By Wayne Hildebrand Bill Alexander is a fourth generation cattle producer who farms near Lenore, Manitoba. Bill and his wife Darla recently signed two Conservation Agreements with Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation (MHHC) to protect their grassland pastures and preserve the natural ecosystems on their farm. “Our farm is strictly a cow-calf operation,” said Alexander. “The soil just isn’t suited to … Read More
Farming in the Forest – Great Tastes of Manitoba
MHHC participated in a local TV program, Great Tastes of Manitoba, to offer a view on how environmental conservation and cattle production go hand in hand. See the video below for more information.
New Regenerative Accelerator Project on the Prairies
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
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