Provincial Forest Envirothon: Agricultural Soils and Water Stewardship for 2017

For 2017, the Provincial Forest Envirothon 5th subject is Agricultural Soils and Water Stewardship.

Learning Objectives: Soil and Water Conservation

Soil and Water Resource links: 

NCF site for 2017

Soils and Water Conservation Factors

Soil Science

Soil Health: Pages 1 - 22

Soil Surveys

Soil and Water Conservation: Best Management Practices - Note terms on right hand side of the page

Government and Soil and Water Conservation

Soil Conservation for Potato Production  - new October 7, 2016

  • Understanding the Basics
  • Soil Conservation Management Strategies
  • Soil Conservation Best Management Practices


Soils and Water Conservation Tools and Resources

Using Aerial Photographs 

  • history
  • Applications

Using Topographic Maps

Using Soil Maps

RUSLE Equation


Funding and Support Options for PEI  

Agriculture Stewardship Program - New October 7, 2016

  • 1.0 Soil Management
  • 4.0 Water Management
  • 5.0 Nutrient Management

Alternative Land Use Services program - new October 7, 2016












Published date: 
July 20, 2016
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General Inquiries

Forests, Fish and Wildlife Division
J. Frank Gaudet Tree Nursery
183 Upton Road
Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6450
Fax: 902-368-4713

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