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Dr. Mohan Wali: The Global Imperative of Ecosystem Reclamation

On Nov. 27, 2012, Mohan Wali, SENR Professor Emeritus, presented the inaugural lecture of the Land Reclamation International Graduate School, University of Alberta.

Dr. Wali is considered one of the pioneers of modern-day reclamation science. This is Part 1 of his address, in which he points out President Johnson's statesmanship in the 1960s focused attention on the environment and reclamation. He relates how the lessons from the science of ecology provide the principles that shape reclamation science today.