Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2021

Hope you are on Santa’s good list, like this handsome boy! Best wishes to you and yours this holiday season. See you in 2022 😊

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Oregon Forest Snails

December 12, 2021

One of the many snails that Todd Stephenson and Robert Gill have come across while working in British Columbia. Oregon Forest Snails are considered endangered, so many precautions were deployed to take care of the little guys. Great work Robert and Todd – you’re (s)nailing it!

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Métis Week 2021

November 15, 2021

It is Métis week and November 16, 2021 is Louis Riel day! Please join us in attending some of the virtual events being held by the Métis Nation of Alberta and Fort McMurray Métis:

Photo credit: Fort McMurray Métis

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Canadian Institute of Forestry

November 3, 2021

The Canadian Institute of Forestry has an interesting set of e-lectures coming soon, including Forest Carbon Offsets: What is Driving the Buzz on November 4, 2021. Check out the full list of events here:

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Thank you!

October 29, 2021

With the help of these generous sponsors, we raised $3,415 for Action for Healthy Communities, Change for Children, Edmonton Food Bank, and YESS during the 6th annual Paragon golf tournament fundraiser held on Sep 24, 2021. Thank you for the support!

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Soil Courses in Winter of 2022!

October 26, 2021

Paragon will be hosting two 2-day online soil courses in winter of 2022, led by our own Dr. Konstantin Dlusskiy. Click on the links below to find out more about both advanced soil science courses and to register on Eventbrite (Sales start on November 10, 2021). We hope to see you there!

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Occupational Video – Soil Scientist

October 21, 2021

Thinking about a career as a Soil Scientist? Check out the educational video produced by ALIS, featuring our own Scott Boorman (with a cameo from Kahlie Forster) in the link below!

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Worried about clubroot?

August 7, 2021

Check out the risk-based guidance document developed by Paragon and Canadian Energy Pipeline Association members here:

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Dino-mite find!

September 1, 2021

A dino-mite find! One of our projects stumbled upon these dinosaur bones near Beaverlodge River. The palaeontologist onsite guessed that it would have been a Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai (related to Triceratops).  Thanks for the cool share, Leo Bonzi.

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Effects of woody debris and cover soil types on soil properties and vegetation 4–5 years after oil sands reclamation

August 23, 2021

Great article about the effects of woody debris and cover soil types, with data collected and analyzed by our own Katryna Forsch. Click on the link below to access the full article:

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