At an October 19th-20th workshop, Dr. Xuezhong Yu made a presentation on the impact of hydropower on Mekong River health to government, academic, engineering and institutional specialists from China, Laos, and Myanmar; during which he described project activities, methodologies, results and recommendations.Read More
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 […]Read More
Vancouver, BC (October 5th, 2017) – Ecofish Research, a Vancouver-based science and environment consulting firm, announces the addition of two new employees to their expanding leadership team. The new hires include Dr. Lesley Shelley and Janet Rygnestad, who will be working at various office locations around BC.
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Ecofish is thrilled to welcome the latest addition to our professional team, Autumn Cousins. Autumn is known to many in the province as the former Director of Compliance and Enforcement (C&E) at the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO). She joins the Ecofish team as Lead, Regulatory Strategy & Environmental Compliance.
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In early September, Ecofisher’s from our Vancouver and Squamish offices volunteered their efforts at the Squamish shoreline cleanup. This event, part of a larger conservation initiative organized by the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF-Canada, provides Canadians an opportunity to join good Samaritans in their local communities to improve the well-being and vitality of Canada’s shorelines. According […]Read More
Dr. Xuezhong Yu attended the Mekong River Commission’s Fourth Sustainable Hydropower Practice Forum August 10th-11th, themed ‘Dialogue with Hydropower Developers’ in Vientiane, Laos. The forum provided an opportunity for hydropower developers, specialists, government, research institutes, development partners and other regional and international organizations to discuss hydropower planning and development in the Mekong Basin. As a […]Read More
At Ecofish, safety is our number one priority. That’s why we’re extremely proud our recent certification with the BC Forest Safety Council of BC (BCFSC). As of May 24, 2017, Ecofish is now designated as a SAFE (Safety Accord Forestry Enterprise) certified company, which means we believe in the Safety Accord and its principles: • […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More