Wind and Solar

Northern Bioscience provides environmental services to these renewable energy sectors at all stages of project development.

Our services include:

  • environmental baseline studies, particularly:
    • migratory birds (e.g., songbirds, raptors, waterfowl)
    • migratory bats
    • Species at Risk (SAR) e.g., Peregrine Falcon, Bobolink
    • pre-construction nest searches (to reduce risk of incidental take)
  • Environmental Assessment (EA) including assessing impacts, developing mitigation, and post-construction monitoring
  • habitat modelling and mapping
  • environmental permitting and approvals
  • indigenous, stakeholder, and government communication/consultation


Northern Bioscience has worked on a dozen solar or wind energy projects across Ontario, from Lake Erie to Lake of the Woods. Representative clients include:

  • Anemos Solar
  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Gull Bay First Nation
  • GTE Solar
  • Horizon Wind Inc.
  • Ontario Solar PV Fields Inc.
  • Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Canada
  • Ventus Energy Inc.
  • private landowners/developers