Janet G. Kidd, M.S. Research Coordinator

  • Restoration Ecology
  • Mine Land Reclamation
  • Wetland Assessment and Mitigation Planning
  • Ecosystem Monitoring
  • Plant Ecology
  • Soil Science

Janet Kidd is ABR’s Vegetation and Landscape Studies Research Coordinator. In that capacity, she works with a team of botanists, wetland scientists, landscape ecologists, soil scientists, and remote sensing specialists to ensure ABR’s research and environmental services are of the highest quality in terms of scientific caliber and regulatory compliance.

Although Janet’s primary role at ABR is coordinating the research efforts of the Vegetation and Landscape Studies program, she also conducts her own research. Projects she has managed in recent years include developing effective land rehabilitation strategies for disturbed wetlands in the Prudhoe and Kuparuk oilfields; developing a reclamation research program at the Ekati Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories, Canada; and providing technical guidance in preparing revegetation and mitigation plans for the mining industry in Alaska. She is one of the team leaders of ABR’s Land Rehabilitation Program.

Janet also frequently provides support to ABR’s Wetlands Program. She is a Certified Wetland Scientist and has conducted numerous wetland surveys and wetland functional assessments to support permitting requirements for the transportation, utility, energy, and mining sectors.

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