News & Events

 

July 2014

  • The Department of Renewable Resources is looking for a Research Associate to look at ecosystem assembly and succession in reclaimed western boreal ecosystems. You can view the posting here.
  • The Calgary office of Lehigh Hanson Materials Limited is looking for an environment & land manager for land reclamation-related work for their southern prairie business region. You can view their posting here.
  • The Calgary office of Worley Parsons is looking for an environmental soil scientist for land reclamation-related work. You can view their posting here.
  • LRIGS is now on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lrigsualberta

 

May 2014

  • Our partners at the Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network filmed the brief LRIGS presentation made by the LRIGS Coordinator, Mr Michal Guzowski, at the February 2014 Canadian Land Reclamation Association Alberta Chapter Conference and Annual General Meeting. The video can be viewed here.

 

March 2014

  • On March 28, Dr Kathryn Chandler from the Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta presented a "Professional Dress" professional development module for LRIGS students.
  • On March 21, Mr Jamie Hanlon from Marketing and Communications at the University of Alberta presented a "Media 101" professional development module for LRIGS students.
  • LRIGS has produced a brief set of notes summarizing some of the main points coming out of our recent panel talk entitled, "Land Reclamation Through An Aboriginal Lens". They are available for viewing here.

 

February 2014

  • Two LRIGS students, Valerie Miller and Jenna Abou Rizk, were honoured with Academic Merit Awards from the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) at the CLRA Alberta Chapter Conference and Annual General Meeting Held in Red Deer from February 26 to 28. Congratulations, Valerie and Jenna!
  • LRIGS researcher, Dr David Locky from MacEwan University, will be offering a short course on Thursday, May 1, entitled, "Working with Alberta's Wetlands: A Primer for Effective Management of a Complex Ecosystem on a Dynamic Landscape". To find out more about the course, go here. To sign up for the course contact the LRIGS Coordinator, Mr Michal Guzowski, at michal.guzowski@ualberta.ca.
  • LRIGS will be hosting a panel talk entitled, "Land Reclamation Through An Aboriginal Lens" on Wednesday, March 5. Go here for more details. Also on hand will be LRIGS graduate students and post doctoral fellows. They will be available before and after the panel talk to showcase and talk about their research projects.

 

 

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