We are natural environment consultants, experienced in assessing the significance of landscape features, including but not limited to lakes, watercourses, wetlands, grasslands, and forests. We provide a wide range of ecological consulting services for public and private sector clients. Our primary goal is to evaluate and manage environmental risk to achieve practical solutions.

Environmental Planning & Development

RiverStone understands the increasing emphasis placed on protecting the natural environment. Our staff are experienced in reviewing projects in the context of the ever evolving environmental policy and legislation that govern land use change and direct development in a sustainable way. Click for more information on Environmental Planning & Development in Ontario.

Water Quality, Ecological & Construction Monitoring

Proper study design by appropriately qualified personnel is essential in environmental research and ecological or construction monitoring programs. RiverStone has extensive experience designing both detailed research studies and more simplified construction monitoring programs. No matter what the scale our studies are designed to be practical and defensible, ranging from small, volunteer-based research projects to detailed studies of water chemistry, benthic invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and breeding birds. Click for more information concerning Ontario Water Quality and Ecological Monitoring

Natural Heritage Evaluation & Environmental Assessment

Ecological consultants are often among the first professionals to assess a property prior to development. RiverStone has a comprehensive
understanding of the environmental data that is required and the policy and legislative elements that are critical to the success of a project. Click for more information on Natural Heritage Evaluation & Assessment

Scientific Expertise & Education

RiverStone’s ecologists have a diverse range of academic and applied skills. We remain current by following recent scientific literature and environmental legislation. Our ecologists have a comprehensive knowledge base for provision of peer-review services and expert testimony at Ontario Municipal Board hearings. We provide specialized expertise relating to Ontario’s Species and Risk and value any opportunity to provide education based services. Click here for more information on Scientific Expertise & Education

Case Studies

At RiverStone Environmental Solutions, we are committed to helping our clients attain their goals while ensuring protection for the natural environment.
Our ecological consulting services have provided cost-effective and viable resolutions for public and private sector customers throughout Ontario. The following case studies illustrate how we have worked with our clients to analyze their challenges and assist them in creating a plan that realizes their objectives.

Our Mission at Riverstone Environmental

From The Journal

Go GREEN this Holiday!

December 16, 2019 Uncategorized
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Potted Christmas Trees

With the holiday season upon us, seeking out ways to minimize our ecological footprint may not always be.

Project FeederWatch

November 26, 2019 Uncategorized
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Bird Feeder

Looking for a volunteer project for the winter months? Consider becoming a citizen scientist! Bird Studies Canada Seeks.

Where do the colours come from?

October 16, 2019 Uncategorized
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Fall Tree Colours

Autumn has arrived and the colours are at their peak…what a wonderful time of year to get outside.

Low Impact Design – Ecoraster

September 12, 2019 Uncategorized
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Fenced Ground

In 2017, RiverStone Environmental Solutions partnered with 6 other community organizations to create the Corner Garden in Bracebridge,.

Monarchs and Milkweed

July 29, 2019 Uncategorized
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Monarch on Milkweed

Summer is in full swing, and the flowers are in bloom! All around Muskoka you see garden beds.