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Mining Reclamation Course
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Pre-approved for 30 CECs under SER's CERP Program

 Export to Your Calendar 6/6/2018 to 6/10/2018
When: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Where: University of Victoria
Victoria, British Columbia 
Canada

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This course examines mine reclamation and considers the impacts of mines—and mining practices—on natural systems and landscapes. Through lectures and on-site visits, we’ll discuss the following topics: legislation, policies and regulations; environmental impact assessment, socioeconomic impact assessment and strategic impact assessment; land-use planning for agriculture, forestry, wildlife, fisheries, recreation, urban and industrial activities; characterization of mine wastes (physical and chemical properties); site preparation and re-vegetation; contaminant remediation, ecological risk assessment and ecotoxicology; site decommissioning, closure and environmental management systems; reclamation ecology (individual, population, community and landscape); reclamation performance and/or compliance monitoring. Concepts are presented using domestic and international case studies representing a variety of mine types.


https://continuingstudies.uvic.ca/science-and-ecological-restoration/courses/mining-reclamation

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