Plnning and Development: Public Sector Planning and Development: Public arrow

One of Beacon Environmental's core areas of expertise is the assessment of natural heritage features and functions in relation to proposed development at a variety of scales. Our team has provided planning and technical expertise to numerous watershed and regional-scale studies, smaller-scale neighbourhood and Secondary Plans, and site-specific Environmental Impact Studies for a range of public sector clients.

Beacon Environmental's team has provided their expertise for projects related to proposed expansions, development or re-development of health sector facilities (such as hospitals and mental health centres), college and university campuses, correctional centres, and others.

icon Areas of Expertise:

  • Natural Heritage Planning
  • Assessment of Terrestrial, Wetland and Aquatic Habitats
    • Assessment of Woodlands, Wetlands, Valleylands and Streams
    • Fisheries Assessments, Mitigation and Compensation Plans
    • Species at Risk Studies
    • Migratory Bird Studies
  • Tree Surveys / Arboricultural Studies
  • Urban Forest Management
  • Environmental Impact Studies
  • Environmental Assessment (Federal and Provincial Class EA)
  • Environmental Management and Monitoring Plans
  • Habitat Creation, Naturalization or Restoration
  • Environmental Monitoring and Site Supervision

icon Selected Projects:

  • City of Vaughan Hospital Campus of Care Natural Heritage Assessment
  • Town of East Gwillimbury Natural Heritage System and Restoration Plan
  • Natural Heritage Assessment for a Child and Parent Resource Centre, City of London
  • City of Burlington Urban Forest Management Plan
  • Natural Heritage Constraint Assessment for the Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, City of Hamilton