Ecosystems & Plant Sciences

Biodiversity Monitoring – Tracks changes in Alberta’s wildlife and their habitats and provides ongoing, relevant, scientifically credible information on Alberta’s living resources.

Crop Research – Supports the Alberta agriculture industry by helping the sector develop crop varieties that resist biotic stresses like plant disease and abiotic stresses like drought and cold.

Ecosystem Management – Enables change in Alberta’s environmental sector by developing and applying innovations which support cost-effective management at local to provincial scales.

Reclamation – Provides leadership on the development of applied, innovative, practical and holistic land reclamation and remediation procedures and technologies for landscapes disturbed by industrial activities.

Water Management – Provides better tools for investigation and sustainable management of regional water resources for industrial, agricultural, and municipal development in Alberta.