Meet Josie-Ann Tessier, Biologist-Project Manager, a 2021 addition to our Blue Heron Environmental team. Josie-Ann is a terrestrial biologist with 9 years of experience in the field of biology. Her focus is on species at risk, plant community classification, desktop screenings for species at risk and natural heritage features, species at risk surveys, data management, and technical writing.
Meet Amber Watt, Junior Biologist, a 2022 addition to our Blue Heron Environmental team. Ms. Watt first came to Blue Heron as a student, then returned to Blue Heron this year, after completing her Bachelor of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife. Amber has experience in the biological and environmental fields throughout Ontario, Manitoba, and British Columbia.
In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Take this opportunity to recognize the contributions Indigenous peoples have in Canada and explore their history.
Meet Brad Foster, Aquatic Biologist, a 2022 addition to our Blue Heron Environmental team. Brad brings 8 years of experience in environmental consulting and government. His focus is on fisheries assessments, construction inspections and mitigation measures.
Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program aims to increase public attention to the dangers of invasive plants, animals, and micro-organisms.
Below are two examples of invasive plants that can be particularly harmful.