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Living in the Natural Environment

February 3, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Our speakers will discuss impacts of wildfire on our landscape and introduce initiatives around reducing wildfire risks.


4:00pm – Doors Open

5:00pm – Uldis Silins Presentation

6:30pm – Prime Rib Dinner

7:50pm – Amanda Miller Presentation

Tradeshow Displays will be open for viewing 4:00pm – 7:50pm

Uldis Silins will present a broader talk on the shifting reality of wildfires in our contemporary climate situation and how these generally affect a range of water resources “values” from streamflows through water quality and subsequent impacts on aquatic ecosystem health and human water uses.

Amanda Miller will discuss an overview of natural disturbance regime, highlight the effects of fire suppression over time on ecosystem and introduce BC’s Targeted Grazing project and outcomes. She’ll also present on an Alberta example where grazing is being utilized to manage wildfire risk.

Thank You to our sponsors: Cochrane Environmental Action Committee, Rocky View County, Fortis Alberta, CCI Solutions and Spray Lake Sawmills


The Cochrane Ranchehouse
1 Ranchehouse Road
Cochrane, Alberta
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