Farm Shelterbelt Design and Demonstration
Researcher: Dr. V. Chanasyk, Landscape Architecture, University of Guelph, Principal Researcher
- To review shelterbelt design theory
and to incorporate the most relevant aspects of it into the design
of farm shelterbelts and amenity plantings.
- Working with farmer clients to design
farm plantings with regard to specific needs associated with
shelter, snow, wind and climate control, soil erosion, food
production, energy conservation, recreation and wildlife
- To establish a farm shelterbelt
demonstration project which may be used by OMAF and the University
of Guelph for purposes associated with agricultural and rural
- Consistent with the notions of
stewardship of the land and ecological agriculture, to design and
assist in the implementation of a farm shelterbelt demonstration.
- To undertake an extension project with
the aim of investigating the role of landscape architecture in rural
- To establish a shelterbelt based on
recent design information which would be useful in future
observation and researcher.
No final report received - researcher has
retired from the University of Guelph.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 12:53:02 PM