Delta Farmland & Wildlife Trust is a non-profit organization that promotes the preservation of farmland and wildlife habitat in the Fraser River estuary of British Columbia, Canada through co-operative land stewardship with local farmers.

Since our establishment in 1993, over 89,000 acres of winter cover crops, 14,600 acres of grassland set-asides and 10 km of hedgerows have been planted and maintained.

Approximately $10 million has been disbursed through our stewardship programs to the farming communities of Delta and Richmond, BC to support agricultural practices that improve biodiversity and support long-term soil health.

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Stewardship Programs

Grassland Set-aside

The Grassland Set-aside Stewardship Program encourages farmers to plant fields with grasses and broadleaf plants to restore the soil.

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Winter Cover Crop

The Winter Cover Crop Stewardship Program helps farmers establish vegetative cover on their fields before winter.

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Laser Leveling and Soil Amendment

The Laser Leveling and Soil Amendment Stewardship Programs supports farmers in managing and maintaining soil productivity.

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Hedgerow and Grass Margin

The Hedgerow and Grass Margin Stewardship Programs assists farmers in planting native trees, shrubs, and grasses on their farms.

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“For the Farmer” information and program forms.

Stewardship Program Applications

Day at the Farm

Every September 4,000-5,000 residents from across Metro Vancouver come out to our fun-filled event to learn all about the inner workings of local agricultural practices.

Day At The Farm Info

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