Bill Price

Bill Price

Company: Natural Resources Canada

Job title: Environmental scientist


Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) 

Work Experience 

  • Prior to 1989: Work for various B.C. mines 
  • 1989-1991: Environmental Consultant, Talisman Land Resource Consultants 
  • 1991-2003: Senior Technical Inspector, Reclamation Section, B.C. Ministry of Mines 
  • 2003-Present: Research Scientist, CanmetMINING, Natural Resources Canada 

 Activities include: (1) assist mines in developing technically sound, cost effective ML/ARD and reclamation programs; (2) author various British Columbia and MEND ML/ARD guidelines; (3) member of MEND creating, coordinating and reviewing research; (4) teach including annual ML/ARD field school; (5) organize annual BC MEND ML/ARD Workshop; (6) member of BC Technical Research Committee on Reclamation; and (7) work in various capacities with annual BC Mine Reclamation Symposium and Northern Latitudes Conference. 


  • Ph.D., Soil Science, University of British Columbia  
  • M.Sc. course work completed, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia 
  • B.Sc., Soil Science, McGill University 


PANEL DISCUSSION: Sharing best practice of water management in legacy mines 4:30 pm

What key lessons have you learnt from existing closed mines you’ll be taking forward? How are you planning for mine closures and where are you investing time and resource? What best practice can be taken from older mining nations? What can be done during an operational mine to prepare for a successful closure?Read more

day: 25 April 2022