Going global: Ecofish shares sustainable hydropower expertise in Vientiane, Laos

Dr. Xuezhong Yu attended the Mekong River Commission’s Fourth Sustainable Hydropower Practice Forum August 10th-11th, themed ‘Dialogue with Hydropower Developers’ in Vientiane, Laos. The forum provided an opportunity for hydropower developers, specialists, government, research institutes, development partners and other regional and international organizations to discuss hydropower planning and development in the Mekong Basin. As a […]

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Ecofish Gets SAFE Certification from BC Forest Safe Council

At Ecofish, safety is our number one priority. That’s why we’re extremely proud our recent certification with the BC Forest Safety Council of BC (BCFSC). As of May 24, 2017, Ecofish is now designated as a SAFE (Safety Accord Forestry Enterprise) certified company, which means we believe in the Safety Accord and its principles: • […]

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Safety in the Field – Swiftwater Rescue and Awareness

  Safety is Ecofish’s #1 priority and ongoing safety training is core to our safety program.  In early June, the Ecofish crew enjoyed an action packed weekend on the Chilliwack River getting recertified in swiftwater rescue training.  The course was a great refresher for our team, focusing on identifying risks and mitigating hazards in a […]

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Dr. Xuezhong Yu earns Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) Designation

Congratulations to Water Resources Engineer, Dr. Xuezhong Yu, on his recent designation as a Professional Engineer! Dr. Yu is a senior member of Ecofish’s expanding group of engineering professionals who have demonstrated their dedication to high standards of practice in the industry. Certified professional engineers are legally and ethically responsible for their work, hold public safety […]

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Join Ecofish at IAIA’s 2017 Annual Conference:  April 4-7th

Please join Ecofish in Montreal as Canada hosts the 2017 International Association of Impact Assessment’s (IAIA) annual conference.  This international and interdisciplinary conference brings together delegates from all over the world to share experiences in the science and practice of impact assessment. Ecofish’s Vice President Deborah Lacroix collaborated with the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office […]

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Ecofish Research Ltd. Enhances Environmental Capabilities with ECOdynamic Solutions Inc. Transaction

  We are pleased to announce that ECODynamic Solutions Inc. (EDS), a leading environmental construction monitoring firm located in Courtenay, B.C., has merged with Ecofish Research Ltd. effective January 2017. EDS are recognized experts in construction environmental management and monitoring. Over the past decade, this reputable company has provided responsive, practical and cost-effective service to […]

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Ecofish Attends Water Sustainability Workshop in Smithers, BC

On December 14th and 15th, 2016, Ecofish Fisheries Scientist, Andrew Harwood attended a Water Sustainability Workshop in Smithers, BC organized by WWF-Canada and the Bulkley Valley Research Centre. The goal of the workshop was to bring together First Nations, the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations and other interested parties to discuss water […]

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Ecofish Water Resources Engineer Dr. Abul Baki Publishes New Study in the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering

Congratulations to Ecofish Water Resources Engineer Dr. Abul Baki, for his recent publication in the Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (JHE), titled ‘Flow Structures in the Vicinity of a Submerged Boulder within a Boulder Array.’  Widely used in fish habitat enhancement structures and fish passes, boulders provide cover from predators, decrease flow velocity and create rearing […]

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From Local to Global: Ecofish Lends Expertise on Environmental Mitigation of Hydropower Projects in Southeast Asia

On Nov 3-4, Ecofish trained resource management agencies and hydropower developers in Xayaburi, Laos on best practices for the environmental mitigation of hydropower projects. A total of 17 participants attended the training workshop and fieldtrip to Xayaburi Dam, including the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Dr. Xuezhong Yu, Senior Environmental Specialist at Ecofish presented on […]

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Ecofish Chairs Session at the 2016 Greater Mekong Forum for the Second Year Running

  From Nov 9th-11th, Ecofish was pleased to once again have the opportunity to chair at the Greater Mekong Forum in Bangkok, Thailand.  This event is the largest of its kind in the Mekong Region and a major regional knowledge-sharing event. Senior Environmental Scientist, Dr. Xuezhong Yu chaired the session titled “Lancang-Mekong Collaboration Mechanism: Opportunities […]

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