Assessing Peatland Restoration Success to Meet Alberta’s Peatland Reclamation Criteria

Bin Xu, NAIT Boreal Research Institute
GL 15-ERPC-11

Key deliverables of this project include:

  1. operational scale demonstration sites of successfully restored well sites and linear feature to functional peatlands; 
  2. assessing the restoration success according to the upcoming peatland reclamation criteria and providing feedbacks for fine tuning of the criteria; 
  3. enabling SMEs and industry partners to meet the regulatory demands; and 
  4. the supply of highly qualified professionals specializing in peatland restoration.

Policy Issue

Knowledge Gap
flora and fauna use of (and response to) reclaimed habitats compared to pre-/un-disturbed habitats

2015 Final Report

2015 Presentation