January 19, 2021
Aquatic Studies

Biological Series | Aquatic Surveys

During our second Biological Series webinar, Aquatic Surveys, we will look into why they are required, different categories of aquatic surveys, and specific timing requirements for completing them.
December 18, 2020
In-Depth Exploration of Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations (MDMER)

In-Depth Exploration of MDMER

Building on the introductory MDMER webinar, this session is a detailed review of the regulatory requirements and associated guidance documents, providing an in-depth review of the criteria for compliance, monitoring and reporting requirements. Participants will review the regulation itself in detail, highlighting key points and interpreting the requirements for their sites.
December 15, 2020
Introduction to Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations (MDMER)

Introduction to MDMER

This session is an introduction to the federal MDMER, providing a review of the criteria for triggering into MDMER, tools for ensuring compliance to MDMER, recent updates and and an overview of the key monitoring and reporting requirements outlined in the regulation.
September 14, 2020
Environmental Monitor Course

Environmental Monitor Course

Our Environmental Monitor course is designed to provide training for field monitors hired by industry to monitor environmental management practices at mining operations in Ontario.
August 6, 2020
We joined the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

We’ve Joined the OSSGA

We are pleased to announce that Blue Heron Environmental is now a member of the OSSGA. OSSGA is a not-for-profit industry association representing over 280 sand, gravel, and crushed stone producers and suppliers of valuable industry products and services.
July 21, 2020
Resource Industry Calendar Photo Contest

Calendar Contest Opens Today!

Welcome back to our annual Resource Industry Photo Contest! We look forward to hearing from you all. Check the contest rules for more information.
June 25, 2020
Environmental Emergency & Spill Preparedness Support

Environmental Emergency & Spill Preparedness Support

Need assistance with the development / implementation of a Spill Prevention and Contingency Plan (SPCP) or Environmental Emergencies (E2) Plan? Let us help you complete a gap analysis to determine your compliance with the SPCP Regulation (O. Reg. 224/07), E2 Regulations (SOR/2019-51), and other applicable Environmental Emergency regulations.
June 24, 2020
Compliance Support for Aggregate Pits and Quarries

Compliance Support for Aggregate Pits and Quarries

Establishing a new pit or quarry in Ontario can be both challenging and complex. Whether on private or public land, the maze of approvals and permits needed for a pit, quarry, or wayside can be overwhelming. Blue Heron offers a diverse team of professionals that can help aggregate operators navigate the process.
June 22, 2020
Ontario Invading Species Awareness Program

Report Invasive Plants in Ontario

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.
June 8, 2020
National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month

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.
April 24, 2020
Benthic Invertebrate Identification Course

Biologist Completes Aquatic Invertebrate I.D. Course

Our newly hired Aquatic Biologist, Kara Gauvreau, recently completed a 3-day Aquatic Invertebrate Identification Course to expand her skill set.
April 20, 2020
Environmental Spring Runoff Support

Spring Runoff Support

We have environmental experts prepared to assist you with a variety of services to help with this year’s spring runoff.