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Quantifying restoration success via natural recovery in forested areas following pipeline construction

February 1, 2023

As environmental consultants working with pipeline construction, we often think about the future of the land and its ability to recover. A study done by our own Brittany Flemming and Vince Futoransky, alongside Wade Pruett, has detailed a way to measure restoration success and more specifically, the success of the natural recovery approach. More cost-effective and less labour-intensive, with more diverse results? Read on:

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Soil science at the University of Alberta: a century of service to science and society

February 10, 2021

Inspiring and informative article about the University of Alberta’s contributions to soil science, lead by our own Len Leskiw. Log in to the Canadian Journal of Soil Science to read about this remarkable history:

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A bioassay of long-term stockpiled salvaged soil amended …

July 2020

… with biochar, peat, and humalite

Interesting research on the effects of amendments on the quality of stockpiled salvaged soil by a research team led by Jorden Laskosky and Leonard Leskiw from Paragon. Biochar and peat offer the greatest promise for improving the productivity of long‐term stockpiled salvaged soil.

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