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You can reach the CLRA office at 780-437-0044
The CLRA is very excited to welcome our National newsletter and announce the National conference will be held in beautiful blue sky Alberta in Fort McMurray this September.
Your input on what you want from the CLRA/ACRSD is always welcome and greatly appreciated. Please feel free to send us your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact your local chapter. We want to hear from you!
2017 Membership Directory
you have received this email, that means you made it into the 2017 CLRA Membership Directory! If you have had any updates to your contact information from when you had submitted your renewal, please contact the CLRA Office before April 13 to confirm.
New Member FAQ
Q: What are the added benefits to a Corporate Membership?
A: With a Corporate Membership, your business is listed in the annual CLRA Directory, and up to 3 people in your company can register for events at a discounted member rate year round!
Linda Jones Memorial Award
Deadline: May 1, 2017
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. Two awards are presented annually to students in a reclamation related program at a Canadian institution in recognition of excellence in academic studies which advance the theory, knowledge or practice of land reclamation. One award will be for a poster presentation and one for an oral presentation. Each award will be for $1000 and a one year membership in the CLRA. The competition for the awards is held in conjunction with the CLRA/ACRSD Annual Meeting.
Tom Peters Memorial Mine Reclamation Award
Deadline: April 14, 2017
To encourage the pursuit of excellence in mine reclamation and to recognize and promote, to the mining
industry and environmental community at large, outstanding achievement in the practice of mine reclamation in Ontario.
for more information and nomination instructions.
Student Bursary ($5000)
To encourage the pursuit of excellence in mine reclamation and to foster the training of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) in mining and the environment, a $5,000 student award has been established for Graduate Students enrolled in a Canadian university and conducting Ontario based reclamation research related to any aspect of the mining cycle - from advanced exploration to long term monitoring. The cash award is generously being provided by Vale, and coordinated and administered by the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association.
for more information and application instructions.
Upcoming Chapter Events
Ontario Land Reclamation and Rehabilitation Symposium and Field Trip
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
June 27 - 28, 2017
This year we present the opportunity for the mining and aggregate sectors to come together to compare rehabilitation techniques and innovations and help expand our knowledge and networking base.
SYMPOSIUM (Tuesday, June 27)
The Symposium will showcase one day of technical presentations and posters, in addition to reclamation and student award presentations. As the birthplace of the CLRA in 1975, with excellent examples of rehabilitation close to campus, the University of Guelph is the ideal location for the 2017 Symposium.
FIELD TRIP (Wednesday, June 28)
Local field trips will highlight successes in research and rehabilitation in the mining and aggregate sectors.
British Columbia Technical and Research Commitee on Reclamation: 2017 Mine Reclamation Symposium
Williams Lake, BC
September 18 - 21, 2017
The BC TRCR is delighted to announce that the 2017 Mine Reclamation Symposium will be coming to Williams Lake, BC this year. The Symposium will include a field tour highlighting the rehabilitation work that has taken place at the Mt. Polley mine near Likely, BC and two days of technical paper presentations.
Society for Ecological Restoration - Western Canada 2018 Conference
February 12 - 17, 2018
University of Victoria ER 503: Restoration Ecology
January 2 - April 2, 2017
The material in this course falls into two broad themes: ecological foundations (applications of ecology to advance restoration) and ecological practice (using restoration to solve a problem in ecology). Topics covered include ecological theories, vegetation dynamics, trophic interactions, adaptive management, and the use of decision-support tools. The course encourages you to broaden your approach to ecological restoration and deepen your understanding of the way nature works.
to register for a course or apply for the program online.
NAIT 2nd Peatland Training School
1st Session: April 24-25, 2017
2nd Session: April 26-27, 2017
Time: 8 am to 4:30 pm (each day)
Location: Boreal Research Institute, 8102 - 99 Avenue, Peace River, AB T8S 1R2
The Boreal Research Institute is offering two-day, hands-on lab and field training sessions with Dr. Dale Vitt and Dr. Bin Xu. Participants will learn:
- Key characteristics of common bryophyte species associated with different peatland types in Alberta
- Lab and field identification methods
- Field practice of bryophyte identification and peatland classification
Contact Jeannine Goehing at email@example.com
for more information.
New State of MINE
April 30 - May 03, 2017
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Location: Palais de Congrès , Montreal
The theme is "New State of MINE" that will drive topics of discussion at the upcoming 2017 CIM Convention taking place in Montreal from April 30 to 03 May, 2017. In addition to a rigorous technical program, mining will be examined through the lens of employment, innovation, leadership, management, and more. Over 6,000 mining industry professionals are expected to take in the events at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal.
Contact Lise Bujold at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
RFG 2018: Resources for Future Generations
June 16 -21, 2018
Time: 08:00 - 17:00
Location: Vancouver Convention Center
The Resources for Future Generations conference (RFG 2018), scheduled for June 16-21 2018, held at the Vancouver Convention Center, takes its theme from a new International Union of Geological Sciences initiative designed to mobilize geoscientists, policy-makers and other stakeholders to explore resource and related sustainability issues. RFG 2018 is the first international conference focused on the resources that will be required for future generations. It will explore four vital themes: energy, minerals, water and the earth.
For more information on other events of interests, please visit the CLRA Website.
CLRA AB AGM & Conference
Thank you to attendees and delegates for making the 2017 CLRA AB Conference and AGM a huge success! The Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) took place on February 22 to 24, 2017 in Red Deer, Alberta with over 500 attendees.