Soils & Agricultural Consulting

  • Soil surveys
  • Land capability assessments
  • Site remediation
  • Agricultural Land Commission applications for soil fill and removal permits
  • Fill site monitoring
  • Municipal applications and permitting for farm development
  • Environmental Farm Plans under the Environmental Farm Planning Program
  • Project management

Arboriculture & Urban Forestry

McTavish Resource Management & Consultants Ltd. offers arboriculture services to the commercial, private and resource sectors. These services include:

  • Tree inventory & health assessment
  • Tree risk assessment
  • Tree valuation
  • Oversight of brushing & felling projects
  • Wildlife/danger tree assessments
    • Forest harvest and silviculture
    • Parks and recreation
  • Wildlife surveys and mitigation
  • Land reclamation planning & implementation
  • Project management

For information contact Matthew McTavish 604.323.4881


  • Riparian assessments for agriculture
  • Planning and plant selection for land reclamation/rehabilitation
  • Land reclamation
  • Environmental mitigation
  • Environmental farm planning
  • Nutrient management planning
  • Riparian area regulation assessments for urban and rural development
  • Hydroseeding
  • Wildlife surveys
  • Project management


  • Strategic planning for Private, Not for Profit and Government
  • Market assessment
  • Business mediation
  • Business planning
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Inventory assessment
  • Project management


To support the safety of our team and clients McTavish maintains independently-verified corporate safety certifications, including formal audit processes. We are a registered member of ISNetworld. ISNetworld is an online database that allows clients to review contractor safety policies and procedures, and for contractors to self-report safety conformance details pertaining to specific clients’ standards.

Our field staff are e-RAILSAFE CANADA contractor certified. e-RAILSAFE CANADA is a system that ensures that our employees comply with Railway mission critical policies, practices and standards on safety and security. Our field staff are screened, trained and certified to work in proximity to CN Railway lines in Canada.

McTavish maintains Gold Shovel Standard Certification. “Gold Shovel Standard is a nonprofit organization that fills an industry gap by providing third-party confirmation of baseline Safety Management Systems for the protection of buried assets, and fair and transparent metrics for damage prevention. Gold Shovel Standard certified organizations can be recognized to be best-in-class.”

ISN Contractor Safety Management
Gold Shovel Standard

Our Clients

Kinder Morgan Canada
Spectra Energy Corp
Fortis BC
City of Surrey
City of Richmond
Township of Langley
Agricultural Land Commission
Pacific Land Group