YUNI Environmental  Consulting

Exceeding Expections

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Celebrating 20 Years of Exceeding Client Needs

Alberta Sustainable Resource Development

  • Developed Northern Goshawk nesting habitat model for northeast Alberta.

AltaLink

  • Conducted songbird, burrowing owl and amphibian species-at-risk surveys for proposed transmission lines.

BC Conservation Data Centre

  • GIS mapped and compiled observation data for plant and bird species-at-risk.

  • Determined breeding statuses and described habitat needs for bird species-at-risk.

BC Hydro

  • Identified avian management issues relating to proposed windfarm project.

  • Conducted songbird point counts and habitat assessments along transmission line corridors.

BC Ministry of Environment

  • Wrote guidance document for proposed Wildlife Habitat Features legislation.

  • Coordinated the proposed IWMS update and developed criteria for adding new species.

  • Developed provincial BMPs for maintaining and enhancing wildlife habitat features.

  • Developed criteria for Regionally Important Wildlife strategy and wrote draft species accounts.

  • Facilitated workshop for Ministry staff to develop VECs for proposed BC Hydro Site C dam.

  • Coordinated the province-wide implementation of FRPA Section 7 objectives.

  • Developed provincial silviculture BMPs and restoration standards for enhancing wildlife habitat.

BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

  • Coordinated wildlife inventories and habitat assessments for proposed cutblocks.

  • Developed Northern Goshawk habitat suitability model for northwest coastal BC.

BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Conducted EIAs and produce habitat ratings maps for twinning project of the TransCanada.

Canadian Forest Products Ltd

  • Conducted Marbled Murrelet dawn and radar surveys and habitat assessment plots.

  • Developed Northern Goshawk nesting habitat model and GIS habitat ratings map.

  • Developed standards for cutblock wildlife tree and coarse woody debris retention densities.

Canadian Wildlife Service

  • Wrote data gap analysis for the identification of critical habitat for Marbled Murrelet.

  • Wrote EIA for songbird populations along the proposed Mackenzie Valley LNG pipeline.

  • Wrote 25 songbird species accounts for the Boreal Avian Monitoring Project website.

COSEWIC

  • Wrote the draft COSEWIC status report for the Northern Goshawk laingi subspecies.

FortisBC

  • Conducted pre-clearing and songbird point counts along proposed LNG pipeline route.

  • Trained FortisBC crews to conduct songbird nest search surveys along pipeline right-of-ways.

Kiewit

  • Conducted pre-clearing bird nest searches for run-of-river hydro project.

Pacific Trails Pipeline

  • Conducted pre-clearing bird nest surveys along proposed LNG pipeline.

  • Wrote park permit application for proposed LNG pipeline to cross through a provincial park.

Renewable Power Corporation

  • Wrote application sections for EI Certificate for 5 proposed run-of-river power projects.

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

  • Inventoried, banded and studied the effects of Carbofuran on burrowing owl populations.
  • Coordinated songbird surveys and forest vegetation analysis in northern Saskatchewan.

Saskatchewan Wetland Conservation Corporation

  • Coordinated and conducted Piping Plover surveys at various southern Saskatchewan basins.

  • Conducted shorebird surveys for basins to qualify for WHSR status in southern Saskatchewan.

Sea Breeze Power Corporation

  • Conducted nocturnal songbird and bat radar surveys for proposed windfarm.

  • Completed species-habitat assessments for proposed windfarm transmission lines.

  • Conducted songbird point count surveys along proposed power transmission lines.

Telus Mobility

  • Conducted EIAs for proposed cellular and communication towers.

Total E&P Canada

  • Conducted bird species-at-risk environmental impact assessment for a proposed oil sands site.

TransCanada Pipeline Ltd

  • Conducted songbird and amphibian surveys and assessments for a proposed LNG pipeline.

Western Forests Products Ltd

  • Conducted Northern Goshawk call playback surveys and monitored known nest territories.

  • Conducted songbird point counts, road transects and spot mapping surveys.

  • Assessed use of planted standing snags by primary cavity nesters in harvested cutblocks.

Our Projects

Below is a list of some of the recent and ongoing projects that we have been involved with.

YUNI Environmental Consulting - 464 Sparton Road  Victoria, BC  V9H 2H4

email info@yunienvironmental.com    phone 250.480.7065

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Providing environmental services throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.