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Let’s Talk About Scientific Illustration

November 17, 2021

We have started utilizing scientific illustration at Fiera Biological, and it gained attention immediately. While the initial illustrations were created as a way to add a personal touch and relay some important visuals about riparian health, we have also used illustration as a way to create infographics and incorporate visuals that are a little more ‘down-to-earth’ when communicating with the public.

What the Heck is a Hibernaculum

October 19, 2021

What the Heck is a Hibernaculum? During some fieldwork in northern Alberta, our field team came across an…

Terra Simieritsch, Terra at Fiera, Project Manager, Policy, Wetland Policy, Conservation, Management,

Fiera Welcomes Terra Simieritsch

June 23, 2021

We’ve been keeping this under our field-hats long enough! We are extremely excited to introduce to you the…

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Know your Wetlands: Marshes

May 5, 2021

I have a confession– last month, when I said that swamps are my favorite kind of wetland, I…

Know your wetlands swamps, swamp wetlands, wetland classification, wetland consultant, ABWRET, wetland research, wetland monitoring, wetland conservation, wetland compensation, wetland restoration, wetland science

Know Your Wetlands: Swamps!

April 8, 2021

You’ve heard them before – lakes, ponds, marsh, slough, swamp, muskeg, bog, and the list goes on. These…

Wetlands, conservation, agriculture, research, retained wetland, prairie pothole, Alberta, Alberta Conservation Association, ACA, NAWMP, research grant

Does it pay to drain wetlands?

March 22, 2021

“… believing something, doesn’t make it true.” Shari Clare, Fiera Biological’s President and Senior Biologist had heard the refrain…

Fiera Top Five 2020

Fiera Top Five Highlights of 2020

January 4, 2021

To say that 2020 has been a strange and challenging year is of course an understatement, but for…

Remote Sensing and GIS as tools for environmental management

November 16, 2020

What is Remote Sensing and GIS? Remote sensing is the science of obtaining information about an object or…

Making Sense of Drone Sensors

May 9, 2020

UAVs, also known as drones, have become a popular tool in many sectors for collecting detailed, high-resolution imagery…

2019 Co-op Program

July 26, 2019

This spring I earned the opportunity to work with Fiera Biological Consulting in their 2019 Co-op Program as…