Death by a Thousand Cuts: Impacts of In-situ Oil Sands Development on Alberta's Boreal Forests


YEP Calgary Chapterwith Simon Dyer, Pembina InstitutePlease join us for a lively discussion on the impacts of Alberta's rapidly growing heavy oil industry on Alberta's Northern Forest. Simon will focus on the environmental impacts of in situ (in place) development of deep oil sands, suggesting that SAGD development has the potential to affect a forested region 50 times larger than the areas leased for oil sands mining north of Fort McMurray.Details: The event will take place on Wednesday January 10th, 5:30- 7:30 PM, Simon Dyer will start his talk at 6 p.m.Location: Basement of Ceili's 2 (803 - 8th Ave SW, Calgary). Costs: Free to YEP members, $5 for non-members. Lifetime membership to YEP costs just $30. More information at

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