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DAVIN SWIFT

Co-Owner, Senior Biologist and Project Manager

INFO

EDUCATION

Professional Biologist (P. Biol.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Alberta.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Aquatic Biology
  • Wetland Ecology
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Regulatory permitting and approvals

DAVIN’S SKILLS

Field Data Collection
Wetland Assessments
Fish Habitat Assessments
Geospatial Information System (GIS) Analysis
Biophysical Assessments

Davin Swift is a Professional Biologist (P. Biol.) with the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists and holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from the University of Alberta. His main areas of practice include Aquatic Biology, Wetland Ecology, Erosion and Sedimentation Control, as well as regulatory permitting and approvals.

 

As a Project Manager and Senior Biologist with Green Plan, Davin leads projects which require wetland, biophysical, and aquatic habitat assessments for projects in the linear development (i.e., road, rail, transmission, and pipeline), industrial and residential development, and mining sectors. He is also responsible for the development of Wetland Assessment and Impact Reports (WAIR), Qualified Aquatic Environmental Specialist (QAES) Reports, Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plans, Erosion and Sedimentation Control (ESC) Plans, Care of Water Plans, and Remedial Plans for Green Plan clients. His extensive understanding of Provincial and Federal Environmental Acts, Polices, and guidelines (e.g., Water Act, Fisheries Act, Public Lands Act, Species at Risk Act, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, Alberta Wetland Policy, etc.), and the approval/permitting processes involved with each enables him to efficiently meet the regulatory needs of Green Plan’s clients.

 

Davin’s technical skills include field data collection, statistical data analysis, Geospatial Information System (GIS) analysis, technical report writing and environmental construction monitoring. These skills are applied on projects that require environmental baseline assessments (i.e., fisheries, wetland, benthic invertebrate, zooplankton, phytoplankton, epiphytic algae, and water quality); construction monitoring, wetland monitoring, and fish rescue operations.