Hatfield presenting at the 36th NALMS International Symposium in Banff
Nov 03, 2016
Science to Stewardship: Balancing Economic Growth with Lake Sustainability.
The North American Lake Management Society, Alberta Lake Management Society, and Living Lakes Canada host the 36th NALMS International Symposium in Banff this year from November 1–4. Senior Partner Dan Moats and Senior Environmental Specialist Timothy Poulton represent Hatfield at the event, where Tim will present our work with Suncor on the Fort Hills No Net Loss Lake on Friday, November 4.
Hatfield is contracted by Suncor Energy Operating Inc. to conduct aquatic monitoring of a compensation lake, referred to as the No Net Loss Lake, for their Fort Hills Oil Sands Mine. The mine is located 90 km north of Fort McMurray, Alberta on the east side of the Athabasca River and is scheduled to produce first oil in 2017. Annual monitoring activities include fish population assessments, fish tissue surveys and assessing fish habitat conditions by evaluating seasonal water quality and quantity, sediment quality, and supporting trophic levels such as vegetation, plankton, and benthic invertebrate communities. Initial monitoring data indicates that productivity has progressed at a rate anticipated during the design and development of the No Net Loss Lake.
Hatfield has been working with Suncor on both regional and site-specific environmental projects since 2003.
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Senior Environmental Specialist and Partner
HATFIELD CONSULTANTS PARTNERSHIP