Author Archives: Danah

Announcing: Conservation Easement Web Resource for Landowners

Conservation easements can be a powerful tool for Albertans looking to fulfill long-term conservation goals on their property. To make the best use of this tool, landowners need access to basic information: What are conservation easements, and what are the … Continue reading

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Upcoming event: Crown Managers Partnership 14th Annual Forum March 17-19 in Missoula MT

Save the date for the Crown Managers Partnership 14th Annual Forum to be held in Missoula Montana. The forum is titled Climate Change Adaptation in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem. Details for the event will be posted at

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Protecting Wildlife on Highway 3 – Long term investment in the Crowsnest Pass creates change

Thanks to Alberta Ecotrust for profiling the impact of their investment. [below is re-posted from Alberta Ecotrust's December newsletter] What is the value of an Ecotrust grant? In the short term, even the smallest of grants can create the opportunity … Continue reading

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Bringing Beavers Back to the Cross Conservation Area

Thanks to recent grants from Alberta Ecotrust, the Alberta Conservation Association and the Land Stewardship Centre, the Miistakis Institute, in partnership with the Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area, the Calgary Science School and Cows and Fish are working on an innovative … Continue reading

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Miistakis participating in International Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research

Miistakis will be participating in a two day workshop August 4 and 5 in Portland, Oregon. This landmark event will convene science researchers, project leaders, educators, technology specialists, evaluators, and others from across many disciplines (including astronomy, molecular biology, human … Continue reading

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