CLRA Alberta Fall Tour 2016 - Embracing Diversity in the Field of Land Reclamation
Dates: Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Registration Deadline: Monday, September 19 at noon
The 2016 “Embracing Diversity in the Field of Land Reclamation” field tour will explore the remediation, waste treatment, crop mitigation, reclamation and land conservation projects within the Calgary and surrounding area.
This area has a long history of multiple land uses co-existing in a densely populated area and the tour will focus on sustainable solutions to such unique land management challenges.
The tour will include: (for full schedule click here)
- City of Calgary - Shepard Waste Management Facility and East Calgary Waste Management Facility Leachate Treatment Pilot Plant / Greenhouse Projects
- Western Sky Landtrust Sites: Policeman Flats, High Wood Farms, Carseland Weir
- City of Calgary – Ralph Klein Wetland Park
- Decommissioning of the Nexen Balzac Sour Gas Plant – Part 2
- Alberta Transportation Flood Restoration Projects Near Kananaskis Country
Register for the tour by submitting this form. If your registration is not confirmed within 24 hours, please contact Tamara at email@example.com.
The Fall Tour would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors. Click here to view the sponsorship form.
ECO Canada's 2016 EYC Internship Program is accepting host applications
Recently hired someone or in the final stages or bringing someone onboard?
You could be eligible for the EYC Internship program
, an Environment and Climate Change Canada funded program that provides organizations up to $15,000 in free wage-subsidies
to encourage the hiring of new graduates and young professionals in the environmental industry working within science, technology, engineering or math.Why hire an intern?
• Gain new skills, fresh ideas and enthusiasm
• Save on billable hours and efficiently complete more projects
• Meet a future star employee – 90% of interns are hired permanently
Already hired a young professional? You can still apply for funding as long as they were hired after May 27, 2016.
Limited Edition Book - Footprints: The Evolution of Land Conservation and Reclamation in Alberta
The CLRA National and Alberta Chapter are proud supporters and provided funding for the LIMITED EDITION book Footprints: The Evolution of Land Conservation and Reclamation in Alberta, officially launched at the Alberta Chapter annual conference on February 24th.
There are a LIMITED number of copies still available. For each $21 donation you will receive a copy.
Copies can be obtained at the following locations:
CALGARY - WSP office - 1212 58th Avenue SE
EDMONTON - MilleniumEMS Solutions - 6111 – 91 Street
Please bring $21 cash/ per book or a cheque made payable to: Canadian Land Reclamation Association Alberta Chapter
A high-resolution interactive PDF document is now available at the Alberta Centre for Reclamation and Restoration Ecology’s site: (direct download) or (view Abstract before deciding to download). Please note this is a 24Mb file so it may take some time to download.
CLRA/ACRSD: Building a nation-wide community of practitioners to reclaim and remediate environmentally-disturbed lands and waterways.
The Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association canadienne de réhabilitation des sites dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is a non-profit organization that was incorporated in 1975. The Association encourages personal and corporate involvement where reclamation or rehabilitation of disturbed lands is planned or implemented.
Its members meet annually for technical discussion, information exchange and personal interaction. Local activities occur in Alberta, Atlantic Canada, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec where there are active provincial chapters.
The CLRA/ACRSD provides its members with up-to-date technical information through the publication of its newsletters, the magazine Canadian Reclamation and proceedings of its annual conferences. These publications allow the organization to have an informal, instructional role in the decision-making processes of reclamation/rehabilitation projects and to act as a forum for the dissemination of ideas and information pertinent to reclamation activities.
If you or your company are involved with or interested in reclamation of land or watercourses, environmental guidelines and/or enforcement, decommissioning, research (products, methods or equipment), or education, consider becoming a member of Canada's only national association concerned solely with reclamation.
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