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Jennifer Dagdick, B.Sc.
Senior Environmental Planner
Ms. Dagdick has 10 years of professional consulting experience working on pipeline projects within Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan. Ms. Dagdick’s expertise includes pipeline drilling waste management, including planning, sump identification, operational management, drilling fluid release response and all aspects of reporting. She is very experienced in Project Management and environmental field program management, overseeing large multi-disciplinary teams conducting drilling waste disposal, water quality monitoring, environmental inspection, wildlife surveys and sweeps, vegetation surveys, wetland surveys and archaeological surveys. Ms. Dagdick is also highly knowledgeable about the regulatory requirements associated with hydrovac slurry management.
Cassiano Porto, M.Sc., P.Biol.
Environmental Planner, Vegetation/Wetland Specialist
Mr. Porto received a B.Sc. in environmental biology working with ethnobotany in the Brazilian rainforest. After moving to Canada, he has provided post-secondary training in environmental sciences to First Nations of Northern Quebec. More recently, he has developed applied research on Alberta’s vegetation and wetlands, which led to a M.Sc. degree from the University of Calgary. Mr. Porto accumulated experience with diverse projects in Alberta, including oil and gas projects, and their regulatory implications to wetlands (e.g. WAIF, WAIR) and vegetation (e.g. rare plant surveys, reclamation monitoring). Most recently Mr. Porto has been involved with pipeline scouting providing in-field routing recommendations.