Environmental Impact Studies
We provide a range of environmental impact studies tailored to residential, recreational, drainage and agricultural development. Our biologists work closely with planners and regulatory agencies to ensure that the needs of the client are accomplished while the environment is protected. Our environmental impact assessments include the following information:
Natural Heritage Feature Management
Our staff specialize in natural heritage feature assessments and management. We are able to identify and assess woodlands, wetlands, watercourses, wildlife habitats and other significant natural heritage features in land use planning strategies. Below are a few examples of natural heritage features that are staff are trained to assess.
Provincially Significant Wetlands (PSW) are wetland areas identified by the province as being the most valuable.
Areas of Natural and Scientific Interest (ANSI) is an official designation applied to contiguous geographical regions within the province that have geological or ecological features which are significantly representative provincially, regionally, or locally.
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Our staff are trained in Geographic Information System (GIS) technologies. GIS is a framework for gathering, managing, and analyzing data that is rooted in the science of geography. We are able to collect data in the field, successfully analyze it and provide high quality mapping services to our clientele.