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Biological Data Collection

Biological Data CollectionDST provides the full range of biological data collection services to support natural science investigations, environmental impact assessment, environmental assessments, baseline studies, species at risk studies, fisheries studies, and any other biological data needs. Our biologist staff has experience working across Canada and can mobilize to any region across the country. We have extensive experience in remote and northern areas, and have conducted biological investigations in terrestrial, aquatic, and marine ecosystems. Our biology staff have thousands of hours of field experience and provide data collection services for the full range of biological taxa including birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles, plants, fungi, insects, and aquatic invertebrates. Data collection can range from simple absence/presence inventories to collection of body size, growth, age, sex, movement, health, population size, and breeding data. We also provide ecotoxicological data collection services. We specialize in delivering complex multispecies surveys over large scales and are experienced in specialized techniques including aerial mammal inventories, gill netting, trawling, fish larval sampling and identification, otolith ring counting, passive acoustic monitoring for bats, snake sampling, fish acoustic tagging, electrofishing, bird sonogram monitoring, mammal tagging, radio telemetry and others. Our team of senior scientists have published a wide range of biological studies in peer reviewed academic journals.

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NEW! VIBACCESS

Vibration & Noise Monitoring Service

User friendly internet service that provides analysis of vibration and noise event information with near-real time transmission to subscribers. Specialized graphical map shows you location of sensors, compatible with a variety of devices.

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Spring UP to Clean UP Launch a Huge Success!

Spring is here! Time to Spring Up for a litter-free Thunder Bay!    Thursday, May 4th was the official launch of the City of Thunder Bay’s annual Spring Up to…


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DST WINS 2017 CONSULTING ENGINEERS OF ONTARIO AWAR...

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. has won the Consulting Engineers of Ontario Award of Merit in the Environment category for the ‘Natural Waterfall as a Green Solution to Stormwater Management for…


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DST at the Ontario Prospectors Association Showcas...

DST is a proud supporter of the annual Ontario Prospectors Association Showcase in Thunder Bay, Ontario. This event draws participants from across Ontario to share news about fantastic resource discoveries,…


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DST TO HOST 2017 SPRING UP TO CLEAN UP CAMPAIGN LA...

We are excited to announce that DST has teamed up with EcoSuperior and the City of Thunder Bay to launch the 2017 Spring Up to Clean Up campaign!   Each…


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DST IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA HAS...

We are excited to announce that DST Project Manager Dr. Bani Hashemi has been selected as the team leader for a collaborative research project investigating innovative contaminated soil treatments. In March…


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Our qualified blasting engineers design more than just rock-cuts and mines. They take down structures! Reinforced concrete buildings, smokestacks, steel tanks…

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