Alberta Land-Use Framework: Finding a Sustainable Balance?


Alberta Land Use Secretariat
Glen Tjostheim

The Land-use Framework was approved in December 2008
by the Government of Alberta. This session provides an overview the
Land-use Framework (LUF) and seven basic strategies to improve
land-use decision-making in Alberta.
The panel of speakers offers an update on the
strategies, discussion of the Alberta Land Stewardship Act, an
update on the status and development of regional plans, and
discussion as to how the regional plans will take into consideration
economic, environment and social impacts of land-use decisions in
very different parts of the province. The presentations demonstrates the ways land conservation for ecological and
recreational services is being integrated into the plans.

Presented at the 2009 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop.

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