New Brunswick Watercourse Alteration Certification Information & Downloads

Downloadable content for the New Brunswick Watercourse Alteration Certification Program

Item

Revision Date

Link

Complete Manual March 2021  https://www.mcft.ca/nb-watercourse-alteration-certfication-manual-march-2021/
Changes to Certification Manual March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Changes-to-certification-manual-2021.pdf
Table of Contents March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Table-of-Contents-2021.pdf
Module 1 – Introduction March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod1-Introduction-2021.pdf
Module 2 – WAWA Permits for Certified Installers March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod2-WAWA-Permits-for-Certified-Installers-2021.pdf
Module 3 – Impacts of Watercourse Alterations March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod3-Impacts-of-Watercourse-Alterations-2021.pdf
Module 4 – Planning Watercourse Alterations March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod4-Planning-Watercourse-Alterations-2021.pdf
Module 5 – Surveying and designing watercourse crossings March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod5-Surveying-and-designing-watercourse-crossings-2021.pdf
Module 6 – Culvert Installation March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod6-Culvert-Installation-2021.pdf
Module 7 – Installation of an Open-Bottom Culvert and Bridge Construction March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod7-Installation-of-an-open-bottom-culvert-and-bridge-construction-2021.pdf
Module 8 – Maintenance of Roads and Watercourse Crossings  March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod8-Maintenance-of-Roads-and-Watercourse-Crossings-2021.pdf
Module 9 – Erosion and Bank Protection  March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod9-Erosion-and-Bank-Protection-2021.pdf
Module 10 – Timber Harvesting March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod10-Timber-Harvesting-2021.pdf
Module 11 – Water Intake Structures March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod11-Water-Intake-Structures-2021.pdf
Module 12 – General Requirements for all Watercourse Alterations March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod12-General-Requirements-for-all-Watercourse-Alterations-2021.pdf
Module 13 – Glossary of Terms March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod13-Glossary-of-Terms-2021.pdf
Module 14 – References March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Mod14-References-2021.pdf
Appendices March 2021 https://www.mcft.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Appendices-2021.pdf

Wetland Professionals & Consultants Public List

Maritime College of Forest Technology is pleased to host a list of Wetland Professionals/Consultants who offer services in New Brunswick.  Wetland Professionals/Consultants are invited to provide their name and contact information to be added to the Wetland Identification and Delineation List and/or the Wetland Functional Assessment List.

As per the Protocol for Wetland Delineation in New Brunswick, a Wetland Professional/Consultant who can conduct Wetland Identification and Delineations in the province is a person having a combination of:

  • Training in wetland identification and delineation based on the Northcentral and Northeast Regional Supplement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wetlands Delineation Manual (1987) or an equivalent pending review from the Source and Surface Water Management Branch, Department of Environment and Local Government
  • Education and/or demonstrated experience in wetland hydrology, soils, botany and/or related sciences

As per the Wetland Ecosystem Services Protocol – Atlantic Canada, a Wetland Professional/Consultant who can conduct Wetland Functional Assessments in the province is a person having a combination of:

  • Completed 2-day WESP-AC training course or an equivalent pending review from the Source and Surface Water Management Branch, Department of Environment and Local Government; and
  • Education and/or demonstrated experience in wetland delineation, restoration, hydrology, wetland soils, and botany

Le Collège de technologie forestière des maritimes est heureux d’héberger une liste de professionnels/consultants en terres humides qui offrent des services au Nouveau-Brunswick. Les professionnels/consultants en terres humides sont invités à fournir leur nom et leurs coordonnées à être ajouté à la liste d’identification et de délimitation des terres humides et/ou à la liste d’évaluation des fonctions des terres humides.

D’après le Protocole de délimitation des terres humides au Nouveau-Brunswick, le professionnel/consultant des terres humides qui peut effectuer l’identification et la délimitation des terres humides dans la province est une personne ayant une combinaison de:

  • formation à l’identification et à la délimitation des terres humides basée sur le supplément régional du manuel de délimitation des terres humides de l’U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (1987) ou un équivalent qui rencontre les exigences de la Direction de gestion des eaux de source et de surface
  • éducation et/ou une expérience démontrée en hydrologie des terres humides, sols, botanique et/ou sciences connexes

D’après le Protocole sur les services écosystémiques des terres humides pour le Canada atlantique, le professionnel/consultant des terres humides qui peut effectuer une évaluation des fonctions des terres humides dans la province est une personne ayant une combinaison de:

  • formation de deux jours sur le WESP-AC ou un équivalent qui rencontre les exigences de la Direction de gestion des eaux de source et de surface
  • éducation et/ou une expérience démontrée en délimitation, en restauration, en hydrologie, en sols et en botanique des terres humides

For additional information regarding the Protocol for Wetland Delineation in New Brunswick and Wetland Ecosystem Services Protocol – Atlantic Canada, please contact the Department of Environment and Local Government: Source and Surface Water Management Branch P. O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Canada Tel: 506-457-4850 Fax: 506-453-6862 Email: wawa@gnb.ca.

Pour plus d’information à propos du Protocole de délimitation des terres humides au Nouveau-Brunswick ou le Protocole sur les services écosystémiques des terres humides pour le Canada atlantique, s.v.p., contacter le Ministère de l’Environnement et des Gouvernements locaux: Direction de la gestion des eaux de source et de surface P. O. Box 6000 Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1 Canada Teléphone: 506-457-4850 Fax: 506-453-6862 Adresse courriel : wawa@gnb.ca

Wetland Professionals/Consultants 

PROFESSIONNELS / CONSULTANTS EN MILIEU HUMIDE

Name/Nom

Contact Information/

Coordonnées

Wetland Identification & Delineations Designation/ Professionnel identification & délimitation des terres humides Wetland Functional Assessments Designation/ Professionnel d’évaluation des fonctions des terres humides
Matthew Alexander, Ph.D, P.Geo.,EP

Senior Environmental Scientist

Fundy Engineering

Ph: (506) 674-9422, (506) 636-1806

email: matt.alexander@fundyeng.com

URL: www.fundyeng.com

Shawn Banks

Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change

email: sabanks@gov.pe.ca

Courtney Beaver

B.Sc. ENR, M.Env.Sc.

Biologist

Dillon Consulting

Ph: (506) 480-0744

email: cbeaver@dillon.ca

URL: www.dillon.ca

Garrett Bell

Environmental Technologist

Ph: (506) 238-1358

URL: www.woodplc.com

Heather Button B.Sc. Biology

P. Biol, Terrestrial Ecologist

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ph: (506) 333-5742

email: heather.button@stantec.com

URL: www.stantec.com

Marieka Chaplin B.Sc., P.Ag.

Ph: (506) 363-2262

email: marieka.chaplin@gmail.com

URL: www.sandowfarm.ca

Michael Crowell B.Sc. Biology, M.Sc. Plant Ecology

Senior Terrestrial Ecologist

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ph: (902) 483-7495

email: michael.crowell@stantec.com

URL: www.stantec.com

Hélène Gautreau-Daigle BSc. Retraitée/Retired

anciennement Technicienne de laboratoire et de terrain et botaniste (CRDT) et (IRZC)/formerly lab and field technician and botanist, PRDC and CZRI.

196 15e rue, Shippagan, NB E8S 1E8

Ph: (506) 336-4502

email: helenegd@nbnet.nb.ca

Jean-Yves Daigle, PhD. Retraité/Retired

anciennement Directeur, Centre de recherche et de développement de la tourbe (CRDT) et Directeur, Volet tourbe et tourbières, Institut de recherche sur les zones côtières (IRZC)./formerly General Manager, Peat Research and Development Centre (PRDC) and Director, Peat and Peatlands Department, Coastal Zones Research Institute (CZRI).

196 15e rue, Shippagan, NB E8S 1E8

Ph: (506) 336-4502

email: jydaigle@nb.sympatico.ca

Kirsten Ellis (she/her), MSc

Coastal Adaptation Specialist. CBWES Inc.

Ph: (902) 440-2097

email: kirsten.ellis@cbwes.com

Alicia Fancey B.Sc. Environmental Science

Environmental Scientist

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ph: (902) 471-3818

email: alicia.fancey@stantec.com

URL: www.stantec.com

Jamie Floyd, BScF, RPF

Forester

SNB Wood Co-operative Ltd.

Ph: (506) 432-1278

email: jfloyd@snbwc.ca

URL: www.snbwc.ca

John Gilbert, B.Sc. Forestry and Wildlife

J. D. Irving Ltd.

Ph: (506) 459-7916

email: Gilbert.John@jdirving.com

URL: www.jdirving.com/

Samuel Gildiner 1752 Oxford Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3Z6

 

Ph: (615) 315-1897

email: gildiner@gmail.com

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Sophie Jensen, Dipl. Conservation and Restoration Ecology

Ecologist

Hilcon Ltd.

Ph: (506) 259-7529

email: sophie.jensen@hilcon.ca

Brady Leights

B.Et, Dip.R.M. E.Pt.

Technician – Environmental

Ph: (902) 223-4107

C: (902) 402-3580

email: brady.leights@wsp.com

URL: wsp.com

Krystal Mathieson B.Sc. Biology, M.Sc. Plant Ecology

Terrestrial Ecologist

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ph: (506) 333-7277

email: krystal.mathieson@stantec.com

URL: www.stantec.com

Derrick Mitchell B.Sc.F., R.P.F.

Boreal Environmental

511 Bay Street

Saint John, NB, E2M 7L3

Ph: (506) 651-1346

email: derrick@borealenvironmental.com

URL: www.borealenvironmental.com

Theo Popma

MSc.

Overdale Environmental Inc.

Ph: (506) 227-7605

email: tpopma@nb.sympatico.ca

URL: www.overdale.net

Alexis Robitaille

Englobe Corp.

215 Horsman Rd, Moncton, New Brunswick, E1E 0A2

Ph: (506) 229-3987

email: Alexis.Robitaille@englobecorp.com

URL: englobecorp.com

Alison Smith

B.Sc. ENR

Biologist

Dillon Consulting

Ph: (506) 476-6451

email: asmith@dillon.ca

email: acsmith.ref@gmail.com

URL: www.dillon.ca

Lyle Vicaire B.Sc.

Terrestrial Ecologist

Maqamigew Anqotumeg

Ph: (506) 261-5308

email: maqamigew@gmail.com

Stephanie White, B.Sc. Biology and Environmental Science, M.Sc. Biology

P. Biol, EP, Environmental Scientist

Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Ph: (506) 230-1439

email: stephanie.white@stantec.com

URL: www.stantec.com

 

 updated April 15th, 2021

 

Outdoor Council of Canada Instructor Bios

Outdoor Council of Canada Instructor Bios

Instructors

Ian Smith

 

Ian is a lifelong outdoor educator, recently retired from Parks New Brunswick where his responsibilities entailed managing education, outreach and community building at the provincial level. 

He has a degree in Physical Education from UNB. 

His eclectic background includes outdoor programming with “at-risk youth”, young offenders, first nation youth and students from kindergarten to University. 

Ian is a founding member and facilitator with Great Minds Think Outside, training Teachers in Outdoor Education. 

He is an Outward Bound Canada Instructor, Outdoor Council of Canada Trainer and Paddle Canada Instructor. 

He is also a proud Grandfather of three.

 


Beth Johnston

For close to 40 years Beth has been guiding young and old into the wilderness with Outward Bound Canada and for the last 10 years has been guiding for walking tours, travel writers and film crews in her own and much loved  province of New Brunswick.

She is an Outdoor Council of Canada trainer for new instructors and teaches the Field Leader hiking, canoeing and winter sessions.

 Her outdoor passions include canoe tripping, white water canoeing, hiking, cross country skiing, exploring new trails and areas of local interest and gardening!

Her passion in her work, and in her play, is to make any outdoor adventure a safe, educational and fun adventure for all!

 


Rob Neish 

 

Coming Soon

Helicopter Safety Training

Helicopter Safety Training

Helicopter Safety Training

Introduction

The Maritime College of Forest Technology (MCFT), through a partnership with Canadian Helicopters, can prepare, produce, and provide a custom heli training course for your organization.

Competency-Based Hands-on Training

MCFT follows it long tradition of providing hands-on training where each trainee demonstrates knowledge of subject matter taught by a qualified instructor. Upon successful completion the trainee will be awarded a certificate of accomplishment.

 

Class Size

A class size may not to exceed  twelve (12) trainees per pilot and ground-crew instructor. This is to maintain a safe training environment and maximize the efficiency of the learning environment.

Duration

The course is based on a one day training session provided  at a location within reach of the Fredericton airport so as to maximize the daylight training hours. The actual training session usually begins between 0830 and 0900 and should be completed between 1600 and 1700 and allow for a lunch break (may not be a full hour).

A typical training day

  1. General orientation to helicopters and in particular, the helicopter being utilized that day.
  2. Full pilot/passenger briefing of the helicopter including all safety features and points, hazard areas, working and moving parts of the helicopter, dos and don’ts, rules to follow and pilot/passenger communications.
  3. Static boarding and deplaning process and practice for each trainee.
  4. Discussions of needs, parameters, etc of both helispots and helipads in case of quick short notice requirements.
  5. Hover exit / entry briefing.
  6. Static hover exit / entry process and practice for each trainee.
  7. Actual flying time – boarding, safety, onboard communication, hover exit (each trainee).
  8. Debriefing of practical hover exit / entry exercises.
  9. Static discussions, demonstrations and loading cargo internally.
  10. Static discussions, demonstrations, preparation and building of external cargo loads for nets, slings and straps for both short line and long ling slinging.
  11. Helicopter marshalling and communication signals for short line slinging. Discussions, demonstrations and static practice.
  12. Actual flying time – marshalling for load hook up, load placement, load release with short line.
  13. Debriefing of practical short line exercises.
  14. Helicopter marshalling and communication signals for long line slinging. Discussions, demonstrations and static practice.
  15. Actual flying time – marshalling for load hook up, load placement, load release with long line.
  16. Debriefing of practical long line exercises.
  17. Discussions and practical demonstration of Bambi Bucket use (time permitting and customer desire).
  18. Debriefing, discussions, questions of the training cycle of the day.

 

Due Diligence

As a leader within your organization, you are ultimately responsible for the safety of anyone working under your supervision. With this training, MCFT can certify that your subordinates have been properly trained and demonstrated their training to us by doing the tasks properly.

Get a price quote today

If you would like to receive a proposal on this service please contact us today.

Email us at ce@mcft.ca or call (506) 458-0649.

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