The world is rapidly changing, and so is the way we think about our environment. Traditional ecological ways of knowing are beginning to gain prominence in the debate on how to best protect and nurture our planet. These ancient practices, passed down from generations of people living in harmony with their surroundings, offer us a valuable insight into how we can best take care of our environment.
Afforestation naturalized green spaces is one of the most important ways of utilizing Traditional ecological ways of knowing for environmental conservation and protection in an city park space. Through the afforestation process, native species of trees and plants are planted in areas that have been deforested or otherwise damaged by humans. As these ecosystems grow, they provide a range of benefits to local wildlife and humans alike, such as improved air and water quality, increased carbon storage, and reduced soil erosion.
These practices provide us with an understanding of how to sustainably use and manage our environment, ensuring that it remains healthy for generations to come. By utilizing these methods, we can promote healthy ecosystems, while also providing an opportunity for people to learn from the wisdom of the past.
Traditional ecological ways of knowing is also a powerful tool for environmental education. By introducing these ancient practices and philosophies to children, we can help foster a deeper understanding of our environment and the importance of preserving it and being stewards for species at risk. By engaging with the land and its inhabitants, we can help to create a stronger sense of connection and stewardship towards the natural world.
As the world continues to change and our understanding of the environment shifts, it’s important to remember the valuable lessons that can be learned from traditional ecological ways of knowing. Through the use of afforestation and other traditional practices, we can help to restore our ecosystems, while also gaining a deeper understanding of how to best take care of our planet.
Cultural and Environmental Heritage Prairie Forest Guide App Editor/Writer stage one contract position. The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong background in editing and a passion for preserving the cultural and environmental heritage of Saskatchewan’s prairie forests. They will be familiar with the Saskatchewan curriculum foundations and have an understanding of the interpretive potential of the afforestation areas ecology and the heritage potential of the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area and George Genereux Urban Regional Park from an Indigenous and/or Métis perspective. You will also be responsible for incorporating Saskatchewan curriculum foundations into the app.
If you have the skills, passion and dedication we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and join us in preserving the cultural and environmental heritage of Saskatchewan’s prairie afforestation areas.
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For directions as to how to drive to “George Genereux” Urban Regional Park
For directions on how to drive to Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
For more information:
Blairmore Sector Plan Report; planning for the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area, George Genereux Urban Regional Park and West Swale and areas around them inside of Saskatoon city limits
NEW P4G District Official Community Plan
Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city. 52° 06′ 106° 45′
Part SE 23-36-6 – Afforestation Area – 241 Township Road 362-A
Part SE 23-36-6 – SW Off-Leash Recreation Area (Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area ) – 355 Township Road 362-A
S ½ 22-36-6 Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area (West of SW OLRA) – 467 Township Road 362-A
NE 21-36-6 “George Genereux” Afforestation Area – 133 Range Road 3063
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page: https://stbarbebaker.wordpress.com
Where is the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area? with map
Where is the George Genereux Urban Regional Park (Afforestation Area)?with map
Tumblr friendsafforestation.tumblr.comFacebook Group Page: Users of the George Genereux Urban Regional Park
Facebook: StBarbeBaker Afforestation Area
Facebook for the non profit Charity Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. FriendsAreas
Facebook group page : Users of the St Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Facebook: South West OLRA
Twitter: St Barbe Baker Charity Twitter:FriendsAreas
Please help protect / enhance your afforestation areas, please contact the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc. (e-mail / e-transfers )Support the afforestation areas with your donation or membership ($20.00/year). Please donate by paypal or by using e-transfers Please and thank you! Your donation and membership is greatly appreciated. Members e-mail your contact information to be kept up to date!
Donations can be made through Paypal, Canada Helps, Contact Donate A Car Canada, SARCAN Drop & Go 106100594 for the Friends of the Saskatoon Afforestation Areas Inc.
United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
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Let’s Bring Back Forests
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“Be like a tree in pursuit of your cause. Stand firm, grip hard, thrust upward. Bend to the winds of heaven..”
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