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Ellen Magidson (left), accepting the Dr. Edward M. Watkin Award on behalf of Western Sky Land Trust, from Andrea McEachern (right), President of the CLRA, at the National Conference & AGM Banquet, Sept 18, 2019, Kimberley, BC

Ellen Magidson (left), accepting the Dr. Edward M. Watkin Award on behalf of Western Sky Land Trust, from Andrea McEachern (right), President of the CLRA, at the National Conference & AGM Banquet, Sept 18, 2019, Kimberley, BC

Dr. Edward M. Watkin Award

The Dr. Edward M. Watkin Award is named after a founding member of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association / Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des Sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) in recognition of his significant service to furthering land reclamation in Canada.

Noranda Mines, Quebec

Noranda Mines, Quebec

Noranda Land Reclamation Award

The Noranda Land Reclamation Award is the most prestigious award of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association / Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des Sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD). It was named after Noranda Mines Ltd., a mining and metallurgy company originally from Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. Noranda Mines Ltd. first developed the award and provided initial monetary support for it.

 
Dinu Attalage, 2019 Linda Jones Memorial Award Recipient

Dinu Attalage, 2019 Linda Jones Memorial Award Recipient

Linda Jones Memorial Award

The award honours Linda Jones, for significant service to the Canadian Land Reclamation Association / Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des Sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) as secretary-treasurer for over twenty years. Linda was specifically interested in promoting student participation in CLRA events and membership in CLRA.

Stephanie Marshall (left) accepting the Inaugural Dr. Jack Winch Early Career Award from from Andrea McEachern (right), President of the CLRA, at the National Conference & AGM Banquet, Sept 18, 2019, Kimberley, BC

Stephanie Marshall (left) accepting the Inaugural Dr. Jack Winch Early Career Award from from Andrea McEachern (right), President of the CLRA, at the National Conference & AGM Banquet, Sept 18, 2019, Kimberley, BC

Dr. Jack Winch Early Career Award

This award honours Dr. Jack Winch principal founder and inaugural President of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des Sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD). The award acknowledges the efforts of Early Career Reclamation Professionals.

 

Gerry Bourassa Award

The CLRA Alberta Chapter is pleased to acknowledge and commemorate Gerry Bourassa through our Exceptional Volunteer Award. Gerry was a member, volunteer and friend whose love for the environmental industry and passion for volunteering touched our CLRA community. It is a goal of the Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association to recognize outstanding individuals who follow in Gerry’s footsteps and volunteer for their communities, associations and institutions.

Tom Peters was a founding member of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) - established in 1975.

Tom Peters was a founding member of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) - established in 1975.

Ontario Chapter: Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Awards

These awards were named to honour Tom Peters a founding member of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) - established in 1975. He was President of the Association in 1981-82. In 1984, he won the CLRA’s prestigious Noranda Land Reclamation Award for outstanding achievement in the field of land reclamation.