The number of ESI demonstration sites continues to grow we are now up to over 20 sites in BC and Alberta. With recently approved funding we will be adding our first demonstration region (more on this soon).
We are looking forward to the upcoming field day in Invermere. This get together is to bring program partners together the review research and look at where we go from here. The meeting starts at 9am October 19th, at the Invermere Community Hall.
Click here to view a video of the BCAC Executive Director’s endorsement of the Initiative
BC Agriculture Council Executive Director Reg Ens represents fourteen thousand of BC’s farms, and is the official voice of BC agriculture. In this video he offers an endorsement of the Ecological Services Initiative on the eve of the Initiative’s official launch.
Click here to complete our 2 min 5 question survey about ecological services and if you choose to you can enter a draw for a great prize.
We are a group of farmers, ranchers, professionals, academics and community members who believe the ongoing health of individuals and communities depends on maintaining the health of our natural systems found on farmland. We are working towards provincial agriculture policy and programming that helps maintain natural systems and the goods and services they provide.
We are very excited about our official program launch that will be taking place on November 17 2011 in Vancouver check it out on this facebook link-ESI Launch
Click here to find out why this bull is comming to Vancouver
In spring 2011, the Windermere Farmers Institute received funding from ARDCorp for a Province Wide Ecological Goods and Services Research and Demonstration Project. This project is Phase II of the BC EG&S Program Initiative.