Shelterbelts & Nurseries

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This program is currently closed and not anticipated to open this season. Please subscribe to the Growing Forward 2 website for program updates. 
To be linked to their website, click here.

Funding can be obtained from Growing Forward 2 (GF2) if the applicant meets the following criteria:

• You must be an active producer operating in Alberta,
  • Active producer: An individual or a registered corporation responsible for the day-to-day management and work on the farm, including responsibility for input costs for agricultural crops or livestock producing at least $10,000 worth of farm commodities annually, but does not include a landlord whose only interest in the crop or livestock is that of ownership of the land.

• You must have completed an Alberta Environmental Farm Plan (EFP), and
• You must submit a copy of your EFP Certificate or Letter of Completion along with your Application.

For more details on the Shelterbelt Establishment funding please click here.

 The following booklets will assist in your planning process:

Please click here to view a partial listing of Shelterbelt tree suppliers in central Alberta.

For application process please contact:  Kim Barkwell, Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator for assistance at 780-352-3321 or