Aquatics and Fisheries

VAST’s team of environmental professionals provides a full range of aquatic and fisheries biology services. Using our local knowledge and experience, we create site-specific strategies to meet individual client requirements. We are committed to delivering comprehensive, cost-effective resource management solutions that ensure sound environmental stewardship, meet or exceed regulatory obligations and promote positive public relationships.

  • Aquatic and riparian¬†habitat assessments and ecological inventories
  • BC Environmental Assessment Act applications
  • Fish and benthic invertebrate assessment, inventory and monitoring
  • Fish habitat enhancement, mitigation compensation and recovery planning
  • Foreshore inventory and sensitive habitat assessment and mapping (FIM/SHIM)
  • Riparian and aquatic ecosystem classification and restoration
  • Statistical analysis, modeling and interpretation
  • Stream crossing design and in-stream construction supervision
  • Surface and groundwater quality and quantity analysis and monitoring
  • Watershed Planning
  • Wetland mapping and classification