Dr. Steven Tannas (GP Restoration Solutions Inc)

2022 Winner: Recognition Of Regional Innovation - Cremona

Winner: Dr. Steven Tannas (GP Restoration Solutions Inc)

Initiative: Design of Floating Islands to Remediate Contaminated Water

GP Restoration Solutions Inc. has created an innovative type of floating island that maximizes growth of native wetland plants to remediate contaminated water. With a mobile design these islands can be pre-planted at a nursery and shipped stacked. they are designed to be able to be moved from wetland to wetland with a focus on ease of installation and use.

Dr. Steven Tannas, President
A senior Vegetation Ecologist, Reclamation Specialist and Wetland Scientist and a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) through the Alberta Institute of Agrologists. In addition, he is a qualified wetland science practitioner (AIA). His primary areas of focus have been in Western Canadian ecosystems including: Alberta, BC, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, NWT and Nunavut. He has extensive experience working with industry oil and gas, electrical grid, mines and agriculture.