The book, AGLA will again be busy defending the rights of grazing leaseholders, their way of life and the health of the landscape under lease.We may need some help from all leaseholders to help educate all involved.In short, those closest to the land know what it could - and could not - provide.They know from close observation, from empirical reality, how best to manage the natural environment.Glenbow Museum has recently begun to digitize its art and artifact collections.
Use the links below to check out the proposed framework.
This article from the Alberta Farmer Express talks about the science behind this, and the value of the rancher stewarding the land. Recently the AGLA has received some calls and e-mails from some grazing leaseholders about a grazing lease cost survey being conducted by MNP.
Leaseholders have had questions about the purpose of the study as well as concerns about whether their information will be kept private.
Several ranchers in the Milk River Watershed who have been using the water on their ranches for generations have received letters from Alberta Environment and Parks cancelling their historic water rights applications without citing any real reason to do so.
What the letter doesn't inform them is that they have 30 days in which to appeal or they have lost the application and can't get their historic water rights recognized by Alberta law.