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Job Opportunity:

calendar icon November 14, 2017

Sr. Environmental Scientist

Fiera Biological Consulting Ltd. is based in Edmonton, Alberta, and offers a broad range of environmental research, management, and monitoring services to clients throughout western Canada. Our firm also has a very active research and development program that is engaged in developing new and innovative methods for addressing important applied environmental management questions. For more information on Fiera Biological, including a description of our current team of scientists and recent projects, please consult our website at www.fieraconsulting.ca.

We are seeking a highly motivated, career-oriented Senior Environmental Scientist to lead and provide support on a variety of projects. Read more

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Wind Energy Impact Assessment, Wildlife Guidelines, Solar Energy, Wind Energy Application, Solar Energy Application, Pre development wildlife study, Wind turbine, wildlife collisions, field investigations, conservation database, FWMIS, ACIMS, important natural habitats, pre-construction surveys, fall migration surveys, songbird surveys, late migrants, breeding bird surveys, raptor surveys, wintering bird surveys, wildlife inventory methods, wildlife biologist, migration corridor assessment,

2017 Wildlife Snow-tracking Workshop

calendar icon November 9, 2017

Fiera Biological is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Wildlife Snow-tracking Workshop in Edmonton, Alberta. The workshop will consist of a two-hour classroom session during the evening of Friday December 1, 2017, and a half-day in the field on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

Fiera Biological is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Wildlife Snow-tracking Workshop in Edmonton, Alberta. The workshop will consist of a two-hour classroom session during the evening of Friday December 1, 2017, and a half-day in the field on Saturday, December 2, 2017.

This workshop is for anyone interested in learning how to identify wildlife snow tracks. Ideal for the beginner,  the workshop will cover the basics of snow track identification, but is also likely to offer something to even the most experienced wildlife tracker. Read more

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Weasel track, snow track, track identification, wildlife, nature, naturalist, species identification,

Job Opportunity: Sr. Remote Sensing Scientist

calendar icon September 20, 2017

Fiera Biological Consulting Ltd. is based in Edmonton, Alberta, and offers a broad range of environmental research, management, and monitoring services to clients throughout western Canada. Our clients include municipal, provincial, and federal governments, ENGOs, universities, forest companies, engineering firms, as well as other environmental consulting firms. Our firm also has a very active research and development program that is currently engaged in developing new and innovative methods for applying remote sensing to a variety of different environmental applications. For more information on Fiera Biological, including a description of our current team of scientists and recent projects, please consult our website at www.fieraconsulting.ca.

We are seeking a highly motivated, career-oriented senior geomatics scientist to provide support for a variety of projects, and are looking for self-starting individuals who are interested in excelling both personally and professionally. Read more

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Fiera Biological, Ecological Services, Geomatics, Ecological Geomatics, Ecological Applications UAV, Ecological Applications Drone, Wetlands, Riparian, Sage Thrasher, habitat modelling, advanced geomatics, remote sensing, ecological remote sensing, advanced GIS, GIS modelling, Ecological GIS Statistics, Riley, Environmental Consulting, Wildlife Consulting, Habitat consulting, habitat modelling, habitat management, Alberta, Edmonton, Calgary

Geomatic Applications in Ecology

calendar icon June 23, 2017

Using Drones and Remote Sensing Techniques to make Habitat Management Decisions!

These days it seems everyone and their dog has gone a little bit drone crazy! From wedding photographers and real-estate agents, to land surveyors and engineering firms, just about everyone has a drone and is touting it as evidence of their innovation. Unfortunately, most of the innovation is unrealized because so few have the knowledge and technical ability do anything other than produce pretty pictures. Read more

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Posted in: Biological Resource Assessments, Environmental Planning, GIS and Remote Sensing, News, Wildlife Research and Monitoring

UAV, Riley, Draganflyer X4P, UAV Geomatics, Ecological Geomatics, Riparian Assessments with Drone, Wetland Assessments with Drone, ecology, Drone, processing

Point Count Surveys – birds, birds, birds.

calendar icon April 5, 2017

Birding season is coming!

This week, I heard my first robin of the season. That bubbly, cheery song, like nothing else, tells me that spring is here… and that more birds are on their way! I’m not sure which I’m most excited about. Yes, I’m one of those weird people who loves birds. Not that liking birds is weird, but the thing I look forward to most is conducting bird point count surveys, which involves waking up really, really early. That’s the weird part, I guess. Read more


Posted in: Biological Resource Assessments, Environmental Planning, Notes from the Field, Wildlife Research and Monitoring

Point count survey, bird survey, relative abundance, birds, survey for birds, bird study, bird studies, bird count, biodiversity, migratory birds, avian study, avian point counts, avian research, bird research, consulting, consultant, Alberta, western canada, edmonton, calgary