Soil from the ground down

Turchenek describes layers in a soil sample extracted at Crow Lake Provincial Park. | Barb Glen photo

The 2017 Alberta Soils Tour in the Athabasca region, held May 29-31,  was initially planned for 2016 but postponed because of a major forest fire.

About 55 participants visited various sites to examine soil and its components in undisturbed areas, and also to see how different types of soil respond to forest fires, floods and oilsands reclamation initiatives.

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