Healthy Soils

Saline Seed

Improve productivity in water logged soils and saline areas. Landowners can receive assistance at a rate of $25 per acre to a maximum of 24 acres.  Landowners will be responsible for purchasing their own seed.  Deadline for applications is May 31st.  The Salinity Seed Management Plan provides information on preparing for seeding.

Saline Seed Application Form

Salinity Seed Management Plan

 

Zero-Till Drill Rental

Zero-Till Drill Rental
The 10 ft Haybuster zero till drill is capable of seeding forages into sod. The rental rate is $8.00/acre or a minimum charge of $100. LSRCD staff will organize the delivery of the drill.


Seed Drill Rental Form

Shelterbelt Program

Shelterbelt Program

Shelterbelts protect soil from wind erosion, trap snow during the winter, provide wildlife habitat and sequester carbon.  The LSRCD will provide assistance with planting and mulching.  Trees can be ordered through the District with landowners paying for the trees.   Plastic mulch will be used in an effort to reduce maintenance and improve seedling survival. Planting costs are $250 per planted mile with the use of a tree planter. Plastic mulch is $100 per 500m roll, that includes staff and rental of the applicator.

Deadline for tree orders and planting is February 17th, 2017. Call the office today to book your trees and/or planting. Apply early for best selection of tree stock.

TREE ORDER FORM
2017 Tree Application Form

CD SHELTERBELT PLANTING FORM
2017 Shelterbelt Application Form