Prairie's Got the Goods Week

Prairie's Got the Goods Week 2021

March 15th - 19th, 2021 

Join us for a series of webinars about the ecological goods and services provided to us by the native prairie ecosystem. The ranching industry isn't just about cattle, but prairie rangelands are also for prairie wildlife! Presentation topics include flood control, pollination, carbon sequestration and climate change. 

All presentation times are at 12:00pm MT (Saskatchewan and Alberta), with the exception of VC Bear. Her presentation will be at 3:00pm MT

Downloadable Webinar Schedule

  Monday March 15th Tuesday March 16th Wednesday March 17th Thursday March 18th Friday March 19th 

12:00pm MT Presentation

Quantifying Ecosystem Services Derived from Wetlands: The Integrated Landscape Modeling Partnership

By: Dave Mushet, U.S. Geological Survey 

Presentation Summary and Speaker Bio

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Retaining Canada’s Grasslands Using Carbon Offset Markets and a Roadmap to Quantify Grassland Soil Organic Carbon

By:  Karen Haugen-Kozyra, Dr. Brian Mcconkey, and Jonathan Alcock of Viresco Solutions Inc. as well as Cedric MacLeod of Canadian Forage & Grasslands Association

Presentation Summary and Speaker Bios

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Linking rotational grazing with greenhouse gas dynamics in grassland soils 

By: Dr. Edward Bork and Dr. Bharat Shrestha, University of Alberta

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“No farm is an island": biodiversity in prairie agro-ecosystems

By: Dr. Samuel Robinson, University of Calgary

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Cattle grazing effects on water infiltration in grassland soils

By: Timm Dobert, University of Alberta

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3:00pm Presentation  

The goods and services provided by the native prairie ecosystem and prairie wetlands, from an indigenous perspective

By: Vice Chief Heather Bear, Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations

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