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Coverage of grasslands since July 21, 2021.

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The Lower Mainland Conservation Field Crew's Sunshine Coast Adventures The Nature Trust of British Columbia

"...With help from Ranger Jordan, the crew installed two 20-foot pieces of wood for the base of their bridge and then installed smaller perpendicular planks to create the walkway. After some heavy lifting, and hammering the crew was proud of the new and improved bridge! They finished the day by taking pictures for their “photo monitoring” project which allowed them to update their photo dataset. By taking photos in the same location every year, they are able to identify the ways in which the ecosystem changes over time..."

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Canada invests $25 million into natural carbon storage in drought-stricken Prairies The Narwhal

"...In a press release, the ministry said protecting nature will encourage natural carbon sequestration in the landscape, along with supporting biodiversity and making communities more resilient to climate change..."

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Michael Dawe: Wildfires a serious problem in central Alberta

"...While some years are worse than others, wildfires have been a significant problem in Western Canada for generations. John Palliser visited the Red Deer area during a major drought in the summer of 1858. He reported that the district was a scene of “black desolation” as enormous fires had swept across the valley..."

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Large wildfire flares west of Kamloops, B.C., overnight as more help on the way

"...Evacuation orders are in effect for just over 3,700 properties across the province, while alerts cover about 18,000 more as wildfires have charred nearly 4,200 square kilometres of trees, bush and grassland since the start of fire season on April 1..."

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Farm Group Coalition Urging Producers To Know Their Options With Drought-Damaged Crops

"...Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) and Manitoba Forage & Grassland Association (MFGA), along with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), Manitoba Crop Alliance (MCA), Manitoba Bison Association (MBA) and Manitoba Sheep Association (MSA), are warning that ongoing drought conditions pose a significant challenge to livestock, grain and forage producers..."

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B.C. wildfire update: Evacuation orders in place as fires draws nearer to properties

"...The Thomas Creek wildfire is seen from the air in an image posted by the BC Wildfire Service. (Twitter/BCGovFireInfo)..."

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New Funding to Help Restore Grassland South of Moose Jaw

"..."Organizations like Nature Conservancy of Canada, Ducks Unlimited, Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation, and many others have long been working in partnership with governments to conserve spaces that matter and reduce the impacts of climate change. This important funding comes at a time when the threat of climate change is more apparent than ever. These actions will provide macro-climate benefits as they pull carbon from the atmosphere and store it..."

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Federal funding to help with prairie grassland, wetland conservation: minister

"...Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau said the bulk of the funding — up to $19 million over three years — is going to Ducks Unlimited Canada for conservation and restoration projects, including the conversion of croplands to grasslands. A further $4 million is headed to the Nature Conservancy of Canada for grassland/wetland enhancement projects, as well as $2. 4 million to the Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation, which will manage threatened grasslands to store carbon while benefiting southwestern Manitoba communities..."

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Federal government puts $25 million toward wetlands and grasslands in the Prairies

"...STONEWALL, MANITOBA -- Three conservation organizations are receiving federal money to help improve wetlands and grasslands in the Prairies..."

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Land acquired to expand Edge Hills Provincial Park near Clinton

"...The park — which is currently closed due to wildfires — is noted for its grassland and dry forest/grassland transition areas. Grassland plant communities are among the rarest ecosystems in the province, and provide habitat for a large proportion of threatened and endangered species..."

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Federal NDP Nominate First Candidate in Potential Fall Election

"..."That's because Cypress Hills-Grasslands has the best bunch of volunteers in the province. We have finished collecting our signatures ahead of everyone else, which makes me quite proud of our little group out here. "..."

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Government of Canada Invests $2.6 Million To Improve Alfalfa Growth And Develop Grassland Carbon Offset System

"...- Up to $621,572 to develop an assurance system for farmers to produce and sell carbon offsets, contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and retention of Canada’s grasslands. Canadian Forage and Grassland Association expects that more than 5,000 hectares of Canadian grasslands will be protected by land conservation agreements, and 10,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (tCO2e) will be saved through third-party verified carbon offset credits..."

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Store Associate, Part time, Marshalls Grasslands

"...TJX Canada (Regina SK): All 1,000 of our Marshalls stores embrace discovery, from designer luggage to statement shoes..."

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FOR TC 09R - Nursery Seed Orchard Worker

"...Vernon is Surrounded by rolling grasslands with rocky outcrops and stands of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir, its three lakes and..."

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Natural Area Practitioner - Urban Forestry - City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

"...City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward..."

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Natural Area Practitioner - Urban Forestry (Natural Areas) - City of Surrey (Surrey, BC)

"...City of Surrey employees are talented innovators, inspired by meaningful work and the opportunity to drive our city—and their careers—forward..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention grasslands.

4/2/21 - Climate Action Pursuit, Baby Wild Animals

Duration: 03:30

"...Delta College is serving as a host institution for Climate Action Pursuit..."

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A nose-to-tail approach for forage and grassland carbon offsets

Duration: 11:58

"...A two-year pilot project that will demonstrate grasslands’ carbon-storing power was announced last week by the Canadian Forage and Grassland Association..."

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RealAg Radio, March 17: Grassland carbon storage, collaboration, and new corn silage varieties

Duration: 55:09

"...Welcome to this mid-week edition of RealAg Radio; we appreciate you being here..."

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For the birds: Audubon's conservation ranching work

Duration: 56:20

"..."What's good for the bird is good for the herd"—that's the basis of a win-win initiative to preserve bird habitat on ranches and grasslands..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about grasslands.

Cities That Are Saving The Planet | Planet Earth II | BBC Earth

"...Travelling through jungles, deserts, mountains, islands, grasslands and cities, this series explores the unique characteristics of Earth's most iconic habitats and the extraordinary ways animals survive within them..."

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Burning Pantanal | What’s Behind the Fire?

"...Human activity such as deforestation and cattle ranching is encroaching on this precious ecosystem and causing it permanent damage..."

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Biodiversity 101

"...Think about this rain forest… that coral reef… these grasslands… these mountains..."

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Fire and Feast | A Perfect Planet | BBC Earth

"...After receiving twelve hours of solar energy every day, the Sergenti grasslands become a tinderbox, just waiting to be lit..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about grasslands relevant to the latest news.

Bird taxonomic and functional responses to land abandonment in wood-pastures

"...Although used for grazing and production of various forest goods, wood-pastures harbour a rich biodiversity and are usually considered as High Nature Value Farmlands..."

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Coastal wetland ecosystems deliver large carbon stocks in tropical Mexico

"...Given that freshwater swamps had the greatest C stocks and freshwater marshes stored most C, these wetland peat deposits should be prioritized for conservation, via new legislation or inclusion in payment for ecosystem services schemes..."

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The role of disturbance in invasive plant establishment in a changing climate: insights from a drought experiment

"...In a full-factorial field experiment in a semiarid temperate grassland in Central Hungary, we studied the effects of drought (40% rain exclusion throughout the year) and soil disturbance on the emergence, survival and aboveground biomass of four invasive plant species that represent different life forms and that are of concern in the region and at a broader scale..."

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Revegetation projects significantly improved ecosystem service values in the agro-pastoral ecotone of northern China in recent 2

"...However, for this ecologically vulnerable area, the changes in land use and ecosystem service values (ESV) resulting from revegetation projects have received little attention and have not been fully elucidated..."

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Impact of land use type and organic farming on the abundance, diversity, community composition and functional properties of soil

"...The excessive application of chemical fertilizers in intensively managed agricultural fields worldwide has resulted in soil degradation and biodiversity loss..."

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A conceptual framework and experimental design for analysing the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning (BE

"...While agroforestry is actively promoted for the sustainable intensification of agriculture and restoration of degraded landscapes, there is a paucity of knowledge on Biodiversity Ecosystem Functioning (BEF) relationships in agroforestry systems..."

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Land systems? asymmetries across transnational ecoregions in South America

"...In contrast, transnational ecoregions in montane grasslands showed comparatively little asymmetries, and tropical dry forests showed intermediate asymmetry values..."

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Investigation of environmental and land use impacts in forested permafrost headwaters of the Selenga-Baikal river system, Mongol

"...We investigated a high-altitude headwater catchment of the Kharaa River (including 41 1st-order rivers) to understand the impact of land cover (especially forest cover), environment and human usage on runoff, chemical water quality and macroinvertebrate fauna in a river basin under discontinuous permafrost conditions in an arid, sparsely populated region of Mongolia..."

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A survey of habitats on agricultural land in Estonia II. Detailed interpretation of the habitats’ landscape ecology and how th

"...The main objectives of the paper are to provide a description of the ecological character of Estonian agricultural landscapes and also their contribution to biodiversity resources..."

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Legacy effect of warming on the heterotrophic respiration of alpine grassland on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

"...Belowground biomass, microbial biomass, and diversity indices showed no significant differences among treatments in 2018 or 2019..."

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Relationships of multiple landscape services and their influencing factors on the Qinghai?Tibet Plateau

"...Conclusions The quantitative assessment of landscape services and relationships provides the basis for sustainable landscape management in the context of national policies and climate change..."

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