As the world continues to face environmental challenges, the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021–2030) provides an important opportunity to restore and protect our planet. One key element of this effort is the inclusion of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) in virtual smartphone applications.
TEK is a culturally based body of knowledge and practices developed through generations of observation and experience within a particular region and ecosystem. It encompasses a range of information including traditional uses of plants, the protection of species at risk, the management of invasive species, and the impact of invasives.
By incorporating TEK into virtual smartphone applications, users of the app can gain a better understanding of the natural environment and how to protect and enhance it. This knowledge can be applied to afforestation projects that help to restore ecosystems. Users can learn about the different species of plants found in the area, their traditional and medicinal uses, and how to protect them from becoming extinct. Additionally, users can learn how to identify and manage invasive species and reduce the impact of their spread.
Involving users in the restoration of ecosystems through virtual applications is a powerful way to increase environmental awareness and create a sense of responsibility. By providing access to TEK and the ability to apply it, virtual apps can empower users to become more active in the protection of the environment.
Ultimately, the inclusion of TEK in virtual apps can have a positive impact on the success of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. By providing users with an understanding of traditional ecological practices, these apps can help to restore and protect the planet for generations to come.
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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.
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