Giles Shearing,

M.Sc., AScT (QEP)

SEC Principal and Lead Consultant

 

Experience: 15 years

SEC - 2012 to Present

Previously with BC Hydro and Envirowest

Professional Designation:

AScT, ASTTBC (2012)

Education: 

M.Sc. - University of British Columbia

Focus: Freshwater fisheries, fluvial geomorphology, sediment transport (2016)

B.Sc.EM - Royal Roads University (2008)

Additional Training:

- Internal COR Auditor, BCCSA (2017)

- OFA L1 w/ AED and Transport (Exp. 2019)

- Swiftwater Tech L4, Rescue Canada

- Search Manager, JIBC

- Crew Resource Management

- SVOP and MED A3

- Electrofishing Crew Supervisor, NRTG (2018)

- Fishes of British Columbia Identification, Columbia Mountains Institute (2018)

- Fall Protection and Confined Space

- Wetlands Classification, Columbia Mountains Institute (2018)

Publications and Conference Proceedings 

Laubman, R. and G.A. Shearing. 2017. Middle Shuwwap River Off-Channel Access Assessment. Prepared for: The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program Coastal, Burnaby. B.C. Prepared by: Yucwmenlúcwu, Enderby, B.C., and SEC Shearing Environmental Consultants, Revelstoke, B.C. Accessed online: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/appsdata/acat/documents/r52618/COA_F17_F_1411_1500648027882_0647252357.pdf

 

Thomson, L. and G.A. Shearing. 2017. Upper Arrow Lakes: Airport Slough Dike Initiation Phase Assessment – Final Report. Prepared for: The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program Coastal, Burnaby. B.C. Prepared by: Yucwmenlúcwu, Enderby, B.C., and SEC Shearing Environmental Consultants, Revelstoke, B.C. Accessed online: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/appsdata/acat/documents/r52850/COL_F17_W_1423_1507657772299_7649412937.pdf

 

Shearing, Giles Andrew. 2017. Sediment Transport and Bed Material Adjustments in the Vicinity of Wilsey Dam : Salmon Spawning Habitat Implications. Electronic Theses and Dissertations, University of British Columbia. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14288/1.0343013

 

Shearing, G.A. 2016. Restoring the river’s sediment balance: dams, salmon and sediment. Poster presentation at the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology conference on Regulated Rivers, Castlegar, B.C.

Shearing, G.A. 2015. Mica Bird Survey Project, B.C. Bird Breeding Atlas, Summer Newsletter. Accessed online:  http://birdatlas.bc.ca/download/newsletter_summer11.pdf

 

Shearing, G.A. 2015. Spring-a-dee-dee-dee: Birding Season is Here, Reved, Revelstoke, B.C. Accessed online: http://www.reved.net/2015/03/spring-a-dee-dee-dee-birding-season-is-here/

 

Shearing, G.A. 2013. Anadromous salmon spawning habitat in the Middle Shuswap River. Prepared for: The Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program. Prepared by: SEC Shearing Environmental Consultants, Revelstoke, B.C. Accessed online: http://a100.gov.bc.ca/appsdata/acat/documents/r39996/12.SHU.03_Interim_2013_1384960461980_ba4a2c2f0391bb4f60178ebf9f9bc38530555779545362b4530d5cd8298e267a.pdf

 

Shearing. G.A. 2013. Automated grain size method in ecohydrology. Presentation at the Columbia Mountains Institute of Applied Ecology conference on New Ways to Use Digital Technologies in the Field, Castlegar, B.C.

University of British Columbia, 2012. Wilsey Dam [G. A. Shearing research]. University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, B.C. Video accessed online: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vQnzeXweeA

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Revelstoke, Spill Response,  Environmental Monitoring, Erosion and Sediment control, Electrofishing, Project management, Civil maintenance, Road construction, Pre construction and post-construction monitoring, Environmental Protection Plans (EPPs) and Environmental Management Plans (EMPs), Compliance testing for land, air and water systems, Water quality monitoring, Wildlife presence absence and monitoring studies, Species at risk (SAR) protection plans,  Terrestrial and aquatic inventories, Bird presence/absence surveys, nest and bird inventories, nest sweeps, Land impact mitigation and compensation plans, Habitat compensation design, Fish Identification, Wetland Habitat, Creation of wildlife harm reduction programs, Invasive species identification and removal, Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and Environmental Overview Assessments (EOA),  Environmental Permitting Applications - regulatory submissions and process management, Environmental Avoidance, Prevention and Impact Mitigation Strategies, Riparian Areas Regulation (RAR) Assessments, Phase 1 Preliminary Site Investigations, Technical correspondence, Professional presentations, Public presentations, River surveying with SEC cataraft, Fish population and fish habitat inventories, Aquatic salvages, Taxonomic ID of fish and benthic invertebrates, Design and construction of fish habitat, Statistical analysis, , Training for spill response and hazardous waste management, Impact assessment for spill response, Environmental impact evaluation, Environmental emergency spill response, Emergency spill response coordination, Oil spill sensitivity mapping, Clean-up, remediation, and revegetation of spills and contaminants, Detailed Site Assessments (DSA) for reclamation certificates,  Water, land and soil sampling, Asbestos bulk sampling (building materials)​, Lead in paint and water sampling, Lead Content Water Management, Abatement Risk Assessment

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