Grassland Stewardship Program Offers New Opportunities for Cattle Producers

Kasie McLaughlinBanner, News

Manitoba Beef Producers received funding from Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to offer the Keep Grazing Program to cattle producers over a  three-year period. The focus of the program was to deliver information and incentives to cattle producers about enhancing pastureland, with the goal of improving grass quality and maintaining a healthy habitat for species at risk. Manitoba Habitat … Read More

New Regenerative Accelerator Project on the Prairies

Alex YuzwaBanner, News, The Conservation Trust

In an effort to improve soil health, Holistic Management Canada has received $324,179 from Manitoba’s Conservation Trust to support new Regenerative Accelerator projects across the province. Ninety five percent of our food is directly or indirectly produced on our soils.  Scientists are warning that soil health has been degrading faster than our current ability to replenish it. A Soil Health … Read More

East Area Wetland Restoration Project Creates Wetland Education Opportunities

Alex YuzwaBanner, News

Conservation Trust contribution: $100,000  Total Project Budget: $242,175  In 2019, one of the first grants from the Conservation Trust went to Brandon’s Riverbank Discovery Centre for its East Area Interpretive Wetlands project.  The project helped restore a wetland that was greatly damaged by flooding in 2011 and 2014. Because the wetland is a focal point for visitors and conservation education … Read More