From the beginnings, when the OCCC in the Crop Science Department, University of Guelph, identified the need for a national association dealing with land reclamation, to the association that exists today, the CLRA/ACRSD has held true to many of its objectives over the past years.

In fact, the original founding members of the CLRA/ACSRD laid the groundwork for the establishment and legitimization of the land reclamation field as a profession in Canada.

To read the comprehensive history of the CLRA/ACSRD, view, print or download the PDF file of the history as written and published by Aquila Publishing. This history was most recently updated in 2010.