The work paid off - and not just for the bats. The project placed second in the North America section of the award and first internationally in the category of biodiversity management. What's more, it now has the potential to be implemented worldwide.
“We hope to extend this work to some of our other sites,” says Brent Korobanik, environmental manager for Edmonton’s Lehigh Hanson cement plant and the Cadomin quarry. “it definitely will be expanding beyond Cadomin.”
“When we first started working with Dave, he kept reminding us, ‘You know, we might not go anywhere with this. But it’s good experience.’ We all went into it not expecting anything from it. But it turns out we made quite an impact. It was a great surprise.”
- Ronnie Caron (Biological Sciences Technology – Renewable Resources ’18), one of the leaders of NAIT's Quarry Life Award project