Environmental Assessments

County of Simcoe (2013); undertook a Natural-Heritage Evaluation as part of a Class Environmental Assessment of the proposed widening of County Road 15 in Alliston, Ontario

Lake Rivers Inc. (2012); completed a vegetation survey and ELC mapping for the update of the Scoped Environmental-Impact Study (EIS) previously undertaken by Tarandus for a residential development in the City of Vaughan

King City Corporate Centre Limited (2012); completed an Environmental-Impact Study for a site in King Township proposed for prestige-commercial development; breeding bird and breeding-amphibian surveys, ELCl mapping, headwater drainage-feature assessment, public consultation, and preparation of an EIS report

DiPoce Management Inc (2010); undertook an Environmental-Impact Study at a proposed development property in the City of Barrie; included multi-season surveys of vegetation, ELC mapping, aquatic surveys, and environmental-policy review, and preparation of an EIS report

Honeywood Properties Inc (2010); completed an Environmental-Impact Study at a proposed development site in the City of Barrie; included surveys of breeding birds and breeding amphibians, vegetation surveys, ELC mapping, and the preparation of an EIS report

Mr. Dave Desroches (2009); conducted an Environmental-Impact Assessment in support of a planning application to the Town of Midland to permit a seasonal-residential dwelling on Snake Island in Georgian Bay; included policy review, surveys of flora and fauna, and preparation of a report

Marshall Homes Corporation (2008); completed a Scoped Environmental-Impact Study for a proposed residential development in the Town of Ajax; included terrestrial vegetation and breeding-bird surveys, functional assessment of natural-heritage features, and identification of potential effects

Town Of Richmond Hill (2007); completed a Scoped Environmental-Impact Study in support of the proposed rehabilitation of a stormwater-management facility at Pioneer Park

Marshall Homes Corporation (2007); prepared a Scoped Environmental-Impact Study for the proposed redevelopment of an existing residential property in the Town of Ajax; included vegetation surveys with specific surveys for the provincially endangered butternut (Juglans cinerea)

Cantaqleigh Investments Limited (2006-2007); completed multi-season surveys for species-at-risk to evaluate potential opportunities and constraints for the proposed development of a waterfront site in Point Edwards, Ontario

   

 

 
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Lake Rivers Inc. (2005); completed a Natural-Heritage Evaluation as part of an application for a residential development in the City of Vaughan; included vegetation inventories, fish-community characterization, and functional assessment of natural-heritage features

Trizap Developments Incorporated (2005); prepared a Scoped Environmental-Impact Study in support of a residential development application in the Town of Innisfil, Ontario; included multi-season vegetation and wildlife surveys, ELC mapping, fish surveys, and assessment of potential effects of development

Block 27 Landowners’ Group (2004); conducted a Scoped Environmental-Impact Study in support of an initiative to bring Block 27 within the urban boundary of the City of Vaughan; included fish community and aquatic-habitat assessment, ELC mapping, and terrestrial vegetation and wildlife surveys

Lexis-Bayview Developments Incorporated (2003-2004); completed an Environmental-Impact Study in support of an application for residential development in Caledon East, Ontario, incorporating requirements of the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and the policies of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority

ASARCO and Abitibi Price (2001-2002); completed and Environmental Effects Monitoring (EEM) study at the Buchans Mine site in Buchans, Newfoundland; included evaluation of water quality, fish communities, and benthic invertebrates

Buchans Mine Site, Newfoundland Wetlands in Keltic Study Area, Nova Scotia

Keltic Petroleum (2001-2002); participated in the environmental assessment of a proposed petrochemical plant in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia; included fish-community surveys, bathymetric mapping, habitat evaluation, and assessment of water quality

Notre Development Corporation (1996-1998); as part of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, completed the aquatic-biology components of the environmental assessment for a proposed landfill development near Kirkland Lake, Ontario; included detailed field studies, evaluation of leachate-discharge alternatives, and development of habitat-compensation strategies

Cía. Minera Antamina S.A. (1997-1998); in collaboration with the project-engineering firm, prepared Environmental Assessment documentation for a proposed concentrate pipeline, a powerline, an access road, and a marine port for a copper-zinc mine in Peru; included inspection of the proposed route in the Andes and the port site, assessment of net effects, and the preparation of a monitoring plan

Transport Canada (1996); participated in an Environmental-Baseline Study and an Environmental Assessment at the Tofino Airport on Vancouver Island

Unranium Prospect, Newfoundland Ontario Hydro Dam on the Madawaska River

Ontario Hydro (1994-1995); conducted detailed aquatic-biology and hydrology studies as part of Ontario Hydro's Environmental Assessment for the re-development of the Ear Falls Hydroelectric Generating Station located in northwestern Ontario

Ontario Hydro (1990-1992, 1995); conducted environmental monitoring studies at the Darlington Nuclear Generating Station; these projects included sediment surveys, fisheries monitoring, water sampling, larval-fish collections, underwater video recordings of the study area, zebra-mussel surveillance, larval-fish studies, and ROV surveys of fish behaviour

Ontario Ministry of the Environment (1990); completed an Environmental Assessment of the lower Welland River; included evaluation of water and sediment quality, flow, and aquatic macrophytes, along with an overview of fish communities

City of Mississauga (1990); prepared an Environmental Studies Report as part of the Class Environmental Assessment of the proposed shoreline-stabilization and beach improvements for the Jack Darling Park in Mississauga

Metropolitan Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (1989); participated in the Environmental Assessment of a waterfront park at East Point on the shore of Lake Ontario as proposed by MTRCA

Ontario Ministry of the Environment (1988); evaluated temporal changes in the macrophyte, benthic, and epiphytic communities at sites in Severn Sound since the construction of two water pollution control plants (WPCPs); included the identification of impacts of the WPCPs and the evaluation of various implications regarding water quality

The PolarGas Project (TransCanada Pipelines Limited) (1983, 1984); prepared, edited, and reviewed Environmental-Assessment documents for a proposed pipeline; completed an aerial environmental reconnaissance of a proposed pipeline route in Alberta and the Northwest Territories