Category Archives: Environmental assessment

Enhancing habitats in the Fraser River estuary and across the Lower Mainland

Since 1991, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP), has been creating, restoring and enhancing fish and wildlife habitat, including salt water marshes, intertidal marshes and eelgrass beds, to help maintain a balance between a healthy environment and …

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Protecting salmon at Roberts Bank

The Fraser River estuary, including Roberts Bank, is home to a large number of aquatic species. It supports some of the largest salmon populations in British Columbia and serves as a spawning, nursery, and holding area for over 70 species …

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Seeking, listening to, and integrating traditional knowledge into project planning and design

The port authority has involved Indigenous groups from early in project development to look at the potential effects of the project on the environment and in particular, species of cultural importance. To date, through consultation, we have heard of and …

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Minimizing impacts on Dungeness crab

Dungeness crab are an important species in Roberts Bank. They are an key element within the ecosystem, are of critical importance to Indigenous groups, and are also valued for recreational and economic harvesting opportunities. It’s why our team has been …

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The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s comments on the Federal Review Panel Report for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project

  We would like to thank the review panel for conducting a thorough and comprehensive review, and express our appreciation to all of the participants who were involved in the environmental assessment. We would also like to thank the panel …

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Port authority statement on release of environmental assessment report for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project

  On Monday, March 30, the independent review panel released their environmental assessment report for Roberts Bank Terminal 2. As we review the report, we would like to thank the review panel for conducting a thorough and comprehensive review, and …

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