News & Events

 

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January 2015

  • The Canadian Society of Soil Science will be hosting a conference from July 5-10, 2015.
  • The Canadian Land Reclamation Association and Manitoba Soil Science Society wil be hosting a conference from June 15-18, 2015.
  • Happy International Year of Soils!
  • Dr Brad Pinno, an Assistant Professor Candidate for a position in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta, will be presenting a Terrestrial Restoration Ecology seminar entitled, "Reconstructing forest ecosystems: Linking below and aboveground processes to create functioning forests" on Monday, January 26, from 10:00 - 11:00 am in Room 802 of the General Services Building on the University of Alberta campus.
  • Dr Justine Karst, an Assistant Professor Candidate for a position in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta, will be presenting a Terrestrial Restoration Ecology seminar entitled, "Restoration of Forest Ecosystem Functions in Reclaimed Landscapes" on Tuesday, January 20, from 8:30 - 9:30 am in Room 849 of the General Services Building on the University of Alberta campus.
  • Dr Patrick Audet, an Assistant Professor Candidate for a position in the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta, will be presenting a Terrestrial Restoration Ecology seminar entitled, "The myth of ecological restoration: Addressing mining and environmental stewardship in the 21st century" on Monday, January 19, from 9:00 - 10:00 am in Room 802 of the General Services Building on the University of Alberta campus.
  • Jerry Hanna, an Edmonton businessman and member of the LRIGS Advisory Committee, was recently featured in this online Business In Edmonton article.

 

December 2014

 

October 2014

  • The Edmonton branch of APEGA (the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta) is hosting a presentation dealing with Tailings Management in the Oil Sands Industry. More information here.
  • Dr Bill Shotyk, an LRIGS researcher, recently had some of his work featured in an Edmonton Journal article viewable here.
  • Check out photos from the recent LRIGS trip to Germany on the LRIGS Facebook page.
  • An article about LRIGS was recently published in the October 2014 issue of Business in Edmonton. You can view it here.
  • Dr David Chanasyk is offering a course in Applied Soil Physics (EXGEN4301 FA2) through the University of Alberta's Faculty of Extension from November 3 - 7, 2014. More information can be found here.

 

September 2014

  • Sarah Ficko and Valerie Miller, two LRIGS PhD students, volunteered with Aboriginal youth for a TransAlta-organized reclamation activity. Find out more here.

 

August 2014

  • Jerry Hanna, an Edmonton businessman and member of the LRIGS Advisory Committee, was recently featured in this online Alberta Venture article.

 

 

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