Highway Two Conservation is available to assist producers with water testing, wildlife habitat surveys, soil testing, riparian health assessments, and in accessing information they may require.
Canadian Agricultural Partnership Funding (Previously Growing Forward 2)
The Province of Alberta and the Federal Government of Canada provide grants to producers and agricultural businesses through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Highway Two Conservation can help navigate you through the different funding priorities and direct you to opportunities for your operation. For more information on the environmental stewardship category of CAP click this link https://cap.alberta.ca/CAP/program/STEW_PROD
The mission of Highway Two Conservation is to increase agricultural sustainability within the rural landscape through workshops, programs, seminars, tours, demonstrations and community involvement. We take that commitment seriously and offer a wide variety of workshops to area residents throughout the year. Check out our upcoming events page and register for an upcoming workshop!
Environmental Farm Plans
Environmental Farm Plans are becoming an increasingly important tool for area producers. The agricultural landscape is changing- the Alberta EFP is there to assist producers with these changes. H2C is trained to to assist producers in obtaining their EFP from the initial consultation through to completion and updating. Contact Highway 2 Conservation to book an appointment today.
Assisting Local Environmental Initiatives
Are you thinking of starting a stewardship group? Considering a habitat or conservation project? H2C can assist you in finding your way through the grants world and connect you with specialists in this field. We also aim to support these initiatives within our area.
Managing areas close to rivers, lakes and streams can be a challenge. We aim to povide residents with assistance in managing these special areas for cropping, grazing and recreation purposes.