Blue Heron is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Technician to join our Technical Services Team in Northwestern Ontario. We are also looking for an Environmental Technologist/Trainer in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
On September 30th, we honour the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. Public commemoration of the tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools is a vital component of the reconciliation process.
Learn to effectively navigate the permitting & compliance requirements for mining & exploration projects in Ontario. Receive a comprehensive overview of the environmental responsibilities that exist within the framework of a modern-day mining operation
The Electrofishing Assistant Workshop will prepare participants to take part in backpack electrofishing field surveys as a netter or assistant. The course will cover the theory and safety of using a backpack electrofishing unit, and an overview of fish identification.
Vegetation Surveys-in the Field will also be a full day, consisting of reviewing the tools to identify plants and ecosites common throughout Northeastern Ontario as well as an overview of the Ecological Land Classification (ELC) system.
Benthic Surveys-in the Field will be a full day, consisting of theoretical background on benthic macroinvertebrate surveys, followed by hands-on practice with sampling methods as per industry standards such as OBBN and OSAP.
Our first Webinar is an overview of the Federal Fisheries Act, where we review what types of industrial activities that can trigger the Act, how to remain in compliance, and looking into the future with the 2019 amendments.