June 7, 2021

Environmental Coordinator Workshop | Mining Sector

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 ofa modern-day mining operation
May 27, 2021
Career Opportunity for Environmental Technicians

Career Opportunity | Env Technician

Blue Heron is currently seeking an Intermediate Environmental Technician to join our Technical Services Team in Timmins, Ontario. The successful applicant will provide support to our Environmental Compliance and Technical specialists in projects for the industrial sector, primarily in the mining industry.
May 20, 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. Topics include: Safety plans, communication procedures, Personal Protective Equipment, Wildlife Encounters, Vehicle Safety and Environmental Conditions.
May 13, 2021

Legal Forum – Regulatory Updates 2021

The webinar is intended to provide information about provincial and federal environmental legislative changes that have occurred in the industrial sectors. This Legal Forum's legislation of focus will be the Species at Risk Act, presented by our Terrestrial Ecologist, Jenn Braun.
April 29, 2021
Waste Management Best Practices

Waste Management Best Practices

A popular topic in the environmental world is dealing with hazardous wastes at industrial sites. During this webinar, we’ll cover the basics of O.Reg 347, and then we’ll delve into HWIN (Hazardous Waste Information Network) and LDR (land disposal restrictions) where the regulation was amended and became much more detailed.
April 21, 2021
The Zhashagi Process - 6 Steps to Meaningful Indigenous/Industry Engagement - Day 3

The Zhashagi Process: Day #3

On Day #3, Steps 4 to 6 of the Zhashagi 6-Step to Effective Consultation approach are explored. The steps include how to assess projects, using community values identified; Introduction of Values Management Plans to manage identified values risks; Firming up Commitments between Industry and Indigenous Communities – common agreements and tools; and an overview of the Benefits of the Zhashagi Process.
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.
April 14, 2021
The Zhashagi Process - 6 Steps to Meaningful Indigenous/Industry Engagement - Day 2

The Zhashagi Process: Day #2

On Day #2, the course begins to outline the first 3 steps to Effective Consultation. The course includes tips to ensure that capacity building is included in effective consultation between Industry and Indigenous Communities, using information sharing and Community Values risk assessment tools.
April 7, 2021
The Zhashagi Process - 6 Steps to Meaningful Indigenous/Industry Engagement - Day 1

The Zhashagi Process: Day #1

The first day of the workhop includes are review of legislation related to indigenous/industry consultation requirements in Ontario. An overview of basic consultation components and processes are covered. Both industry and indigenous community expectations are explored. The "Zhashagi 6 Steps to Consultation" approach is introduced.
March 31, 2021
Breeding Bird Surveys and Nest Searches

Breeding Bird Surveys

Learn why breeding bird surveys and nest searches are performed, the legislation that enforces these studies, and the protocols that guide these activities. Gain insight into the Migratory Birds Convention Act (MBCA) and learn how to how to identify nests with eggs and how to protect those nests from activities like tree clearing.
February 22, 2021
Environmental Coordinator Workshop is being hosted between February 22-26, 2021

Environmental Coordinator Workshop

Learn how to turn environmental legislative requirements into effective environmental programs that can help you maintain compliance at your site.
February 19, 2021

In-Depth Exploration of MDMER

Back by popular demand, following our December 2020 offering, 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.