Worksite Isolation

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Worksite Isolation - Silt Fence - Environmental Monitoring

Sometimes Isolation is a Good Thing! Worksite isolation is a technique that is commonly used to protect aquatic resource values. Sometimes it may be necessary for Environmental Monitors to remove fish or amphibians from a project site as a part of a salvage program to ensure their protection from the construction of a project. Worksite isolation is beneficial because it … Read More

The Importance of Fish Habitat & How to Protect It

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The Importance of Fish Habitat - Environmental Monitoring

Keep Those Salmon Spawning! Fish Habitats are extremely important in British Columbia and need to have continuous protection to ensure their sustainability. When working as an Environmental Monitor, you will learn techniques and strategies for fish habitats on project sites. Okay great – they are important, but what is a fish habitat? Well, as defined by the Fisheries Act, a … Read More

Chain of Command on Project Sites

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Chain of command on project sites - environmental monitoring

Project Structure, Roles, Responsibilities and Duties Everyone working on a project site plays a vital role, including the Environmental Monitors. In terms of the organizational structure on a project site, the regulatory agencies are at the top. The regulatory agencies deal with the legislation and provide approvals and permits that need to be followed in order to ensure that the … Read More

History of Environmental Regulation

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History of environmental regulation - Environmental monitoring

Rules NOT Made to be Broken! Alright, it’s time to bust out your binder and take notes – you’re about to get the info on the history of environmental regulation. Environmental monitoring and environmental regulation may seem like a new trend – but it’s really not. Did you know that after the establishment in Canada in 1867, one of the first … Read More