Ecofish Chairs Workshop on Hydropower Effects and Gender Impacts in Southeast Asia’s Lancang River Basin

One of the most active regions in the world for hydropower development, the Mekong River is the longest river in Southeast Asia and the 7th longest in Asia!  According to the International Center for Environmental Management, the Mekong is second to the Amazon in terms of aquatic biodiversity so it is understandable that the countries […]

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 New Research on Clean Energy Projects by Ecofish Draws CSAS Attention

  Ecofish has completed a 5-year long term monitoring plan of six small run-of-river hydro projects developed and operated by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. in southwestern BC. The studies found that trout densities in the diversion reaches of these streams increased following project operation. The Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS), as requested by Fisheries and […]

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At Ecofish, Protecting Young Salmon is Parr for the Course – Learn more about how we were able to successfully restore vital spawning habitat at Alena Creek

  Many will recall the Meager Creek Landslide in 2010 and the resulting closure of the very popular Meager Creek Hot Springs – but what about the impact to the surrounding habitat? Prior to the landslide, Alena Creek was important habitat for Coho Salmon and Bull Trout .  After being inundated with slide debris however, […]

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Ecofish Presents at Largest Hydropower Event in China

On Oct 20-21, Dr. Xuezhong Yu, Senior Environmental Specialist at Ecofish attended the CHINCOLD 2016 Annual Meeting & International Conference on Reservoirs and Dams in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. The Chinese National Committee on Large Dam’s (CHINCOLD) annual conference is the largest hydropower industry event in China. This year alone, the conference drew in over 600 […]

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Ecofish is proud to announce a new publication by The Canadian Science Advisory Secreteriat (CSAS)

  Ecofish is excited to share a new publication titled Recovery Potential Assessment for White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Upper Fraser Designatable Unit.  According to the Ministry of Environment, the white sturgeon is the largest freshwater fish species in North America!  Sadly, it is currently on BC’s red list ranked under the province’s second highest ‘at-risk’ […]

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Ecofish Launches Brand New Website!

After 15 years of business, Ecofish has reached a milestone. We are an international company with 7 offices across Canada recognized for excellence in environmental assessment, monitoring, design, mitigation and offsetting. With a growing team of over 75 professional biologists, engineers, hydrologists, chemists and environmental technicians, our list of services and capacity continues to expand. […]

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Corporate and Staff Publications

  Abell JM, Hamilton DP, McBride CG (2016) Comment on “Using groundwater age and hydrochemistry to understand sources and dynamics of nutrient contamination through the catchment into Lake Rotorua, New Zealand” by Morgenstern et al. (2015). Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Sci. 20: 2395–2401. Abell JM, Hamilton DP (2015) Biogeochemical processes and phytoplankton nutrient limitation in […]

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HydroVision 2016 Marks Great Succcess for Ecofish

Last week, four of Ecofish’s leading scientists attended the world’s largest Hydro event, HydroVision 2016 in Minneapolis, MN. An action packed affair, Ecofish hosted a booth, attended networking receptions and participated in an array of fantastic presentations. Attendees included President and Senior Fisheries Biologist Adam Lewis, and Fisheries Biologists Dr. Todd Hatfield, Dr. Andrew Harwood, […]

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Join Ecofish at HydroVision in Minneapolis July 26th-29th

Stay educated, stay on top of industry trends, and expand your network – join Ecofish at one of the world’s largest hydro events, HydroVision Minneapolis July 26th-29th. Experts from Ecofish will present on a number of topics including: A Comparison of Desktop Hydrologic Methods for Determining Environmental Flows, Managing Flow Ramping Operations at Run-of-River Hydroelectric […]

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