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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Ecofish and WWF Present Global Success Stories on the Implementation of Environmental Flows

2017 marks the tenth anniversary of the Brisbane Declaration on Environmental Flows. This declaration was issued at the 2007 River Symposium and advocates for environmental flow protection and restoration. Since that time, governments and water management authorities across the globe have made significant progress towards developing policies and regulations to protect and restore environmental flows […]

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Congratulations to François Barnard and Miranda Andersen – recipients of Clean Energy BC’s first ever student scholarship!

  Ecofish is committed to supporting the communities that we work in and welcomed the opportunity to contribute to CEBC’s new Clean Energy Student Scholarship. These scholarships reflect our guiding principles by recognizing technical excellence, environmental ethics and social responsibility.  We were extremely impressed by the passion, dedication and skill demonstrated by all applicants. Congratulations […]

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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 Contributes In-Kind Support on Local Initiative: Sensitive Stream Habitat Mapping in the Comox Valley

This fall, Ecofish partnered with Comox Valley Project Watershed Society to update Sensitive Habitat mapping and provide restoration recommendations for two urban salmon-bearing streams in the Comox Valley: Glen Urquhart and Mallard Creeks. These streams provide valuable spawning and rearing habitat that has been compromised by urban and agricultural development. We look forward to continuing […]

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Ecofish Co-Sponsors Clean Energy BC’s 2017 Student Scholarship

Ecofish is pleased to announce that we are co-sponsoring Clean Energy BC’s 2017 Student Scholarship! Are you a secondary student passionate about pursuing education in renewable energy and environmental sustainability? This may be a great opportunity for you! We are proud to support students pursuing education in clean energy, best of luck to all applicants! […]

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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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