Our work

Whether you need a wetland assessment, a nest sweep, an inventory of environmentally significant areas, or a wildlife or habitat survey—we’ve got you covered.

Our highly-skilled staff of natural scientists and geomatics specialists can help you with a wide range of wildlife and vegetation assessment and monitoring services. Our policy experts can help you navigate, understand, and comply with environmental regulatory requirements.

Below is a sample of some of the work that our team has completed over the last few years. Please get in touch if you have questions—we would love to help you with your project!

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Wildlife and vegetation assessment for an aggregate extraction operation

As part of the regulatory requirements for the operation of a Surface Material Lease (SML), a Conservation and…

Review and evaluation of the Alberta Wetland Rapid Evaluation Tool (ABWRET) metrics

The Alberta Wetland Rapid Evaluation Tool – Actual (ABWRET-A) is a standardized method for assessing wetlands in Alberta….

Assessing the connectivity of parks & open spaces in The City of Calgary

Assessing the degree to which parks and open spaces are spatially connected has become an increasing priority for…

Scientific review of invasive & pest species management policies

Calgary is a great example of a typical North American urban landscape, with a prominent built environment that…

Identification of municipal environmentally significant areas

The City of Leduc is a diverse and dynamic municipality located in central Alberta that has experienced rapid…

Wetland assessments & regulatory approvals

Under the provincial Water Act and the Alberta Wetland Policy, any activity that affects the bed and shore…

Pinto Creek mountain goat monitoring

The Pinto Creek Canyon Natural Area is home to Alberta’s only canyon-dwelling population of mountain goats. The natural…

Riley, Draganflyer X4-P UAV, Drone, and sensor, conducting wetland research. Fiera Biological Consulting

Assessing Sage Thrasher breeding habitat using unmanned aerial vehicles

Sage Thrasher is an endangered songbird that nests in large sagebrush vegetation. As part of efforts to conserve…

Central Alberta land cover classification

The North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA) and Battle River Watershed Alliance (BRWA) engage in many watershed assessment and…

Riparian area assessments

Riparian areas are highly complex and dynamic “transitional habitats” that are found along the edge of waterbodies—including rivers,…

Municipal natural asset inventory & ecosystem service assessment

Municipalities rely on engineered assets—such as roads, storm water detention ponds, and water treatment plants—to deliver public services….

Wetland conservation & stewardship pilot project in the Beaver Hills Biosphere Reserve

The Beaver Hills moraine is a geologically distinct area in central Alberta that is characterized by its knob…

Development of a renewable energy bird mitigation framework

Birds and bats have been identified as being particularly susceptible to the adverse effects of renewable energy facilities….

Evaluation of municipal-provincial wetland management partnerships in Alberta

Replacing wetland habitat that is lost as a consequence of development is a policy goal in Alberta. Between…

Municipal wetland inventory & historical loss assessment

Wetlands are key habitats for a large number of aquatic and terrestrial species, and are significant components of…

Assessing the effects of wetland management practices on crop yields in central Alberta

Working collaboratively with farmers in the Camrose Creek watershed in central Alberta, the main objective of this study…