NAIT 5th Field Tour: Reclamation of Upland and Peatland Industrially-Disturbed Sites

This one-day reclamation field tour is hosted by the NAIT Boreal Research Institute on Monday September 17, 2018, in Peace River, Alberta

Participants will meet in the morning and travel by bus as a group to visit various upland and wetland/peatland reclamation research trials. Boreal Research Institute staff Dr. Amanda Schoonmaker and Dr. Bin Xu will discuss reclamation best management approaches for returning industrially-disturbed sites to functional ecosystems. Study trials to be visited will include: use of organic amendments to increase soil fertility and stand productivity, stock trial testing hitchhiker planting of native trees and forbs, site preparation, and decompaction approaches.

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