Ecofish is Proud to Announce a Staff Publication in the Journal of People and Nature

We are proud to announce the latest publication of Dr. Morgan Hocking featured in the journal of People and Nature: “Indigenous peoples’ habitation history drives present-day forest biodiversity in British Columbia’s coastal temperate rainforest.” Co-authored by Julia Fisher,   Nancy Shackelford, Andrew Trant, and  Brian Starzomski, they examined  “long‐term impacts of human resource‐use on British Columbia’s […]

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Ecofish Water Resources Engineer, Dr. Baki, Awarded Prestigious Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize

Congratulations to Ecofish Water Resources Engineer, Dr. Abul Baki who has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Karl Emil Hilgard Hydraulic Prize for his paper “Flow Structures in the Vicinity of a Submerged Boulder within a Boulder Array,” published in May of 2017.   This Prize is awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineer’s (ASCE) Journal […]

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Ecofish Leads Collaboration with WWF-UK on Environmental Flow Success Stories

There is no question that a rising population has led to an increased demand for water from industry, agriculture and our growing towns and cities, but at what cost?  According to the World Wildlife Fund-UK, “around a third of all river basins are already being heavily depleted and there is increasing pressure to pump even […]

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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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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 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 is proud to announce an upcoming publication on the elusive Wolverine by Senior Wildlife Biologists Heidi Regehr and Deb Lacroix

“Unexpectedly High Detections of Wolverine (Gulu gulu) in Southwestern British Columbia” will be published in the 2016 Winter Issue (97-3) of Northwestern Naturalist. Abstract: We conducted an inventory of Wolverines (Gulo gulo) in southwestern British Columbia in winter 2012 using a multi-method approach of non-invasive genetic tagging and camera trapping. We detected a minimum of […]

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The Province of BC hires Ecofish to develop environmental guidance

Provincial regulators now have to consider environmental flow needs when issuing licenses or permits for surface water and groundwater under the new Water Sustainability Act. Ecofish, along with our collaborators Knight Piésold and ESSA, have been asked by MFLNRO to define the key information needs and provide guidance on how to consider this information when […]

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​Ecofish educates on river health and hydropower in Yunnan, China

Last month, Ecofish organized a field trip and two workshops on river health and hydropower development in the Lancang River basin, China from October 27-29th. These were among a number of R4D (research for development) activities for the WLE Mekong project “Balancing River Health and Hydropower Requirements in the Lancang River Basin.” This event was […]

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​Ecofish chairs at the 2015 Greater Mekong Forum

Ecofish Research is actively advancing sustainable hydropower in Asia based on our expertise and insight in hydropower development. Dr. Xuezhong Yu, Senior Hydro-environmental Scientist at Ecofish, attended the 2015 Greater Forum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, from 21-23 Oct 2015. Dr. Yu chaired the session “Conserving Fish in Hydropower Development,” which focussed on current practices and […]

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