People + Ecosystems

People. Planet. Integrity. We're dedicated to researching and improving relationships between humans and our environments.

Our Work

What We Do


At IEG we base our work on the fact that humans are an integral part of the planet’s ecosystems. We act in close collaboration with our clients, who face important decisions about how to maintain and restore ecological and cultural integrity. We support these decisions with science-based, transparent, and defensible information.

Services

Cumulative Effects and Land-Use Planning

Mine Reclamation and Closure Planning

Ecosystem Assessment and Biomonitoring

Ethnoecology and Ethnobotany

Stakeholder Facilitation and Community Engagement

Indigenous Rights Assessment

Indigenous Knowledge and Social Science Research

Indigenous Health Research

Remote Sensing and GIS Analysis

Case Studies


Our projects are unique and varied, but our approach is consistent. IEG is a talented interdisciplinary team that brings extensive technical knowledge and capability to projects for clients in all sectors.

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Recent News

Collaborative research with Nlaka’pamux communities addresses the effects of dust on soapberry in interior British Columbia

Collaborative research with Nlaka’pamux communities addresses the effects of dust on soapberry in interior British Columbia

January 7, 2022

IEG staff and colleagues worked with Nlaka’pamux communities and Teck’s Highland Valley Copper mine in south-central British Columbia to develop and implement a study to examine the effects of mine… Continue reading »

New paper examining the potential effects of coal-mine development on water quality in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes

New paper examining the potential effects of coal-mine development on water quality in Alberta’s Eastern Slopes

November 17, 2021

Research published in Science of the Total Environment explores potential outcomes of development of coal mines in the Oldman River Basin of southwest Alberta on selenium concentrations in receiving environments… Continue reading »