Shelterbelt Services & Information

2022 Shelterbelt Information

The Canadian Federal Prairie Shelterbelt program (also known as the PFRA) ended in 2013. Those looking for trees may now contact private retailers for seedlings including:

Eagle Lake Nurseries

Eagle Lake offers prairie grown shrubs and perennials. They are based in Strathmore and do offer larger caliper trees as well as bare root stock. 

For bare root pricing click here

Eagle Lake Website

Sherwood's Forests

Visit Sherwood's Forests website for a wide selection of all varieties of trees! They have everything from fancy ornamentals, to shelterbelt seedlings and everything in between. Sherwood will be sure to help you out with your selection, and can answer any questions.

Prairie Shelterbelt Program

Do you want to grow trees on your property? Turn to the seedling specialists at Prairie Shelterbelt Program in Sundre, AB. Our company houses beautiful and stunning trees including several other plants. We help provide proper planting care from start to finish. Trust our professionals to assist you step-by-step in the tree seedling process.

TreeTime is a well established Alberta company that offers a huge assortment of trees, shrubs and berry seedlings at prices garden centres, tree farms and nurseries just can’t match. We offer free shipping for orders over $100.00, a 30 day new growth guarantee and volume discounts. You can conveniently order online or toll free at 1.866.873.3846.

Mattson Tree Farm - Large stock only

Growing Quality Tees Since 1999

Brett Mattson (587) 877-8733 

Linden Tree Farm- Small selection of affordable shelterbelt varieites 

(403) 888-9178

West Haven Nursery & Tree Farm 

(403) 728-2100


Tree Planting Information 

Planting & Care of Shelterbelts

Tree & Shrub Guide for the Prairies

Planning Field Shelterbelts


For more information on tree services please have a look at Rental Equipment and Programs 

Updated 2 years, 6 months ago on Jan 18th, 2022