Royal Tiger and Jesse Mines


PROJECT: Royal Tiger and Jesse Mines CLIENT: Smith Environmental, Inc. LOCATION: Summit County outside of Breckenridge, Colorado WSRI teamed with Smith Environmental for this design-build reclamation project on two abandoned mines. Scope of work included the capping of mine waste tailings and rerouting water around contaminated areas. WSRI had to redirect water flows from old […]

Victor Cripple Creek Mine


PROJECT: Victor Cripple Creek Mine CLIENT: Anglogold LOCATION: Cripple Creek, Colorado Native seeding, organic fertilizers, and hydromulching on steep rocky slopes up to 500 feet long. This project had many challenges as an active gold mine, making access to the site quite difficult and requiring a considerable amount of handwork. We have been doing service […]

Powder River Coal Mines


PROJECT: Powder River Coal Mines CLIENT: Peabody Western Coal Co. LOCATION: Wyoming: Gillette and Wright Native shrub and grass revegetation using a variety of different methods including hydroseeding, drill, and broadcast seeding on a range of terrains. A number of other tasks include fencing, planting, maintenance, pitting, rock picking and environmental compliance. This contract is […]

Kayenta Coal Mine


PROJECT: Kayenta Coal Mine CLIENT: Peabody Western Coal, Co. LOCATION: Kayenta, Arizona WSRI has maintained a field office employing 12 to 14 Native Americans at the Black Mesa Coal Mine for over 10 years. This crew handles many restoration projects on the mine, including the annual revegetation of 400 to 600 acres, fence installation, planting, […]

Silver Bow Creek


PROJECT: SILVER BOW CREEK STREAMSIDE TAILINGS REVEGETATION CLIENT: Montana Department of Environmental Quality LOCATION: Silver Bow Creek near Fairmont, Montana Western States Reclamation Inc. (WSRI) was responsible for revegetation operations of the floodplain along Silver Bow Creek in southwest Montana following remedial construction activities. As part of producing a quality seed bed for successful herbaceous […]