News & Events


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May 2016

  • Parks Canada and LRIGS researchers are looking for volunteers to help restore Greater Sage Grouse habitat in Grasslands National Park. Go here for more details.
  • Read the May 2016 LRIGS newsletter here.
  • Check out the LRIGS spotlight article on MSc student, Scott Wilson.
  • Check out the LRIGS spotlight article on PhD student, Sebastian Dietrich.
  • Check out the LRIGS spotlight article on post doctoral fellow, Muhammad Arshad.


April 2016


March 2016

  • From the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s, Nova Gas Transmission Ltd., a subsidiary of TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. produced a series of research reports related to pipeline soil conservation practices. TransCanada realizes the importance of scientific research initiatives and is pleased to provide the numerous reports in digitized format to ensure the studies and respective findings are available to the general public. TransCanada has agreed to allow the Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology (ACRRE) to make these reports available through the University of Alberta Libraries Education & Research Archive (ERA) at 

  • A book on the history of reclamation in Alberta has recently been published and can be viewed at  
  • LRIGS MSc students, Jaime Aguilar and Caitlin Low, will be defending their theses on Wednesday, March 16 and Thursday, March 17, respectively. Public presentations will be held on the same days in Room 802 of the General Services Building (GSB) on the University of Alberta Campus. Mr Aguilar's presentation will begin at 1:00 pm and Ms Low's presentation will begin at 2:30 pm.


January 2016


December 2015

  • Check out some photos from the September 2015 LRIGS trip to British Columbia.



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