The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 02, 2015 10:30 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: How Can Alberta Government Reconcile Needs of Ranchers, Farmers and Others for Use of Public Land? New Study Coming Tuesday, November 3

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 2, 2015) - On Tuesday, November 3, the Fraser Institute will release a new book comparing land management policies in Alberta to land policies throughout North America and beyond.

Ranching Realities in the 21st Century highlights land ownership structures in the province of Alberta where over nine million acres of land is owned by the government and leased to farmers and ranchers. Through a collection of essays, the book looks to other jurisdictions to identify alternative structures that could facilitate higher earnings per acre of land, more livestock, or better protection of ecologically sensitive lands.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (MTN) on November 3.

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

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