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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Ecofish Completes Environmental Impact Study in the Strait of Georgia, Home to a Vast Array of Marine Species

Ecofish completed an Environmental Impact Study for the planned replacement of the wastewater treatment facility at the Canadian Coast Guard lighthouse station at Entrance Island, near Nanaimo, BC. Contracted by Wedler Engineering LLP, our specialists determined that the planned project upgrade will improve the quality of wastewater discharge that flows into the marine environment. The […]

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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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