Private Land Conservation

Private Land Conservation: Fundamentals Certificate of Completion

CE Logo - MiistakisThis series of webinars, delivered by a nationally recognized team of credible experts, provides conservation practitioners and interested stakeholders with a foundational understanding of the opportunities and challenges for private land conservation in Alberta. The program fills a void in applied private land conservation information specific to Alberta.

Target Audience

  • Government of Alberta staff (Municipal Affairs, AESRD)
  • Municipalities and associations (AAMDC, AUMA)
  • Land trusts
  • Community-based conservation organizations
  • Private landowners

Earning Your Certificate of Completion
Complete the 3 required webinars. Total: 3 hours

Program Completion
Complete in a minimum of 1 semester up to a maximum of 5 years.

Required Courses

Conservation Easements in Alberta (Latest Policy and Tools)
Conservation easements have been used in Alberta since 1996. They are an innovative and flexible tool that is used by private landowners, land trusts, and municipalities to conserve private land for nature or agriculture into the future.

Subject code: XENV 100521 Hour. Fee: $99 Dates TBA

Municipalities and Private Land Conservation
Develop an understanding of both the role and the opportunities for municipalities in private land conservation. Following real-world examples, understand how policy, planning and tools are integrated when municipalities promote and/or engage in conserving private land.

Subject code: XENV 100511 Hour. Fee: $99 Dates TBA

Using GIS in Private Land Conservation
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) uses computer software to analyze digital spatial data and create maps. Using GIS allows for an improved understanding of the landscape-scale implications of site-specific decisions. Be introduced to some key concepts in GIS as the basis for further exploration of the field.

Subject code: XENV 100501 Hours. Fee: $99 Dates TBA


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For information about this program:
403.440.5012 or 1.888.392.3655
Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary AB T3E 6K6

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