Monthly Archives: February 2011

Property rights vs. planning shouldn’t be a battle to the death

The Environmental Law Center blogs about ALSA here.

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Montana ski hill really does let you own the slopes

Our own Greg Chernoff was recently featured in an article appearing in the Calgary Herald. Here it is.

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2nd Annual Conference of the Roundtable on the Crown of the Continent

It will be hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and take place at the KwaTaqNuk Resort on the shores of Flathead Lake in Polson, Montana. September 22-23 2011. For updates please go to Roundtable on the Crown on … Continue reading

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Development credits pitched as equalizer

The Mountain View Gazette reports on the Mountain View County roundtable discussions on Transfer of Development Credits. http://www.mountainviewgazette.ca/article/20110208/MVG0801/302089999/-1/mvg/development-credits-pitched-as-equalizer

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Water Matters urges “It’s Time to Renew our Commitment to Alberta’s Land Use Framework”

Joe Obad, Associate Director of Water Matters, urges Albertans to re-visit the Land Use Framework as an opportunity for sustainable prosperity. http://www.edmontonjournal.com/opinion/time+renew+commitment+Alberta+Land+Framework/4276288/story.html

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U of C Faculty of Law professor comments on ALSA and property rights

Nigel Bankes’ blog posting “ALSA and the property rights debate in Alberta: a certificate of title to land is not a ‘statutory consent’” targets a key question of law regarding the Alberta Land Stewardship Act. http://ablawg.ca/2011/02/11/alsa-and-the-property-rights-debate-in-alberta-a-certificate-of-title-to-land-is-not-a-“statutory-consent”/

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B.C., MONTANA AND PARTNERS UNITE TO SUSTAIN FLATHEAD

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2011PREM0011-000138 Feb. 15, 2011 Office of the Premier B.C., MONTANA AND PARTNERS UNITE TO SUSTAIN FLATHEAD VICTORIA – The Province has signed an agreement to sustain environmental values in the Flathead Valley, and will introduce … Continue reading

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Wolves of the Yukon Book Launch

Bob Hayes presents “Wolves of the Yukon” “Wolves of the Yukon” is more than a book about Yukon wolves, although by reading it you will learn a lot about this intelligent, exceptional predator. It is also a book about a … Continue reading

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Major Conservation biology textbook now free online

A highly regarded conservation textbook is now available online for free. Conservation Biology for All, a book edited by Navjot S. Sodhi of the National University of Singapore and Paul R. Ehrlich of Stanford University, has been posted on mongabay.com, an … Continue reading

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Across the Great Divide

Across the great divide by Lisa Rochon From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 4:30PM EST Last updated Friday, Jan. 28, 2011 4:53PM EST Designers usually design for humans. Designing for the sake of animals – whether … Continue reading

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