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Gabriel Clarke
ALUS coordinator Darren Haarsma on an ALUS project site.

Officially launched in October, 2012, Parkland County has a few projects established to date. Parkland County is adjacent to the capital city of Edmonton and along the North Saskatchewan River, ideally located to connect with many sectors of society.

Darren Haarsma| Project Coordinator |

Recent News

Parkland Tour

Inaugural ALUS Tour a Success!

On September 16th, 2015 Parkland County hosted their inaugural ALUS tour in partnership with the Alberta Conservation Association (ACA). The tour took County residents and local producers to four ALUS projects throughout the mid to south western portion of the County.

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Lake Isle

Lake Isle Watershed Project Launch Evening

The Lake Isle Launch event being held this Wednesday October 6th from 4 – 8 pm at Magnolia Hall. We will be taking a look at the project on the western end of the lake as well as having dinner and hearing from a few presenters, including Kerri O’Shaughnessy and Brendan Ganton.

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Conservation Offset Presentation

Conservation Offset Presentation

Parkland County PAC hears a presentation on conservation offsets from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development staff Karen Raven and Tom Goddard.

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Regional Delivery Initiative Coordinator

Thanks to funding from the province of Alberta’s Regional Collaboration Grant Denika Piggott has relocated from Norfolk County, ON to Parkland County, AB

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New Parkland Riparian Fencing Project

Krista Quesnel and Gabriel Clarke went out to view Parkland County’s latest ALUS project – a creek and lakeside riparian fencing project – to assist with the initial phases of implementation.

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Donating in Parkland County

Following the lead in Red Deer County, Parkland County has set up a means to accept donations and issue receipts to those interested in supporting conservation efforts (through ALUS) in their own community.

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Parkland Meeting

Parkland Meeting

Members of the Parkland County, AB Partnership Advisory Committee met for the first time at the county office. Parkland County is the second county to launch an ALUS project, following the County of Vermilion River and preceding Red Deer County.

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Agricultural Producers Needed!

Parkland County, in partnership with Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS), is looking for agricultural producers and other rural landowners to participate in a pilot project to help sustain agriculture, wildlife and natural spaces for the benefit of both landowners and society. Incentives are available to assist landowners establish new environmental initiatives on marginal land to […]

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Parkland County offices: the newest member of ALUS in Alberta?

ALUS Growing in Alberta

There’s exciting news coming from one of the largest, most politically important county’s in Wild Rose Country. Parkland County, just west of Edmonton, officially embraced ALUS at its September 27th council meeting. The county also has a new staffer on board to help develop the ecological goods and services program near the provincial capital.

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