Prairie's Got the Goods Week

Prairie's Got the Goods Week 2019

Native Prairie –it’s more than just grass! Learn about the goods and services provided for us by our grasslands!

This event took place March 17-23, 2019. All webinars have been recorded and uploaded to the PCAP YouTube Channel. Please see below for links to watch! 

  Monday March 18 Tuesday March 19 Wednesday March 20 Thursday March 21 Friday March 22
12:00pm MST

The Prairie Commons Project 

By: Katie Doke Sawatzky, Prairie Commons

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ALUS in the Little Saskatchewan River

Conservation District

By: Colleen Cuvalier, ALUS Canada - Manitoba

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Prairie wetlands in a changing climate

Pascal Badiou, Ducks Unlmited Canada

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Topic: Does Livestock Grazing Regulate Soil Carbon in Northern Temperate Grasslands?

Dr. Edward Bork, University of Alberta

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3:00pm MST

Presentation: Beef and Biodiversity: How CRSB is driving advancement in beef sustainability

By: Monica Hadarits, Canadian Roundable for Sustainable Beef

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Presentation: Native grassland and its importance to grassland songbirds

Sarah Ludlow, Nature Conservancy of Canada

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Presentation: Wetlands, Flood Control and Ecosystem Services in the Smith Creek Drainage Basin: A Case Study in Saskatchewan

By: Presenter: John Pattison-Williams, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta 

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Topic: The influence of grazing management on plant community diversity and production across Western Canada

By: Jessica Grenke, PhD Student at the University of Alberta

 

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Jessica Grenke's Presentation

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The primary source of funding for the Wildlife Habitat Canada Grant Program is from the purchase of the Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp (Canadian Duck Stamp) by waterfowl hunters.

 

Monday March 19, 2018

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Thursday March 22, 2018

Friday March 23, 2018

Presenter

Tom Harrison

Brian McConkey

Jared Clark, The Prairie Naturalist

Chris Elder

Karen Raven

Kelly Williamson

Organization

SODCAP

Science and Technology Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

CJTR 91.3 FM Regina Radio

ALUS Canada

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

SODCAP

Topic

Species at Risk Habitat: The Provision of Ecological Goods and Services in Southwest Saskatchewan

Challenges and opportunities for including soil organic carbon on pastures and rangelands as an ecological good.

Airing of the Documentary about “Our Ancient Prairie Land” by Jared Clark, The Prairie Naturalist

Stewardship is a Team Sport: ALUS Partnerships in the County of Vermilion River

A multi-stakeholder, GIS Based Approach to Support Land Use Decision Making

Multi-Species Results Based Conservation

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SK PCAP hosted the first ever Prairie Ecological Goods and Services Week on March 12-18, 2017. The second Prairie Ecological Goods and Services Week was held on March 19-23, 2018.

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.

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
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EGS Week_Edward Bork

Pollination in the Prairies

Dr. Jessamyn Manson, University of Virginia
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EGS Week_Jessamyn Manson

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

Trevor Herriot, Public Pastures Public Interest
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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
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EGS Week_Karen Thompson

A Producer's Perspective
Sherri Grant, Canadian Beef, Grant Ranch
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EGS Week_Sherri Grant

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

Value and Policy Considerations for Native Prairie Ecological Goods and Services
Dr. Kenneth Belcher, University of Saskatchewan
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EGS Week_Kenneth Belcher

Wetlands Got the Goods
Chuck Deschamps, Ducks Unlimited Canada
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EGS Week_Chuck Deschamps

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

Biodiversity in Alberta's Grasslands
Dr. Cameron Carlyle, University of Alberta
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EGS Week_Dr. Cameron Carlyle

 

Recorded Webinar Presentations from EG&S Week 2018:

Species at Risk Habitat The Provision of Ecological Goods and Services in Southwest Saskatchewan
Tom Harrison, South of the Divide Conservation Action Program Inc.
 
Challenges and opportunities for including soil organic carbon on pastures and rangelands as an ecological good
Brian McConkey, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
 
Stewardship is a Team Sport: ALUS Partnerships in the County of Vermillion River
Chris Elder, ALUS Canada
 
A Multi Stakeholder, GIS Based Approach to Support Land Use Decision Making
Karen Raven, Land Use Unit in the Environmental Stewardship Branch of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry 
 
Multi-Species Results-Based Conservation
Kelly Williamson, South of the Divide Conservation Action Program Inc.

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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