Riparian Areas Regulation (RAR) Assessments

2006-Present

Marlim has completed many different RAR assessments for several private clients, including landowners and development companies planning to sell, buy, or develop individual lots or groups of lots throughout the lower mainland.  The works include a detailed onsite assessment of the watercourse(s) impacting the proposed works in accordance with the Riparian Areas Regulation, determining the …

Forest Service Road and Bridge Construction Environmental & Construction Monitoring

2014-Present

These projects involved both construction and environmental monitoring services as needed for FSR construction works and several bridge installations and replacements in northern BC.  Marlim completed all notifications and permit applications for instream works outside of the instream works windows, and fish salvage.  Marlim prepared environmental management plans for large bridge replacement projects requiring instream …

Fish Passage Culvert Investigations

2012-Present

Marlim has worked on 3 FPCI contracts since 2012. Work conducted by Marlim for these projects involves reviewing the project area maps and site spreadsheets to plan and complete the work in an organized manner, conducting crossing assessments according to provincial standards, reviewing and submitting all data collected, and completing a final recommendation report for …

Construction Monitoring and Instream Works

2001 – 2010

Environmental monitoring of numerous ditch maintenance, culvert installation and emergency works projects throughout the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Works were completed on both an as-needed and emergency basis. Instream Works (ISW) projects consist of preparing and submitting ISW Permit Applications or Notifications. Once permission had been granted from the regulatory agencies Department of Fisheries and …

Contaminated Site Investigations

1999 - Present

MarLim conducted Phase I and II Contaminated Site Investigations by request of the property owners to address potential environmental contamination and liabilities. Sites included 2 locations where used oil tanks were stored and where diesel fuel was being stored in an unprotected above ground steel tank. The main purpose of the Phase II Site Remediation was to …

Stream Channel & Pond Design, Channel Re-Location and Ripairan Planting & Compensation

2007 - 2010

The initial works to build a stream channel and pond in the southeast portion of the property was started in 2007 and completed in 2009. This work was done to compensate for unauthorized works by a contractor who filled in several streams on the property. Marlim worked with the client, engineer and the DFO to …

Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping (SHIM)

2004 - 2010

Marlim Ecological Consulting has completed numerous Sensitive Habitat Inventory Mapping (SHIM) projects from 2004 to 2010. The projects involved the use of a TrimbleGPS unit to map all of the watercourses. Additional information collected during the course of the projects included channel morphology and geometry, bankfull measurements, wetted width and depth, basic water quality, fish …