Kyle Hawes is a Senior Natural Resource Biologist and Principal of Ecoscape Environmental Consultants Ltd. (Ecoscape). With over 20-years’ experience, he has conducted numerous field studies within aquatic and terrestrial habitats throughout British Columbia, Ontario, the Northwest Territories, and Alberta. Kyle has provided services to a broad sector base from mining, to forestry, natural resource projects, transportation, urban land development, and various research and conservation initiatives.
Kyle acts as the logistical field lead and senior biologist for numerous large complex biological programs and is responsible for field coordination/logistics, study design, data collection, and crew safety. He is a very well-rounded biologist with demonstrated skills in fisheries and aquatic habitat studies, fish and benthic taxonomy, amphibian and reptile inventory and life history studies, bird inventories/counts from BC through to Ontario, terrestrial ecosystem mapping and vegetation surveys, wetland evaluations/classifications, Sensitive Habitat Inventory and Mapping, small mammal surveys, and stream and wetland restoration.
Kyle has worked closely with regional, provincial, and federal inventory specialists to develop and refine inventory protocols and data collection requirements and standards.
When not working Kyle keeps active trying to stay ahead of his three boys racing triathlons, mountain biking, back packing/camping, alpine skiing and touring, and coaching nordic ski racers.