Ecosystem Services Assessment

It’s Our Nature to Know


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.

Who is the ABMI? Get to know Jerome Cranston, GIS Analyst

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Pigeon Lake Phosphorus Runoff Modelling

Final Report - Current Conditions, Development & Restoration Scenarios

Wetlands and their benefits: review and synthesis of tools and models assessing wetland ecosystem services.

A report prepared for the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute and the Alberta North American Waterfowl Management Plan Partnership.



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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
Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions
Alverta Innovates Technology Futures
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.