Monthly Archives: July 2013
Francis Vorhies, Contributor to Forbes.com, has written an article examining the potential he sees in LEAP with regards to the oil sands, biodiversity, transparency & accountability. He states “This is a very good step forward, as the tool includes actions to establish a baseline, define objectives, model and implement work plans, and monitor results.” You can […]
Alberta Newsprint Company (ANC), a joint venture of The Stern Group (Whitecourt Newsprint Company Limited Partnership) and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd., has selected Silvacom’s Silviculture Planner software to manage their silviculture planning and activities. Silviculture Planner is an innovative web application to facilitate and track the establishment and re-growth of harvested areas in forestry. Leveraging […]
Edmonton Journal Posts Video on 2013 Emerald Awards Finalist: COSIA, LEAP & Algar Restoration Project
The Edmonton Journal has posted a new video to their site presenting Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) LEAP & Algar Restoration Project, a 2013 Emerald Awards Finalist. The two minute video briefly overviews the award nominated project and is available for you to watch here. For more information on the annual Emerald Awards, visit here.
New Pipeline News North Article: “A Big LEAP Forward: COSIA takes reforestation to an all new level”
Pipeline News North, an industry magazine focusing on the progressive aspects of the oil and gas industry in Alberta and British Columbia, has recently posted a news article highlighting Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) bold implementation of LEAP. You can read the full story here.
We’ve recently kicked-off a new project, titled “Assessing the Ecosystem Services Benefits of the OSLI LEAP Program”. This project is part of a coordinated collaboration of industry, government, ENGO and academic partners. This project will include an assessment of ecosystem service and biodiversity benefits from reclamation activities associated with the Algar Restoration Pilot and the […]