February 13, 2020
Consultation Strategies

Consultation Strategies | Practical Permitting Series

Learn best practices for engaging the public, Métis, as well as First Nation communities, with the goal of developing long term relationships for industrial development.
January 23, 2020
Baseline Studies to Support Permits

Baseline Studies | Practical Permitting Series

Baseline studies are required to support permitting and approvals – they are done to understand the existing environment so that predictions can be made to show how a project may affect the environment in the future. Through the use of case studies, students will be introduced to scoping, planning & executing baseline studies in Ontario.
December 5, 2019
Environmental Assessments

Environmental Impact Assessments | Practical Permitting Series

The environmental assessment process ensures that governments and public bodies consider potential environmental effects before an infrastructure project begins. This session will review the triggers for a project to become subject to an EA, and the criteria of an Environmental Assessment for a project. New CEAA rules will be discussed.
November 14, 2019
Mine Closure Plans

Mine Closure Plans | Practical Permitting Series

Ontario’s regulatory requirements and triggers for a Closure Plan will be reviewed in detail. Participants will understand the “approval” process and information requirements for Closure Plans and Closure Plan Amendments.
October 8, 2019
practical permitting environmental permitting

Environmental Permitting | Practical Permitting Series

SESSION 1: Environmental Permitting --- Participants will learn what triggers exist for environmental permits in Ontario, while also being introduced to “Permit Planning” using case study examples.
October 12, 2018
Towards Sustainable Mining TSM

Two New TSM Qualified Verification Service Providers (VSPs)

Blue Heron Environmental now has fully trained and qualified Verification Service Providers (VSPs) on staff.
January 20, 2016
Towards Sustainable Mining

We have MAC TSM Qualified Verification Service Providers (VSPs)