Ecosystem Services Assessment

It’s Our Nature to Know

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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.

The Secret Life of Fieldwork at the ABMI

[caption id="attachment_7121" align="alignright" width="300"] ABMI summer field techs being trained in plant ID skills.[/caption] Now that it’s finally spring and our world is turning green, many of us are probably thinking about gardens and backyard BBQs and quality time outdoors. Here at the [...]

Impacts of Land-use management on ecosystem services and biodiversity: an agent-based modelling approach

An integrated ES modelling system to quantify several ecosystem services: forest timber production and carbon storage, water purification, pollination, and biodiversity.

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.