NSERC FONCER TEDGIEER – Water treatment in the North – Quebec, Qc, at INRS, Qc, Friday, September 27, 2019:


Sept 2018 & 2019

Lecture series, McBride Museum Saturday, December 1, 2018

  • Presented: Treating mine water contamination with Microbes

Workshop on water treatment in Northern environment – CREATE program in Environmental decontamination technologies and integrated water and wastewater management, at Quebec, Qc, Thursday, September 20, 2018

  • Overview of challenges and opportunities for mine water treatment in Yukon

Geoscience Forum, at Yukon Territory, Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • Organized and led panel discussion titled: Integrated Mine Closure: The Role of Innovation from Planning Through Closure (and Beyond)
  • Presented : Keno sulfate reducing bioreactors and Yukon-native bacteria to remove metals from mine drainage in cold-climate

NND General Assembly , at Mayo, YT, Saturday, July 1, 2017

  • Presented to Elders, NND community and the Indusrty: NND community and Bioreactors to treat mine water (Ph.D research and how NND community was involved)

Canadian Association on Water Quality (CAWQ), at Quebec, Qc, Monday, May 1, 2017

  • Presented a poster titled: Bioréacteurs passifs sulfato-réducteurs utilisés à l’échelle pilote pour le traitement de drainage neutre contaminé en climat nordique

Women in Mining, Gold Show, at Yukon Territory, Thursday, September 1, 2016

  • Conducted fun chemical experiments for over a week for First Nation youth from Pelly Crossing, Faro and Dawson city. Hosted a booth for Yukon College

GAC-MAC, at Whitehorse, YT, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

  • Presented: Yukon-native bacteria and their capacity to remove metals from mine drainage in cold-climates

NND General Assembly , at Mayo, YT, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

  • Hosted an information booth

Northern Mine Remediation Workshop for First Nation Communties


  • Understanding the mining industry and mine contamination in the Yukon
  • Treatment for mine contamination
  • Active treatments vs. passives treatments
  • Mine revegetation
  • Involving First Nation students in environmental projects