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Written by Heather J. Marshall Fences serve an important purpose for landowners and farmers. They are used to: Mark property boundaries Hold livestock (read more about livestock legislation under the Stray Animals Act) Practice rotational grazing Protect stream banks and vegetation from livestock overgrazing Allow nature to recover through native plant seed banks or roots […] Read More »

Written by Heather J. Marshall What is a Riparian Eco-Buffer and why are they important? Riparian Eco-Buffers are plantings of perennial trees, shrubs, and flowers near water bodies. They re-establish native riparian areas with vegetation that benefits waterways and the surrounding ecosystem. Like traditional single-species shelterbelts, Riparian Eco-Buffers: Reduce wind speed and prevent wind erosion […] Read More »