Saturday, 31 January 2015 00:00

Federal Government Stalls Land Deal

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The Alberta Conservation Association has been working with land owners in Southern Alberta for over a decade to help restore native prairie grassland which is critical habitat for a number of species-at-risk.  Recently Environment Canada has stepped in to block a sale between a rancher and the ACA due to a complaint by some obscure organization called Sustainable Canada. Neither this organization nor Environment Canada would comment about the issue. However I did get an opportunity to chat with the land owner who has been working with the ACA in trying to put this deal together. Tim Pitrowski starts off the conversation telling us just where his ranch is located.

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