Grande Prairie Branch Meeting - January 23, 2018
23-Jan-2018 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
10645 West Side Drive
Grande Prairie , Alberta T8V 8E6

Title: Grande Prairie Branch Meeting: Come Learn About the NAIT Boreal Research Institute

Don't miss the opportunity to see a presentation about the Boreal Research Institute, where applied research on emerging reclamation techniques in the boreal forest is underway! The NAIT Boreal Research Institute is a 9,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art research facility located in Peace River, AB.

The registration is still open for the meeting but the supper is closed.  

Date/Time: January 23, 2018 from 5:30 – 8:30pm

5:30pm (Cocktails and Networking), 6:00pm (Buffet Style Supper), 6:30pm (Short Branch Meeting) and 7:00 – 8:30pm (Presentation and Discussion) 

Location: “The Loft”, above Jeffrey’s (Mill District location), 10645 West Side Drive, located east of TD/BMO banks 

Speaker: Dr: Jean-Marie Sobze 

Description: The NAIT Boreal Research Institute is staffed by a team of research scientists and technicians with professional designations in forestry, biology and agrology. BRI develops scientifically based best practices and applied technologies to address present and emerging knowledge gaps in the management and reclamation of disturbed landscapes. Come out and learn about this excellent facility and some of their field projects located in Northern Alberta! NAIT BRI partners with industry players such as Paramount, ConocoPhillips and Shell to assist in furthering knowledge in the field of reclamation and revegetation on former industrial sites such as winter roads, pipeline ROWs and wellsites in the oil and gas industry.  

Member Benefits: Presentation is about new emerging reclamation practices and the facility that is researching the techniques.


  • Members & Non-Members welcome!
  • FULL - $21/plate for Buffet Style Supper (Mediterranean Chicken, Roasted Potatoes, Salads), water and coffee service included
  • SEATING STILL AVAILABLE - Free if not coming for supper

Please register through the AIA website to ensure adequate seating. Registration with supper is now CLOSED for this event. 

Contact Information: Charity Schmidt at


See You There!


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