Presentation Recordings

The presentations, recorded from the Seismic Line Restoration Technical Session, hosted by the Rocky Mountain Section of the CIF and NRCan, provide current info on issues surrounding development and restoration of seismic lines in Alberta’s boreal forest.  Presentations speak to topics ranging from ecological effects, regulatory status and best recent practices.

Full technical session summary can be found here

The presentations can be accessed below.

Presenter Affiliation Title
Matthew Pyper Fuse Consulting Ltd. Incentives, frameworks, and a path to habitat restoration in Alberta
Anna Dabros Canadian Forest Service Environmental and ecological footprint of seismic lines in Alberta
Shane Patterson Alberta Environment and Parks Geomatics / Remote Sensing / Earth Observation: Why we need to change the way we think about data
Laura Finnegan Foothills Research Institute Restoring seismic lines – the wildlife perspective
Michael Cody Cenovus Energy Inc. From applied research to a community of practice; important perceptions and misconceptions associated with linear restoration
Paula Bentham Golder Associates Ltd. Enabling solutions for landscape level habitat restoration
Margaret Donnelly Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Looking at seismic restoration from a forestry perspective – the development of integrated, multiscale approaches
Simon Dyer Pembina Institute Policy mechanisms to regulate seismic line restoration at scale