Learn more about design guidelines for farmyard, field, roadside, livestock,wildlife and riparian buffer plantings on the prairies.
Agroforestry is an approach to land use that incorporates trees into farming systems to accomplish environmental, economic and social goals, and allows for the production of trees and crops on the same parcel of land.
Shelterbelts are an agroforestry practice. They contain linear plantings of trees and shrubs. Benefits that shelterbelts provide include protecting soil, improving air and water quality, enhancing wildlife habitat, and beautifying the landscape.
Learn more about creating and maintaining a shelterbelt courtesy of Government of Canada. Download the publication here.