April 19, 2021

Summer Fieldwork Safety

This half-day virtual workshop will prepare your environmental field crews and summer students to perform environmental monitoring in a safe manner.
February 9, 2021

Env Coordinator Workshop | June 7-11

Do you worry about maintaining site compliance? Would you like to learn how to turn environmental legislative requirements into effective environmental programs? Join our week-long training workshop, beginning June 7, 2021.
August 25, 2020
Bridging the Gap with Ecology and Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Bridging the Gap

Participants will learn what environmental information and reports may be of interest to their community, and how to distill important information for discussion with community members. The course includes an overview of Environmental Assessments and Closure Plans.
August 25, 2020
Bringing it All Together - What an Environmental Monitor Needs to know about Environmental Reports

Bringing it All Together

Participants will learn what environmental information and reports may be of interest to their community, and how to distill important information for discussion with community members. The course includes an overview of Environmental Assessments and Closure Plans.
August 25, 2020
Hazardous Product Management

Hazardous Product Management

Resource industry projects regularly require the handling and storage of hazardous products on site. An overview of common hazardous products will be provided, as well as proper storage and handling for products that are harmful to the environment.
August 24, 2020
Wetlands 101 - Working Around Wetlands

Wetlands 101

Construction projects that occur near bodies of water have the potential to negatively impact aquatic organisms. There are several regulations to be mindful of, as well as more than one regulator that could inspect a site for compliance. This session provides a brief understanding of regulators/regulations around wetlands, how to judge wetland boundaries, and how to work around them responsibly.
August 24, 2020
Species at Risk Legislation and Triggers

Species at Risk

This session provides a detailed explanation of the legislation that covers species at risk, including the recent updates to the Provincial Endangered Species Act. Focus will be placed on the steps required for permitting under the Provincial legislation.
August 24, 2020
Species at Risk Introduction Course

Species at Risk | Introduction

Industrial activities can have impacts to the habitat of plant and animal species to various degrees. Activities within the potential habitat of listed species as Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern are regulated by the government under the Species at Risk Act and the Endangered Species Act. This session highlights permitting and timing windows to perform species at risk work.
August 24, 2020
Aquatic Studies and Environmental Effects Monitoring

Aquatic Studies and Environmental Effects Monitoring

This session will provide a general understanding of aquatic studies that are typically required in support of establishing baseline conditions for new mining activities. In addition, legislative requirements related to aquatic Environmental Effects monitoring will be reviewed.
August 24, 2020
Dust Control Best Management Practices for Construction Sites

Dust Control

Excessive amounts of dust are not only a health and safety risk but are also considered to be a spill event under provincial regulations. Students will receive an overview on acceptable dust control measures on job sites (for crushers, stockpiles and roadways).
August 21, 2020
Air and Noise Regulatory Requirements in Ontario

Air & Noise

The management of air emissions at mine sites are often regulated by its Environmental Compliance Approval and by provincial legislation. This course will explore these requirements, such as an Emissions Summary Data Model, Best Management Plan, and Operations and Maintenance Manuals.
August 21, 2020
Air and Noise Monitoring Techniques

Air & Noise

Industrial sites have a legal requirement to monitor air quality and noise generation for any potential impacts to people and the natural environment. During this course, students will review the techniques for monitoring Air and Noise at industrial sites, and the requirements for reporting results.