Living Laboratories Initiative
The Living Laboratories Initiative uses a new approach to agricultural innovation in Canada. The program brings together farmers, scientists, and other collaborators to co-develop and test innovative practices and technologies to address agri-environmental issues, including: mitigating and adapting to climate change, protecting soil and water quality, and maximizing biodiversity in agricultural landscapes.
Services and information
Core principles, innovation cycle, expected results
Current partnerships, international collaboration opportunities
Understanding costs, benefits, social factors and social impacts
National network of Living Labs
Located on Prince Edward Island near the Dunk River, Kensington North and Souris watersheds.
Located in southern Manitoba near the Main Drain, North Shannon, Swan Lake and Upper Oak watersheds.
Located near the Rivière du Bois-Blanc, Rivière Pot au Beurre, and South Shore of Lac Saint-Pierre watersheds.
Located in agricultural lands in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair basins.