SER Midwest Great Lakes Chapter to Co-host

The 2022 meeting of the American Society of Reclamation Sciences will be held June 12-16th, 2022 at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (“DECC”) on the shore of Lake Superior in Duluth, MN. We are proud to host the meeting in partnership with the Society for Ecological Restoration Midwest Great Lakes Chapter. This is a call for; presenters (speakers, posters, and reclamation films), exhibitors (vendors), and sponsors for the conference.

Registration information:

Registration information will be available in February 2022 at the conference website ( Planned early registration fees for professional members are $400, and registration will be $150 for students. Registrations include entry to the Sunday evening welcome reception, the Awards Luncheon, and the Reclamation Film Festival.

Call for speakers and poster presenters and reclamation videographers:

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations and film descriptions will be accepted through January 21, 2022. Abstracts concerning all aspects of land and water reclamation/restoration/rehabilitation are welcomed. In addition to our technical divisions; Soils, Water, Vegetation, Wildlife, Technology, and Engineering and Construction.

We are especially proud to have sessions dedicated to the following topics:

Teaching Land Reclamation
Partnerships in Reclamation
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Monitoring and Modeling
Mine Waste Characterization and Remediation
Passive Treatment of Mine Drainage
Restoration-Specific Themes:
Novel Approaches to Native Vegetation
Optimizing Establishment of Vegetation
Soil Reclamation
Watershed Restoration
Reclamation for Community/Recreation Reuse

The conference will also include the Reclamation Film Festival; brief descriptions of reclamation films should be submitted by January 21, 2022. Student presentations, posters, and films are especially welcomed, and travel subsidies are available for student presenters. All speakers will be notified of abstract acceptance by February 4, 2022. Please use the abstract/ film description submittal form here: ASRS 2022 Conference Presentations – American Society of Reclamation Sciences (ASRS).

Call for potential exhibitors and/or sponsors:

Exhibitor space is available at the conference center overlooking the lake, and ideally situated next to the banquet room where all lunches will be taking place. Wireless internet is available at no charge, and electricity is available upon request for a nominal fee. Exhibitor and sponsor levels and registration is available through the conference website: This is a great way to showcase your company or organization’s research, innovations, technology, and more.