Designing Avoidance and Mitigation for Migratory Birds and Species at Risk Critical Habitat
Thursday May 09, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Alpine Room, TRU Conference Centre, 805 TRU Way, Kamloops.
Registration Fee: $135 (includes lunch)
Alison Peatt, MSc., RPBio, FAPB
Bearfoot Resources Ltd.
Chloe Boynton, MSc.
Migratory Bird Management Biologist
Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment and Climate Change Canada
The increasing list of species and ecosystems at risk is challenging the
capacity of professionals to find, process and interpret information to
build effective and professional environmental assessment reports.
Building on the Species at Risk workshops being delivered this spring by
other providers, the Association of Professional Biology is providing
training that addresses both the Species at Risk Act and
Migratory Birds Convention Act, with applied break-out sessions on
writing avoidance and mitigation statements. This workshop is designed
to fill the gap for professionals that work on environmental impact
assessment advice in support of development applications. It may also be
useful for junior professionals who want to strengthen their skills in
avoidance/mitigation design and understanding of legislation and
guidance for conserving migratory birds and species at risk.