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.
January 25, 2021
On-Site Environmental Compliance Support Flyer

Environmental On-Site Compliance Support

We are pleased to announce that we are offering on-site environmental compliance support at a discounted rate! Take advantage of this offer if you find yourself shorthanded or need temporary additional support to complete a project. We have experienced environmental experts on-hand, ready to help you achieve your goals!
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.
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.
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.
March 2, 2020
Aerial Ungulate and Wildlife Tracking Training course

APB Seminar

Our Senior Biologist Jenn Braun had the opportunity to participate in the Association of Professional Biology’s first ever Aerial Ungulate and Wildlife Tracking Training course.
January 16, 2020
Species at Risk Training

Species at Risk

Industrial activities can have impacts to the habitat of plant and animal species to various degrees. Activities within the potential habitat of listed species as Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern are regulated by the government under the Species at Risk Act and the Endangered Species Act.
December 5, 2019
Building your 2020 Sampling and Reporting Calendar

Building a 2020 Environmental Sampling and Reporting Calendar

This session will review the major reporting dates in the calendar year for the Ontario regulations, as well as applicable federal regulations in mining, forestry, or other applicable resource industries.
November 21, 2019
Winter Biological Monitoring

Winter Biological Monitoring

Learn about typical winter monitoring and data collection programs.
October 30, 2019
Breeding Bird Surveys and Nest Searches

Breeding Bird Surveys and Nest Searches

Learn why breeding bird surveys and nest searches are performed, the legislation that enforce these studies, and the protocols that guide these activities.