The Special Areas was formed in 1938 by the provincial government when the drought of the Dirty Thirties forced more than 25,000 farmers off about 1.5 million acres of homestead land. Some farmers and ranchers stayed, changed the way they farmed and learned to adapt to the land, tackle drought, manage crops and acknowledge the areas’ special challenges.
Pembina Pipeline Corporation makes a large conservation investment in Canada’s Prairies, helping to preserve important wetland and grassland habitat.
Videographer Brian Keating gets front-row seat to elaborate avian choreography
A small school in Olds, Alberta reaches a big conservation milestone.
For volunteer Gregg Gallaway, supporting wetland conservation is an investment in the future.
When DUC Alberta's newest conservation program specialists began, it was a reunion of kindred spirits, sharing the experience of attending Lakeland College.
Helping with your purchases of Proven Seed forage varieties from Nutrien by underwriting a significant portion of your seed costs.
Hay and high-quality grassland for grazing was hard to come by this past year in some parts of the Canadian prairies but the answer for next year may be found with the 2019 forage program from Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and Nutrien Ag Solutions™.
Ranchers and DUC work together to conserve native prairie grassland and bring bison back at the Shell Buffalo Hills Conservation Ranch.
Habitat restoration project provides business and environmental benefits at Alberta cattle farm.
School field trips connect Alberta youngsters to nature.