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Woody Plant Establishment and Management Program for Oil Sands Mine Reclamation

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  • The objectives of the study are to: • conduct a review of readily available information on the establishment and management of woody plants on level and gently sloping (less than 15 percent) amended tailings sand and other similar sites; and • prepare a critical evaluation of the information and provide recommendations on the most suitable methods for establishing and maintaining self-sustaining and productive plant communities in the Alberta tar sands area. This study identifies the woody plant establishment and management procedures used in the reclamation of amended tailings sand and other similar sites, and how these procedures affect the rate and level of establishment of the species planted.

  • Date created
    1983
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  • Type of Item
    Report
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R36N21
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