ranchers Stewardship Alliance Inc.

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7:00 PM at Casey's Dining Room in Swift Current, SK
 


What is native prairie? Why should I care? What does native prairie do for me? Why should we protect native prairie in Saskatchewan? The infographic below helps describe some of the sevices provided by native prairie.


Recorded Webinar Presentations from EG&S Week 2017:
Understanding Carbon Storage and Greenhouse Gas Uptake in Grasslands
Dr. Edward Bork, University of Alberta
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Edward Bork

Pollination in the Prairies

Dr. Jessamyn Manson, University of Virginia
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Jessamyn Manson

Grassland Matters: Thoughts on Grassland and Why We Need More Of It

Trevor Herriot, Public Pastures Public Interest
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Trevor Herriot

Value of Waterfowl Management to Native Prairie Conservation

Corie White, Prairie Habitat Joint Venture
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Corie White


Impacts of Industrial Disturbance on Soil and Plant Communities in southern Alberta
Dr. Karen Thompson, University of Alberta
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Karen Thompson

A Producer's Perspective
Sherri Grant, Canadian Beef, Grant Ranch
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Sherri Grant

ALUS Canada: Working with Farmers to Sustain Agriculture, Wildlife and Natural Spaces for All Canadians
Paige Englot, ALUS Canada
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Paige Englot

Value and Policy Considerations fro Native Prairie Ecological Goods and Services
Dr. Kenneth Belcher, University of Saskatchewan
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Kenneth Belcher

Wetlands Got the Goods
Chuck Deschamps, Ducks Unlimited Canada
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Chuck Deschamps

A Perfect Partnership: Ranching and Native Prairie
Tara Mulhern Davidson, Lonesome Dove Ranch
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Tara Mulhern Davidson

Biodiversity in Alberta's Grasslands
Dr. Cameron Carlyle, University of Alberta
Click to watch presentation
EGS Week_Dr. Cameron Carlyle

 

PCAP Partner Resources about Ecological Goods & Services (check back for updates).
See our resource page here for a complete list of partner resources.
Native Prairie Fact Sheet
Management of Canadian Prairie Rangeland
Ducks Unlimited Canada - The Impact of Wetland Loss Fact Sheet
Agriculture & Biodiversity: The Value of Biodiversity to Ranching on the Prairies
Agriculture & Biodiversity: Biodiversity Benefits - Companion Sheet
Ecological Goods & Services: What you need to know
Ducks Unlimited Canada_Contribution to EG&S
Ducks Unlimited Canada Flex Farm Program and EG&S
The Value of Natural Capital in Settled Areas of Canada
Wetlands Help Fight Climate Change
Wetlands Help Provide Clean Water
PCAP's 2013 Survey on Consumer Awareness of Ecological Goods and Services


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