WHEREAS Alberta’s Land-use Framework provides a comprehensive approach for managing lands and natural resources to achieve Alberta’s long-term economic, environmental and social goals; and
WHEREAS a key objective in the Land-use Framework is to develop a strategy for conservation and stewardship on private and public lands; and
WHEREAS the Government of Alberta initiated and funded the creation of the Alberta Land Trust Alliance with a mission to represent the land trust community and build capacity in land trusts to conserve diverse and ecologically important landscapes in Alberta; and
WHEREAS the Alberta Land Trust Alliance and local land trusts can play a vital role in municipal efforts to conserve and steward land;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties urge the Government of Alberta to provide ongoing operating funds to the Alberta Land Trust Alliance thereby ensuring its future vitality.
The Alberta Land Trust Alliance (ALTA) is a registered charity formed in 2006 with a mandate to help conserve and protect Alberta’s environmental heritage and landscapes of natural and cultural significance. The organization aims to help maintain biodiversity and ecological integrity of those landscapes for public benefit.
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Alberta Land Trust Alliance Priorities
The AAMDC has no active resolutions pertaining to this issue.