Peace River Forage Association
Research and Development Projects

3-D Wildlife Fencing Project

Project Objectives:

  1. To develop a more economically feasible and flexible fencing to deter ungulates from entering producers' critical areas..
  2. To demonstrate and explore effective options by monitoring affects on animal behaviour.
  3. To contact producers and agriculture consultants from other areas to review what has already been tried.

Project Progress:

  • Project timeline: April 2009 - March 2012
  • 1 demo set up & monitored winter 2009/2010.
  • 4 demos set up & monitored winter 2010/2011.
  • 4 demos set up & monitored winter 2011/2012.
  • 9 forage facts generated (see Factsheets & Resources).
  • Presentations throughout the Alberta and BC Peace Region.
  • Numerous articles in the Forage First newsletter.

Funding & Industry Partners:
  • Agriculture Environment & Wildlife Fund through Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC & ARDCORP