The Annual San Juan Mining And Reclamation Conference
              Ouray, Colorado: May 24-26           

The primary goals of this annual conference are to educate the public and other stakeholders on the science and policy of mining, mine lands remediation, and water quality as it relates to non-point source pollution, improving mining practices, and addressing water quality impairments through workshops, field tours, and presentations. Each year the conference is hosted in a different San Juan community to highlight the host area’s mining heritage and successes in conducing mine remediation and water quality improvement projects

Vernon Mine, Gray Copper Gulch, Main waste rock pile during removal, Sept 2015

2017 theme:

Coming Full Circle: Making a Difference and Forging Ahead





Now Accepting Abstract Submissions! Deadline: March 15, 2017

We welcome the submission of abstracts for oral presentations (20 minutes), posters (up to 42” x 60”), and topics for round-table discussions (≤ 12 person break-out groups). Your contribution should have a San Juan Mountains context and align well with the general conference theme. Click on Abstract Proposal Form for more information.

For questions about Abstract Proposals, please email Agnieszka Przeszlowska



The San Juan Mining and Reclamation Conference is seeking sponsors and table exhibitions for the 2017 conference! Will you be a sponsor? Will you be an exhibitor with a table? Find out how!

For questions about sponsorship please email Jeremy May


REGISTRATION: Registration will open on April 1. 


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Sneffels Creek Bank Restabilization Project at Atlas Mill 7/2016



Click the links below to access archived conference webpages, including videos, presentations, agenda and other past conference information.

THANK YOU to our 2016 Conference Sponsors!

Event Sponsors: Idarado-Newmont | Harrison Western | Ouray Silver Mines | Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Friend Sponsors: Amec Foster Wheeler

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2016 Conference steering committee