World Fish Migration Day

In 2019, a landslide in a remote canyon north of Lillooet, BC sent 125,000 cubic metres of rock debris into the Fraser River, creating a significant barrier to migrating salmon.  Since 2019, Ecofish has been working as part of a multidisciplinary team comprised of government, First Nations, and technical experts to develop and implement mitigations […]

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Ecofish Welcomes New Shareholders to the Team

In 2021 we celebrated our 20th anniversary – two decades of growth made possible through our steadfast commitment to scientific excellence, business discipline, professional environmental ethics, and social responsibility. We look forward to celebrating with our staff and clients in 2022. Until then, we would like to extend our deepest thanks for being a part […]

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A Surprising Response by Salmonids to Water Diversion at Run-of-River Hydroelectric Projects

In the 2000s Ecofish scientists wrote the guidelines for assessing and monitoring the aquatic effects of small hydro projects for the BC and Canadian regulators, and began monitoring the effects of more than a dozen projects. The results of monitoring on four projects operated by Innergex Renewable Energy have now been published in the Canadian […]

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Ecofish Welcomes Jacqueline Chapman to the Team!

We are excited to welcome Jacqueline Chapman to the team!  Jacqueline is a Senior Fisheries Biologist specializing in salmonid ecology with a decade of experience leading the design, planning, and execution of ecological studies focused on fisheries and aquatic resources.  She has co-authored over 30 peer reviewed publications and technical reports and has presented at […]

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Graduate Students for Oolichan Conservation!

Ecofish is excited to announce that in collaboration with LNG Canada, Haisla Nation, the University of Northern British Columbia, the University of Victoria,  Simon Fraser University, and DFO Fisheries Science and Management, we are offering several graduate student positions through the Conservation and Recovery Research on Oolichan in Haisla Territory (CAROOHT) research program. The goal […]

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CISEC Certified

Meet the latest erosion and sediment control professionals of our Construction Environmental Management Team!  Congratulations to Jayson Kurtz, Bret Jagger, Dave Winarski, Patrick Walshe, and Leaf Thunderstorm who recently received their Canadian Certified Inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control (CAN-CISEC) designation. CISEC is a global standard recognized by the International Erosion Control Association, the world’s […]

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Ecofish Welcomes Cory Turkington to the Team

Ecofish is excited to be expanding our Construction Environmental Management capabilities with the addition of Senior Construction Environmental Management Specialist and Senior Project Manager, Cory Turkington. Cory was one of the first professionals in Canada to become a Certified Professional in Erosion & Sediment Control (CPESC).  With fourteen years of experience working on high profile […]

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Proud Sponsors of the BC Natural Resources Forum

We are excited to share that Ecofish is sponsoring the 2021 BC Natural Resources Forum:  Building and Maintaining a Resilient Natural Resource Sector.  We offer a broad range of trusted environmental assessment, monitoring, mitigation, offsetting and design services —delivered using a proven, science-based approach. It’s an approach that appeals to clients in industry, government and First Nations: […]

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New Publication in Conservation Physiology

How is sea ice decline affecting polar bear populations? In a recent publication in Conservation Physiology, Ecofish Marine Scientist Amy Johnson looks at the relationship between population energetics of Western Hudson Bay polar bears and sea ice conditions to understand the impact on this vulnerable population. Congratulations to Amy and coauthors! Access the full publication:  […]

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Ecofish Makes the 2020 Growth List of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies

Vancouver, BC – Ecofish Research Ltd. (Ecofish) is pleased to announce our listing on the 2020 Growth List, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies produced by Canadian Business. “This year’s cohort of Growth List applicants was the most competitive ever and earning a spot on the list is something to be very proud of,” […]

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