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Soils & Land Use


Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network


Alberta Land-use Planning Resources: Land Use Planning Hub

Review of Alberta's Integrated Land Management Policies, Practices and Legislation



Demo on soil hand texture by feel: 
Demo on soil hand texture by feel procedure: 

Soil Hand Texture flow diagram (high-res). This can be used to follow along with the video links on “soil texture by feel”: (ignore US triangle at bottom!!!):

Canadian System of Soil Classification Manual. There are online and online-PDF versions available:
The Canadian System of Soil Classification, 3rd edition (online/HTML version):
PDF Version of Manual:  (Soil textural triangle is on page 136 (150 of PDF doc), soil structure is on page 160 (174))

Introduction to Soils 

Soil Groups and Map of Alberta Soils:$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/agdex10307/$file/pg_14_soil_groups.pdf?OpenElement

Digging Into Canadian Soils: An Introduction to Soil Science

Key Points From NCF

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