Program 237

AIRDATE:07/20/07

PROMO: ACA's new managing director Dr. Todd Zimmerling outlines future plans for conservation research

AHFMR's Dr. Kevin Keough introduces Polaris Award

UofL's water economist Dr. Henning Bjornlund compares Australia and Alberta in defining economic instruments to save water

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TITLE: Dr. Todd Zimmerling, Managing Director, Alberta Conservation Association
SUBJECT: #237 New Managing Director for the ACA
SYNOPSIS: Over the last ten years, the Alberta conservation Association has supported Scientific research on wildlife and habitat concerns. The ACA's new managing director Dr. Todd Zimmerling has big plans for the future.

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TITLE: Dr. Kevin Keough, President and CEO, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
SUBJECT: #237 AHFMR Introduces Polaris Award for Leading Edge Research
SYNOPSIS: Dr. Kevin Keough says medical research is about to take a bold leap into the 21st century with a new initiative from the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research.

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TITLE: Dr. Henning Bjornlund, Canada Research Chair in Water and Economy, University of Lethbridge
SUBJECT: #237 Economic Instruments to Promote Water Conservation in Irrigation Farming
SYNOPSIS: Dr. Henning Bjornlund from the University of Lethbridge is looking for the economic instruments that will motivate irrigation farmers to conserve water.

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