What is Indigenous land stewardship?

What is Indigenous land stewardship?

The Indigenous Land Stewardship (ILS) program offers students career preparation in land and resource management as well as a gateway to higher education. This one-year certificate program consists of ten courses rooted in Indigenous knowledge of land, community, and ecology.

What are the three levels of stewardship of land?

Land Stewardship

  • Land Degradation.
  • Landowner.
  • Soil Erosion.
  • Ecosystem Services.
  • Farmland.
  • Biodiversity.

Why is Indigenous stewardship important?

Much research shows that Indigenous stewardship on traditional lands has supported the sustainable management of natural resources and harvests for centuries in many regions of the world. …

What are the basic principles of stewardship of land?

Maintaining and enhancing stability in nature – Sustaining and encouraging natural biological diversity and complexity; maintaining natural areas and functions on the land (i.e. wildlife habitat conservation).

What are some examples of stewardship?

Some examples of stewardship include using materials that safely biodegrade, reducing waste through recycling and considering the environmental effect in developing inventions and infrastructure.

How are indigenous people stewards of the land?

For millennia, Indigenous Peoples have had an intricate, respectful and protective relationship with our natural environments. Historically, we have been stewards of the land, not owners. The difference is important: whereas ownership implies dominance, stewardship refers to a responsibility for the wellbeing of nature and all of its creatures.

What do you need to know about land stewardship?

Connect with the who’s who of stewardship. Learn why it’s important and how you can get involved. Get funding for projects that lessen the impact of drought and flooding on your acreage.

When do you get your stewardship check in Alberta?

Recipients will be notified by June 1. Stay connected to what’s happening in Alberta’s stewardship community. Connect with the who’s who of stewardship. Learn why it’s important and how you can get involved.