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Beacon continues to build its reputation by providing technical excellence and value-added services with a strongly client-oriented approach. The firm brings together a group of highly skilled and experienced professionals able to provide specialized expertise in all aspects of aquatic and terrestrial ecology, including fluvial geomorphology, limnology, landscape architecture and agrology, to a wide range of public and private sector clients for a variety of project types.

Our team includes ecologists who are:

  • strong Project Managers and strategic thinkers
  • well versed in relevant federal, provincial and local policies and regulations
  • skilled in the field identification of flora and fauna
  • experienced in habitat assessment for aquatic and terrestrial Species at Risk
  • experienced in current survey and monitoring protocols (e.g., Ontario Breeding Bird Atlas, Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN)
  • certified and experienced in Backpack Electrofishing (Class 1 and 2), Boat Electrofishing and the Ontario Stream Assessment Protocol
  • certified and experienced in the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System (OWES) and Ecological Land Classification (ELC) system
  • certified Arborists and Butternut Health Assessors (BHA)
  • approved on the Ministry of Transportation Registry, Appraisal and Qualification System (RAQS) for Environmental Planning (Class EA Process) and Environmental Specialties (Natural Sciences, Environmental Inspection During Construction, Class EA Process, Fisheries Assessment and Fisheries Compliance During Contracts).

Our team also includes professionals specializing in:

  • Arboriculture
  • Fluvial Geomorphology
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Agrology
  • Ecological Education
  • Facilitation
  • GIS and CAD
  • Hydrogeology