Coastal and Ocean Planning


Sea Use Coastal Advisory Board (SUCAB) to the (Northeast Pacific) Sea Use Council (SUC). British Columbia Representative 1979-87; Chairman 1985-87 (In 1984, SUCAB was also charged with advising SUC on Exclusive Economic Zone issues)

B.C. Inter-Ministry Committee on Ocean Policy - Native Affairs Secretariat Representative 1987-88

Deep Sea Bed Mining and Resource Management Within 200 Mile Limit
i/c B.C. considerations 1984-87.

Coastal States Organization Orcas Island Workshop on State Ocean Policy. 1985-Invited participant.

Coastal Society San Antonio Review of State Ocean Policies and Strategies. 1990 - Participant

International Symposium on Coastal and Ocean Management - Participant '78, '80, '87, '89, '91.

Chair, Environment Ministry Task Force to Examine the Implications of the 1984 Supreme Court Decision of the Ownership of the Inland Seabed (Georgia Strait).



T.A.L. Developments Inc. 2004. Fish habitat assessment of riparian and foreshore areas, Lake Cowichan.

Lake Cowichan First Nation. 2004. Environmental Screening Assessment (CEAA) and site planning advice for proposed lakefront Recreational Vehicle Park.

Columbia Fuels, via Earth Tech. 2003. Regulatory permitting strategies and advice for a fuel storage facility at Duke Point.

Victoria Fisherman's Association. 1997 - 2000. Strategic planning advice and services, and project management services.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada, in Association with Archipelago Marine Research. 1999. Classification of and plan for foreshore habitats of Prince Rupert Harbour & environs.

Environment Canada, NPA Program Pacific Region. 1997.
Pacific Region Coastal Programs/Initiative Inventory
Pacific Region Chapter for NPA for the protection of the marine environment from land-based activities.

Burrard Inlet Environmental Action Program.1990. Interim Coordinator; authored five year Implementation Strategy.

Puget Sound Coastal Planning Group. 1980-85. B.C. Representative.

B.C. Inter-Ministry Aquaculture Coordinating Committee. Environment Representative

White Paper on Shore Management Policy for B.C. 1979. Author.

Canadian Council of Resource and Environment Ministers. 1978. Chair, National Shore Management Symposium


Habitat Conservation Trust Fund in Association with Lanarc Consultants. 2001-2002 Preparation of Coastal Shore Stewardship Guide

B.C. Ministry of Environment (MoE)
Analyst, CRD Waterway Environmental Quality Strategy
Management, MoE input to Squamish Estuary Management Plan, and Cowichan Estuary Management Plan
Management, MoE implementation review of and strategy preparation for Fraser Estuary Management Program
Management, OiC 908/77 (Outer Fraser Mandatory Assessment) and OiC 3339/77 (Cowichan Estuary Mandatory Assessment) Program Administration
Coordinator/Author - Ladysmith Harbour Management Guidelines



B.C. Energy Project Coordinating Committee, MoE Representative 1983-87
Federal-Provincial Joint Offshore Petroleum Exploration Environmental Review - Panel Co-Secretary/Manager 1983-85
Manager, BC Preliminary Environmental Assessment of proposed Westcoast offshore petroleum exploration 1982-83
Member, Pacific Offshore Petroleum Socioeconomic Advisory Committee. 1987- 88
Member, Pacific Offshore Petroleum Exploration Environmental Coordinating Committee 1987-88
Environmental and regulatory analyses and strategies for mid-coast freshwater export project. 1991



Sointula Interacting Resources Society via Renwick and Associates.1997. Environmental and regulatory aspects of fish processing facility feasibility assessment.

Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fish via ARMC. 1992. Marine Resource Strategy Analysis for B.C. with emphasis on Native Cooperative Management Potentials. 1992, for B.C.

B.C. Inter-Ministry Aquaculture Coordinating Committee. 1985-87. BC Environment Representative


North Coast Port Developments

Member, Steering Committee to select Prince Rupert Area coal port (Ridley Island).
Advisor to BC Development Corp re: Hielbroner Estate Shore/Dock Development.
i/c Evaluation of Caine Island Petrochemical facility;
i/c Evaluation of alternative LNG facilities
i/c Evaluation of Ridley Island Industrial Development Plan
Queen Charlottes Ferry Terminal Siting Analyses
Management Plan for Minette Bay, Kitimat
Management, North Coast Port-Industrial Siting Study
Management, North Coast Port-Industrial Sites Video
Environment Ministry Rep, BC Committee on Tidewater Access via the Alaska Panhandle.
Environmental assessments and approvals for Kemano Bay dock facility redevelopment.
Environmental regulatory services for MTBE shipment facilities at Kitimat.

Roberts Bank/Outer Fraser Port Development

Member, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Panel for Roberts Bank Coal Port Expansion
Member, R.B. Environmental Implementation Committee
i/c Provincial evaluation of proposed petrochemical shipments and other RB expansion proposals
Member, Federal Environmental Assessment Review Panel for Fraser River Training Walls.
Environmental Assessment and Regulatory Negotiations for expansion of Tsawwassen ferry terminal

Port and Harbour Master Planning

Ladysmith Harbour Management Guidelines. Coordinator/Author
~ i/c Provincial Input to Master Plan for Port of Kitimat
~ i/c Provincial Input to Master Plan for Port of Stewart
~ i/c Provincial Review of Port of Vancouver Master Plan
CRD Waterway Environmental Quality Strategy

Marine Transportation Services

Environmental and Regulatory services re Horseshoe Bay Terminal Improvements Project including coordination/integration of environmental assessment and planning documentation.
Environmental and regulatory analyses and services for Vancouver Island to Mainland fast ferry service
Manager/Coordinator. Preliminary Environmental Assessment of Proposed Fixed-Links to Vancouver Island.
Environmental evaluations of terminal development proposals at Squamish, B.C.
Environmental strategies and permitting, Duke Point Ferry Terminal, Nanaimo, B.C.
BC MEI via Cornerstone Planning. Assessment of Possible Alternative Use for 34 Federal Lightstations in B.C. for Economic Policy Group


Victoria / Esquimalt Harbour Projects

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority. 2004 –ongoing. Strategic and operational environmental and regulatory services.

40 Huron Street Development Ltd. 1997. Strategic and operation regulatory advice service re: land tenure, marine commercial enterprise and Fisherman’s Wharf integration.

City of Victoria. 1996. Preparation of Victoria/Esquimalt Harbours Transition Investigative/Analytical Program.
Harbours and Ports Directorate, Canadian Coast Guard 1994-1995.
Advice & services in preparation for Harbour Authority in Victoria/Esquimalt Harbour.
Ogden Point development planning strategy
Ogden Point South Shore enhancement facilitation
Ogden Point Dive Centre approval facilitation
West Bay Float Home analyses
Coordination of CCG Public Consultation re Victoria and Esquimalt Harbours
Liaison with V/E Harbours Environmental Quality Program
Specific development planning services.
Facilitation of CCG Strategic Planning re Victoria and Esquimalt Harbours
Facilitation of revisions to Victoria and Esquimalt Harbours Emergency Plan

City of Victoria. 1994.
Compilation of city harbour property information and statistics.
Preparation of Harbour historical briefing material.
Preparation of Consolidation Harbour Policy Documents and related presentation manual materials.

Capital Regional District via Aquatic Sciences Ltd. 1992-93. Strategies for marine habitat and water quality enhancement in the enclosed marine waterways of the CRD.