Project Assessment Manager, BC Environmental Assessment Office
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Fern has been with the BC Environmental Assessment Office for over 10 years working in a variety of sectors including wind, transportation, waste, water and most recently metal mining. Fern’s recent projects include: Mt. Polley Amendment, Prosperity Mine Amendment, Red Chris Mine South Dam Amendment, and Kemess Underground Mine Project. Fern led the environmental assessments for the latter two projects in collaboration with First Nations. Fern is leading the EAO’s work on the mining regulatory continuum aiming to create an efficient regulatory experience from exploration though environmental assessment and permitting to reclamation and closure of a major mine project.