Tree Frog Forestry News

Syncrude marks three billion barrel milestone with $3 million community investments

By Laura Beamish
Fort McMurrary Today
November 7, 2019
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

Syncrude is donating $3 million to programs and initiatives in the region to commemorate hitting a three billion barrel milestone at their Mildred Lake project last week. …A number of new investments will be funded, including the University of Alberta Faculty of Engineering for student engagement in northern communities, Inside Education’s Wood Buffalo Environment Education Project, a machining program with the Fort McMurray Catholic School District, a non-destructive apprenticeship program with CAREERS: The Next Generation, an e-learning program with the Fort McKay First Nation and an education training program with the Mikisew Cree First Nation. Tree Canada Operation Releaf program will also be included. The program is committed to helping people in the community replant forested areas affected by the 2016 wildfires.

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