Completed Environmental Projects

Sinclair Creek Culvert Replacement - Kootenay National Park

Duration: September 2019 - October 2019

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the environmental management during the improvement of the Sinclair Creek culvert along the Trans-Canada highway in Kootenay National Park. SCL provided environmental support for the project as per the EPP.

 

Services: EPP, fish salvages, in-stream monitoring, channel diversion plan and critical habitat surveys for species at risk.

Cougar Corner Road Improvements - Glacier National Park

Duration: May 2019 - July 2019

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the environmental management during avalanche mitigation and road improvements along the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park. SCL provided environmental support for the project as per the EPP.

 

Services: EPP, In-stream monitoring, weekly environmental monitoring, bird nest surveys, bat surveys and amphibian surveys.

Forest Service Road Bridge Removal

Duration: April 2019 - September 2019

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the removal of three bridges along forest service roads north of Revelstoke. SCL provided environmental support for the project as per the EPP.

 

Services: EPP, in-stream monitoring, bird nest surveys, bat surveys and amphibian surveys.

Mt. Stephens Avalanche Control Mitigation - Yoho National Park

Duration: May 2019 - September 2019

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for environmental management during the installation of three Remote Avalanche Control Systems (RACS) along the Trans-Canada highway in Yoho National Park.

 

Services: EPP, bird nest surveys, erosion and sediment control plan, spill response plan, whitebark pine survey.

Walter Hardman Dam Fish Salvage

Duration: October 2019

Project: SCL provided environmental support to BC Hydro while they made improvements to the operating gate at the Walter Hardman dam situated south of Revelstoke.

 

Services: Fish salvage.

Connaught Creek Dam Removal - Glacier National Park

Duration: April 2019 - September 2019

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the removal of a dam on Connaught Creek in Glacier National Park. Provided environmental support for the project as per the EPP.

 

Services: EPP, water quality sampling and reporting, environmental monitoring, fish passage assessment, fish salvage and bird nest sweeps.

Illecillewaet Curve 1A - Glacier National Park

Duration: May 2018 - November 2018

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for the environmental management during construction along the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park. ​

 

Services: EPP, In-stream monitoring, weekly environmental monitoring, bird nest surveys, bat surveys and amphibian surveys.

Walter Hardman Dam Fish Salvage

Duration: September 2018

Project: To complete a geotechnical dam safety investigation, a low draw down of the Walter Hardman Dam headpond was required.  SCL assisted with the fish salvage from the low-level discharge valve to the Columbia River.

 

Services: EPP, In-stream monitoring, weekly environmental monitoring, bird nest surveys, bat surveys and amphibian surveys.

Snow Forest Campground - Mount Revelstoke National Park

Duration: May 2017 - October 2018

Project: Wrote an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to mitigate beaver flooding while aiming to preserve wetlands. Installed two beaver pond levelers.

 

Services: Wetland identification, watercourse mapping, beaver dam mitigation design, EMP, Changes In and About a Stream notification, beaver dam pond leveler construction and installation and post construction monitoring.

Snow Forest Campground - Mount Revelstoke National Park

Duration: May 2017 - October 2018

Project: Wrote an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the Mount Revelstoke Campground project which is located in Mount Revelstoke National Park.  Coeur d'Alene salamander habitat was identified during the project. SCL provided a mitigation plan, completed a night survey and monitored for salamander activity.

 

Services: EPP, Stormwater Management plan, sediment and erosion control plan, nest sweeps, bat survey, Coeur d'Alene salamander survey and environmental monitoring during construction.

Greeley Creek Wetland - Beaver Mitigation

Duration: May 2017 - October 2018

Project: Wrote an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) to mitigate beaver flooding while aiming to preserve wetlands. Installed two beaver pond levelers.

 

Services: Wetland identification, watercourse mapping, beaver dam mitigation design, EMP, Changes In and About a Stream notification, beaver dam pond leveler construction and installation and post construction monitoring.

Stormwater Management Plan - Revelstoke, BC

Duration: January 2018 - May 2018

Project: Wrote an Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the long-term management of seasonal storm water run-off at the facility. 

 

Services: EMP, Stormwater Management plan, water quality samples, review of provincial and federal water quality guidelines and provided a long-term monitoring plan. 

TCH Pavement Rehabilitation - Glacier National Park

Duration: May 2018 - July 2018

Project: Prepared an Environmental Protection Plan (EPP) for environmental management during highway construction along the TransCanada in Glacier National Park. 

 

Services: EPP, bird nest surveys, water quality monitoring, fish habitat design.

Invasive Species Management - Glacier National Park

Duration: October 2017

Project: Species ID and mechanical removal of invasive plant species from a corridor off the TransCanada highway in Glacier National Park. ​

 

Services: Plant ID, invasive species removal, technical reporting.

Post Dredge Grain Size Study - Shuswap River, BC

Duration: 2015 - 2018

Project: Quantified changes in grain size distribution downstream of a 6MW hydroelectric dam after the release of dredged material.

 

Services: Grain size measurements, statistical analysis, cataraft rental, safety services, river-raft guide services, reporting.

Wildlife Overview Assessment - Greely, BC

Duration: May 2017 - October 2018

Project: 300-Hectare wildlife and habitat assessment.

 

Services: Completed a large scale habitat assessment for the area.  

Environmental Monitoring - Revelstoke Dam

Duration: February 2014 - September 2014

Project: Deep precision drilling and installation of piezometers.​ SCL acted as onsite Environmental Monitor. 

 

Services: Ensured all environmental management procedures were followed, conducted an environmental orientation, site specific recommendations for improved performance and weekly reporting.

Western Toad Breeding Survey - Mica Dam, BC

Duration: 2010 - 2014

Project: Breeding survey for western toads at Mica Dam​.

 

Services: Night-time mortality studies, egg mass presence absence survey and field reporting. 

Riparian Restoration plan - Revelstoke, BC

Duration: June - September 2013

Project: Pawlitsky Spring riparian restoration plan. 

 

Services: Native plant selection and arrangement bioengineered bank stabilization, plant installation monitoring and reporting.

Environmental Monitoring - Mica Dam, BC

Duration: November 2012 - November 2013

Project: Onsite environmental manager to monitor drilling works for Mica Dam instrumentation. ​

 

Services: Onsite environmental monitoring, soil and water sampling and reporting.

Environmental Monitoring - Duncan Dam, BC

Duration: 2014 

Project: Duncan Dam Left Abutment Drainage Isolation Project.

 

Services: Onsite environmental monitoring, soil sampling and reporting.

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