Pete Stahl, Ph.D., Director of Wyoming Restoration & Reclamation Center
“Introduction and Planning of Reclamation”
Brenda Schladweiler, Ph.D., BKS Environmental
“It Starts with the Soil”
Abbey Wick, Ph.D., North Dakota State University
“Recovery of Soil Health Paramters in Reclaimed Lands”
Jay Volk, Ph.D., BNI Coal
“Erosion Control and Soil Re-spread Depths”
Eric Brevik, Ph.D., Dickinson State University
“Rates of Soil Processes in Reclaimed Lands”
Erin K. Espeland, Ph.D., Research Ecologist, USDA-ARS, Sidney, MT
“Effect of Cover Crops on Perennial Grass Seedings”
— Annual Cover Crops Do Not Inhibit Early Growth of Perennial Grasses on a Disturbed Restoration Soil in the Northern Great Plains, USA by Erin K. Espeland and Lora B. Perkins
Wayne Duckwitz, Plant Materials Center
“Plant Species Selection and Source”
Jack Norland, Ph.D., North Dakota State University
“Current Research on Grassland Plantings”
Nelson Klitzka, WPX
“Interim Reclamation on Oil Well Sites in North Dakota”
Brian Kempenich, Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, Whiting Petroleum
“Final Reclamation of Oil Well Sites in North Dakota”
Les Simnioniw, Billings County Weed Board
“Controlling Invasive and Noxious Weeds in Western ND”
Reclamation Research Advisory Committee & North Dakota Public Service Commission
A Report on Reclamation Research in North Dakota: An Inventory of Projects, Publications, and Future Research Needs
Morning Session: 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Morning Session: 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Afternoon Session: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 2:15-4:30 p.m.