Olivia is an Intermediate Ecologist with a deep understanding of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. She manages a comprehensive portfolio of ecological projects throughout Southern Ontario and is developing a track record of providing ecosystem-based solutions. She has coordinated and managed Environmental Impact Studies/Assessments, Subwatershed Impact Studies and Scoped Subwatershed Studies. She has demonstrated a high degree of competency in assessing natural heritage features, including identifying Species at Risk (SAR) and associated habitats, significant wildlife habitat, significant woodlands, significant wetlands, significant valleylands and fish habitat. She has worked collaboratively with various stakeholders to identify restoration and enhancement opportunities. She has experience completing permitting requirements under the Endangered Species Act, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, Species at Risk Act and Federal Fisheries Act.
Olivia performs a variety of terrestrial and aquatic ecological inventories focusing on evaluating the significance and sensitivity of natural heritage features and their associated functions across scales. She has extensive aquatic field knowledge related to headwater drainage feature assessments, aquatic habitat assessments and fish community sampling. Olivia leads both aquatic and terrestrial surveys and holds her Class 2 Electrofishing Backpack Crew Leader certification.
American Fisheries Society, Ontario Chapter
Society for Ecological Restoration