Our mission-“To promote the reclamation of lands affected by mining activities through an interactive and educational forum for state land reclamationists, where techniques and practices to advance the quality of mined land reclamation are shared, and recognition for outstanding reclamation is given.”
2022 Conference
2022 Conference

2022 Conference

 PDFs of a few presentations from our 2022 Conference are available for download below.


Sam Gowan, Alpha Geoscience, “Monitoring and Mitigation of Physical and
Environmental Impacts from the March, 1994 Collapse and Flooding of the
Retsof Salt Mine, Livingston County, New York”

Mark Fiely, Ernst Seed, “Meadows for Mining”

Anna Vietmeier, PhD Candidate, Duquesne University, “Microbial Impact on
Iron and Manganese Remediation in Passive Abandoned Mine Drainage
Treatment Systems”

Andy Kozlowski, PhD, Director of Geological Mapping Program, NYS
Museum/Education Department, “Critical Minerals, Frameworks and
Chronology: New developments and strategies for geological mapping in New
York State.”

Scott Eggerud, Forester, OSMRE, “Mine Land Reforestation at the Flight 93
National Memorial”

Eric Oliver, Mineral Resources Program Specialist, PA DEP “Using GIS to
Track Reforestation Projects in Pennsylvania”

New York Department of Environmental Conservation Presentation, “Bluestone
Mining in NYS”

Kristi Dodson & Kevin Brown, Illinois Department of Natural Resources,
“Illinois Coal Mine Viewer and Collector App Capabilities”

Joseph Montrella, Kamiliah Pendleton, Lukus Monette, OSMRE, “Overview on
the Planning, Performing, and Post-Processing of a Drone Mapping Project at a
Mine Site.”