Science Café: Mining Reclamation
Location: Central School Project 43 Howell Ave Bisbee, AZ
Date: January 31, 2020
Time: 5pm to 7pm
Please join us in a discussion of mined lands reclamation activities in Bisbee. The voluntary reclamation efforts by Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. involve identifying methodologies that enhance the post-closure value of the area to the community and ecosystem.
Featured Speakers: Libia Gonzalez and Robert Quintanar
Libia is an environmental engineer, with seven years of experience in mine reclamation, environmental monitoring, compliance, resource management and wildlife habitat development. She creates stable, self-sustaining ecosystems that meet the post-mining land use objectives and evaluates reclamation activities for stability, feasibility, and effectiveness.
Robert is a geologist with over forty years of broad experience in open pit and underground mining, environmental engineering, community relations, personnel administration, construction oversight and project management.
Bisbee Science Lab turns 1!
Anniversary and Grand Re-Opening
Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at 3pm
Events to include:
Anniversary Reception and Open House
at the Bisbee Science Lab at 478 N Dart Rd.
Pie & Sky event
at the BSL Annex at 519 Melody Lane at 6pm.
Science Fridays are a weekly learning event that is free to the public and open to children K-12. Participants will be able to learn about science by performing fun and exciting hands-on science experiments. It's loads of fun so make sure to bring your children! Science Fridays are held from 1:00 - 3:00 PM at 519 Melody Lane every Friday. This event is hosted by the Bisbee Science Lab in partnership with 4-H, the National Parks Service, and the Arizona Science Center. Tickets are not required. Entry is completely free and open to the public.
*Transportation Assistance Offered*
If your child would like to attend any of our events but is unable due to transportation issues, the Bisbee Science Lab offers free bus passes to children 8+. For more information please email us at
If you have any questions about the Bisbee Science Lab or any of our events, please email us at