eDNA sampling

eDNA will enhance environmental surveys for 500 Canadian lakes

Gord Wichert Technical Director – Ecology
Gord Wichert

Dr. Gordon Wichert is a senior ecologist at SLR Consulting specializing in aquatic ecosystem dynamics, assessment, rehabilitation, and watershed planning.  Over the past 20 years he has completed studies in conservation ecology, landscape-scale delineation and classification, and environmental effects monitoring. Much of his work involves characterizing existing ecosystem conditions, identifying potential responses to proposed land use changes often associated with development, and recommending mitigation and rehabilitation measures.

In the latest August/September issue of Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine, our Gord Wichert has co-authored a feature on environmental DNA (eDNA).

Click here to read the full article on this surveying method and how it will enhance environmental surveys for 500 Canadian lakes.

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