Blue Heron Environmental

Delivering Confidence to People with Environmental Responsibilities
246 Mountjoy Street S., Timmins, ONOpening at 8:30 AMOpen today until 4:30 PMOpening at 8:30 AM tomorrowOpening at 8:30 AM on MondaySorry, we're closed
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Posted on Jul 18, 2018

Calling all photographers! Our annual Resource Industry Calendar Photo Contest is coming soon. The contest will open on Monday, July 23rd. Join the fun!!!

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Environmental Monitor Workshop

Jul 16, 2018 – Jul 20, 2018

Next month we'll be in Red Rock, ON to host our Our Environmental Monitor Workshop.

This training program is designed to provide training for field monitors hired by industry to monitor environmental management practices at mining operations in Ontario.

Students will experience a hands-on fie...

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Posted on Jun 25, 2018

We received a friendly greeting from a friend and client in Mongolia. Check out our website for a description of the items included in the photo.

It is also a great reminder that our annual Resource Industry Calendar Photo Contest will kick off soon. Stay tuned! #Mongolia #...

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Posted on Dec 14, 2017

A heartfelt thank you goes out to all artists who participated! We received a record number of submissions this year.

I know you will be as pleased as we are with the quality of artwork in the 2018 Resource Industry Calendar. Thank you all again for making this annual contest a great success!

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  • Compliance & ISO Auditing

    There is no need to “fear” audits. Use them to your advantage! Audits can be an excellent tool to help your facility: Identify environmental, health and safety risks; Identify resource needs to management; Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements; Identify continual improvement needs; Provide Corporate Assurance that risks are managed effectively; and much more...
  • Biological Studies

    Biological services involve the study of the interaction between the species (plant or animal) and its habitat.Our services range from species at risk surveys to ecological land classification that help determine the significance of natural features. We have extensive experience in assessing the impacts of a proposed project and to mitigate for the proposed activities in order to protect the form and function of the natural features.
  • Communication and Consultation Support

    Improving communication and project understanding can minimize risks and eliminate the need for grievance mechanisms and costly delays. We can help you satisfy the statutory requirements for Consultation, using proven methods to bridge gaps in understanding. Take a step in the right direction by allowing a Third Party Review service to independently analyze and communicate your technical documents.
  • EHS Management Systems

    We have the expertise to assist you in developing a cost effective, integrated Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems, or alternatively, specific individual Management Systems that are a priority for your site's Management Team, taking into account available resources within your facility.
  • Environmental Permitting Strategies

    Blue Heron will conduct a review of regulatory permitting requirements for your new, expanding or closing operation to provide permitting expertise integral to project planning initiatives. We will work in close collaboration with your company representatives and the appropriate regulatory agencies to facilitate the timely issuance of all permits, thereby avoiding costly scheduling delays.
  • Environmental Studies

    From simple desktop screening exercises, to multi-component field-based studies. Our staff can conduct: Aquatic Habitat and Wildlife Studies; Terrestrial Habitat and Wildlife Studies; Vegetation Community Studies; Waste Rock, Ore, and Soil Geochemistry; Acid Rock Drainage and Metal Leaching Prediction Studies; Hydrogeology and Hydrology; Surface Water and Groundwater Quality; Air Quality, Noise and Vibration Studies; Species at Risk Screening Studies; and Archaeological and Traditional Land Use Studies. Typical environmental studies consist of one or more of the above listed components, depending on the type, scale, and location of the proposed operation, and its predicted environmental impacts.
  • Environmental Support for Communities

    Improving communication and project understanding can help to bring clarity between Aboriginal communities and project proponents. We can analyze and summarize scientific documents, for general audience understanding.Our staff are prepared to carry out technical reviews with a focus on areas of community concern, including potential impacts to water, fisheries, hunting, trapping, and community health and wellness.
  • GIS & Cartographic Services

    We help you to understand, question, interpret and visualize data in a number of ways that can reveal relationships, patterns and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports and charts. Our experts can provide: General Cartographic Services; CAD Data Integration into GIS; Site Suitability Studies; Best Path Routing; Watershed and Sub-Watershed Delineation; Open Pit / Waste Rock Pile Volume Estimates; Geological Mapping; Species Mapping; Area Calculations; Land Cover Statistic Calculations; Spatial Interpolations; and Flow Estimates (7Q20 Flows).
  • Hydro Project Support

    Acting as a representative for project owners or builders, we have the experience necessary to develop and implement your Hydropower Environmental Management Plans. We ensure that your project obtains all the required permits and training to keep your facility on track and running smoothly.
  • Managing Compliance

    Our firm has extensive experience in the development, implementation and management of Environmental Protection Programs.We can assist your EHS staff in the development and management of programs to ensure your site goes beyond compliance, and meet Best Management Practices for: Tailings Facilities; Waste Water Treatment Systems; Water Management (Potable and Process); Air Emissions Control; Hazardous and Industrial Waste Management Programs; Non-Hazardous Waste Management and Landfill Site Operation; WHMIS and MSDS Management; and Radiation Protection Programs
  • Project Management

    We provides project management services for all phases of environmental projects - from feasibility planning to decommissioning and demolition.We have real-life experience in the implementation of all projects from small, low cost projects, to multi-million dollar reclamation related projects.Let us assist your site EHS and project planning personnel by providing services for: Pre-feasibility and feasibility planning; Project scoping and tender documentation; Selection and management of environmental and engineering sub-consultants as well as contractors; Budget preparation and financial performance tracking and reporting; Commissioning of environmental installations and equipment; and Development of comprehensive operating procedures and training of operating personnel.
  • Spill Support and Preparedness

    Multi-disciplined, trained workers and an internal response team are the best defense and do more to prevent the escalation of an event in the first few minutes than any outside agency or response service can do when they arrive on the scene.Our website has a variety of emergency response products, spill kits, training courses, and inspection services.

About Blue Heron Environmental

Blue Heron was established in 2004 with the interest of providing practical assistance to resource based companies. Through experience gained from extensive work in the environmental field, Blue Heron staff are equipped provide assistance for all aspects of environmental management for your facility. From grass roots site risk assessments, to full development and implementation of certifiable integrated Environmental, Health and Safety Management Systems, Blue Heron can provide the level of service your organization requires.

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246 Mountjoy Street S.
Timmins, ON P4N 1T4

Business Hours

Mon:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tue:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wed:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thu:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri:8:30 AM – 4:30 PM