February 17, 2014

Court finds ‘enormous systemic problem’ in enforcement of Species at Risk Act

OTTAWA – A Federal Court judge has ruled that the environment minister and the fisheries minister both broke the law by failing to enforce the Species […]
February 1, 2014

ESSA Completes Independent Review: Impacts of Run-of-River Power Projects on Salmonids

Pacific Salmon Foundation releases report on potential effects of run of river hydro projects on salmonid species. “Impacts Possible, but More Study and Data Needed to Confirm” […]
November 13, 2013

New publication on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management

IFC Good Practice Handbook on Cumulative Impact Assessment and Management: Guidance for the Private Sector in Emerging Markets. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) contracted ESSA Technologies […]
October 21, 2013

Dismantling of Fishery Library ‘Like a Book Burning,’ Say Scientists

The Harper government has dismantled one of the world’s top aquatic and fishery libraries as part of its agenda to reduce government as well as limit […]
September 10, 2013

New publication: Insight into Enabling Adaptive Management

The online journal Ecology and Society has just published a paper authored by ESSA discussing factors that enable good adaptive management: Greig, L. A., D. R. […]
September 4, 2013

Skeena Sockeye Habitat Report Cards

The Pacific Salmon Foundation (PSF) contracted ESSA Technologies Ltd. to undertake, with the guidance of a Technical Advisory Committee of Skeena regional experts, an evaluation of […]
September 4, 2013

CCME – Tools for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Watersheds

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment has recently released a report entitled “Tools for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments for Watersheds” which was prepared by […]
August 27, 2013

European Fire Ants in the News

With colleagues at the SFU School of Resource and Environmental Management, ESSA recently completed a study for the BC Ministry of Environment, to create a framework […]
August 15, 2013

New Forest Vegetation (FVS) Tools

ESSA has just completed a two year project in partnership with the US Forest Service. A key feature of the project is an architectural enhancement that […]
August 15, 2013

New Forest Vegetation (FVS) Tools

ESSA has just completed a two year project in partnership with the US Forest Service. A key feature of the project is an architectural enhancement that […]
July 25, 2013

Enhancing climate resilience of Subdivision and Development Servicing (SDS) Bylaws in the Columbia Basin

ESSA partnered with Northwest Hydraulic Consultants Ltd. and Deborah Curran and Company to develop a new SDS bylaw model for the Columbia Basin Trust and partner […]
April 29, 2013

ESSA welcomes Jimena Eyzaguirre, Senior Climate Change Specialist

ESSA is pleased to welcome Jimena Eyzaguirre, Senior Climate Change Specialist and newest member of ESSA’s climate change adaptation team. Jimena brings with her over 10 […]
March 5, 2013

From Sea to Sky: Assessing cumulative effects across Pacific Northwest ecosystems

The Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology is holding their annual meeting, and it is being organized by Darcy Pickard (ESSA), the Northern Vice President of the SNVB. […]
March 5, 2013

Plenary talk on cumulative effects by ESSA’s Lorne Greig at the SNVB meeting

http://www.thesnvb.org/plenary-2013.html
March 5, 2013

Workshops on R and QGIS hosted by ESSA staff at SNVB annual meeting

http://www.thesnvb.org/workshops-2013-r.html http://www.thesnvb.org/workshops-2013-quantum.html
March 5, 2013

ESSA welcomes new staff!

ESSA is pleased to welcome three new additions to our growing staff! Last fall we were joined by Erica Olson, a Systems Ecologist in our Vancouver […]
December 11, 2012

Happy Holidays from ESSA!

Best of the Holiday season to our excellent clients, associates, friends and colleagues! In case you missed it, on Friday December 7th 2012, some of ESSA’s […]
November 20, 2012

ESSA hosts webinar – Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Canadian Water Resource Management

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012, ESSA hosted a free webinar “Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation in Canadian Water Resource Management” with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), […]