ARC 2015 Call for Abstracts

SpringSummerCover8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference

ARC 2015, Fredericton, New Brunswick, October 20-22, 2015
Organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter


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Reclamation… Opportunity Knocks

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Are you…

  • A landowner who is engaged in a reclamation and/or remediation project on your land?
  • In the business of designing and managing reclamation and/or remediation projects?
  • A contractor who implements the ground related work associated with reclamation and/or remediation projects?
  • A regulator, government, or agency that oversees regulatory requirements, and has a vested interest in reclamation and/or remediation?
  • A specialist who performs roles associated with reclamation and/or remediation projects?
  • An academic or student looking to learn or teach others?
  • Simply interested in reclamation and/or remediation?

If you answered YES to any of these questions you will not want to miss the opportunity to attend or present at this year’s ARC Conference!


  • Brownfield Reclamation Issues (socio economic, stabilization, etc.)
  • Community Liaison and Involvement in Remediation
  • Watercourse and Wetland Restoration
  • Fish Habitat and Passage Restoration
  • Storm Water Management– Zero Impact Design
  • End Use Planning (Prevention)
  • Marine and Coastal Protection and Restoration
  • Restoration Impacts on Endangered and Native Species
  • Remediation Case Studies
  • Assessment and Remediation in Special Environments
  • Climate Change Adaptation – Effects on Monitoring Data
  • Contaminated Site Regulations
  • Sustainable Re-vegetation
  • Long Term Monitoring and Maintenance
  • Mine Closure Planning
  • Mine and Military Reclamation Issues
  • Municipal/regional planning flood control
  • Rejuvenation / restoration of degraded buildings at former industrial areas

Abstracts for Presenters are due July 14, 2015

The organizing committee is seeking relevant abstracts for oral and poster presentations at the conference at the Wu Conference Centre at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton on October 20-21, 2015. If you are interested, please forward abstracts (Maximum 300 words) by July 14, 2015 in MS Office Word format via email to Andy Walter (see email address and abstract details below). Note that a technical paper will not be required. Following the conference, the presentations will be published on the website as the “conference proceedings”.

Students are encouraged to present and CLRA-Atlantic Chapter will again be providing awards as well as reduced conference rates.

Further details will be available soon, including sponsorship, hotel information, and conference features on the CLRA- Atlantic Chapter website


Presentation Title – keep it short, 2 lines if possible!

A Person1, A.N. Other2, A. Third3, and A.N.Y. More4

1 Affiliation 1 – do not include the mailing address here!

2 filiation 2 – For example, Cape Breton University, Sydney, NS, or

3 Affiliation 3 – Company name, Halifax, NS

4 Affiliation 4 – ***Contact info will be summarized elsewhere (see below)

Abstract – the official conference language is English and no translation service will be provided. The abstract must also be written in English using MS Office Word. In order for two abstracts to fit on each page (8.5”x11”; 1” margins), the total length of the abstract, including authors and affiliations, should be no longer than 22 lines. No graphics or footnotes allowed. Please use “Times New Roman” 12pt font with single line spacing.

Thank you. I look forward to seeing your abstract by July 14, 2015.

Andy Walter
Strum Consulting, Bedford, NS
(902) 835-5560