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ACRRE Research Notes

Research Note #1

Rat root plants may not be suitable for reclaiming oil sands tailing ponds

Research led by: Janusz Zwiazek

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Research Note #2

Temporary drilling pads from oil sands exploration require microtopography for restoration

Research led by: Vic Lieffers & Richard Caners
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Research Note # 3

Plow-in pipeline construction improves recovery of rough fescue grassland 

Research led by: M. Anne Naeth & Peggy Desserud

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Research Note #4
Reconstructed soils in Alberta oil sands limit fine root growth of trees 

Research led by: Scott Chang

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Research Note #5
Boreal trees can grow on saline sites – implications for reclamation success on saline soils  

Research led by: Brett Purdy and Ellen Macdonald

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Research Note #6
Protecting forest floor in place rather than stripping it off is a better strategy to regenerated temporary drilling pads  

Research led by: Victor Lieffers and Simon Landhäusser

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Research Note #7
Benefits of fertilization for white spruce and lodgepole pine trees depend on the reclamation substrate – overburden vs tailings sand  

Research led by: Scott Chang

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Research Note #8
Prioritization can improve cost effectiveness of seismic line restoration 

Research led by: Cassidy Van Rensen, Scott Nielsen, Tim Vinge & Vic Lieffers

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Research Note #9

Deeper soil salvaging depths produce greater cover of native plants than shallow salvage depths on a reclaimed coal mine site 

Research led by: Ellen Macdonald and Simon Landhäusser

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Research Note #10

Soil salvage depth is key to aspen root fragment survival and sucker regeneration in forest reclamation

Research led by: Simon Landhäusser & Vic Lieffers

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Research Note #11

Coarse woody debris increases microbial functional diversity in reclaimed soils

Research led by: M. Anne Naeth & Scott Chang

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