Ecosystem Services Assessment

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What We Do

We are developing a system to assess and map ecosystem services across Alberta to better understand how planning and management decisions affect the landscape and increase benefits to Albertans.

Introducing the ABMI’s Ecosystem Services Mapping Portal

Natural ecosystems provide many benefits—services like clean drinking water, timber, and productive harvests. Each of these “ecosystem services” is the product of complex interactions among species, landscapes, and people. This complexity also means that ecosystem services can be difficult to [...]

ES and Biodiversity Science Symposium Summary

A summary of the Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity Science Symposium, held September 16, 2015 in Edmonton, Alberta.

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LOOK WHO'S TALKING ABOUT ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

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Our Partners

Without the support of these wonderful people, the work we do would simply not be possible. Thank you!

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency
Silvacom
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
Silvacom
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
ABMI Message

The Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute conducts world-class monitoring of more than 2500 species and habitats in Alberta. The ABMI leads projects like this one to demonstrate the application of ABMI’s data and expertise to critical environmental planning and management questions.