Ardea Biological Consulting is a resource management consulting firm based in Smithers, BC. It is a sole proprietorship, owned by Laurence Turney, B.Sc., R.P.Bio.. The company was started in April 1998 to provide resource management services to the forest and mining industries, all levels of government, the public and First Nations.  As Senior Biologist and owner, Laurence has extensive experience in project management and has established a working relationship with a number of other firms in Northwest British Columbia to provide services for large projects.

Ardea Biological Consulting is able to provide services in the following areas:                        

  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Fish and Wildlife Habitat Assessment
  • Landscape Planning
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis and Report Writing
  • Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis
  • Terrestrial Ecosystem Mapping
  • Wildlife Species Inventories
  • Wildlife Habitat Capability/Suitability Modeling and Mapping
  • Wildlife Habitat Management and Restoration
  • Wildlife Policy Development and Review



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Contact us:
Ardea Biological Consulting
2175 Millar Rd
Smithers, BC

Telephone: 250-877-6705 - Fax: 250-877-6805