Operations Director & Senior Biologist
BSc, Biology/Environmental Science
Concordia University College of Alberta, 1997
Diploma of Environmental Science, Soil and Water Conservation and Reclamation
Lakeland College, 1993
Certified Professional Biologist, Alberta Society of Professional Biologists
Wildlife Track & Sign Interpretation Level III, CyberTracker North America
Joseph is a field expert, with strong project coordination skills. His expertise at identifying birds by sight and sound, and identifying mammals by sign are valuable additions to any field project.
Over the past decade he has become an expert at integrating wide-ranging practical experience with desktop-level information and sound field data to provide defensible, practical advice to clients in all levels of government, private industry, and not-for profit NGOs.
Joseph has extensive experience conducting pre-development habitat assessment and making recommendations for enhancing and restoring habitat, and for mitigating and compensating for habitat loss. He has worked throughout all regions and of Alberta, and conducted dozens of environmental overviews for the purpose of targeting required permits, assessing impacts and identifying project related environmental sensitivities.
Helped develop and implement long-term mammal monitoring techniques for the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute
Examined the utilization of seismic lines of different width and age by large and mid-sized mammals
Studied the abundance and behaviour of northern flying squirrels across habitat types throughout Alberta and Oregon
Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB)
Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society – Director, 2008 to 2010, 2017 to 2019
Alberta Lake Management Society
Alberta Native Plant Council
CyberTracker North America
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Biological Sciences Advisory Committee
ACTWS Conference Committee – Sponsorship Chair, 2017-19