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Managing Those Leftovers – Successful Completion of Another Boreal Forest Reclamation Project.

Reflecting on Managing Those Leftovers from a Successful Completion of Another Boreal Forest Reclamation Project

September saw Reclaimit’s team of champions (😊) – Windfirm Resources Inc., Phoenix Heli-flight, and Boreal Horticultural Services – take on and successfully complete another Boreal Forest reclamation project. The 23 km of legacy seismic lines in northeastern Alberta were reclaimed to the forest as a part of the MEG Energy Inc. habitat reclamation program for Woodland Caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou)

The 2021 program was a mixed bag of odds and ends, and the little bits and pieces of those not yet completed features from past operations. And now into October, I’ve had an opportunity to reflect on what was accomplished. The kind of reflecting best undertaken in a sitting room with a piece of pumpkin pie and a cup of fresh coffee; where the mind wanders between what was completed on the project and how I dealt with the leftovers.  

Now I know that without proper care of the after-dinner turkey remnants I will lose out on the most prized of delicacies for days 2 and 3, the hot turkey sandwich. And just like proper turkey handling results in the turkey sandwich goodness, so too does finishing off leftovers from the previous caribou reclamation programs capture the full benefits of the applied remedies. It’s that diligent commitment, the follow-through to finish well. 

 

Woodland caribou as it dashes down an untreated legacy seismic line, October 15, 2021

So, whether your leftovers are for turkey sandwiches or wildlife habitat restoration, handling them correctly, from start to finish, is a proven deliverer of successAnd on that note, it’s time for a turkey nap 

 

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