Chapter Director Lindsay Telfer had a rare glimpse at
the immense impact the Albera Tar Sands are having on
the landscape. Below are a series of photos taken on
her trip over the area in October 2006.
Top left - Overhead of mining operation,
top right - tar sands tailings, lower left - sink holes
of the McClelland Lake Wetland Complex, lower middle
- the low flow of the Athabasca River, and lower right
- oil sands upgrader. Photos by Lindsay Telfer.