InStream Fisheries Research Inc. is a diverse team of environmental professionals. Our focus is understanding and improving the management of fish populations as they respond to environmental changes.
We are industry leaders in riverine fish enumeration and are the sole North American distributor of Aquantic resistivity counters.
We use cutting-edge technologies to understand how and why fish move through their environment.
Our team has several decades experience developing innovative and effective population assessment programs.
Our skilled analysis team uses creative statistical and modelling techniques to develop progressive answers to complex environmental questions.
Our goal is to improve the understanding and management of fish populations throughout British Columbia. Our experienced team develops cutting-edge research programs to answer complex environmental questions, and we work with industry, government, First Nations, and academic groups to ensure our work is collaborative and comprehensive.
We use a broad range of techniques to understand the impacts of the Bridge River Hydroelectric Complex on salmonids in the Bridge-Seton watershed.
IFR monitors adult Bull Trout in the Halfway River watershed to understand the effects of hydroelectric development in the Peace River.
We have monitored steelhead and salmon ecology in the Keogh (Giyuxw) River for over two decades.
We collaborate with the Squamish River Watershed Society to understand how juvenile Chinook Salmon access and rear in the Squamish River estuary.
IFR is examining the effects of Daisy Lake Dam operations on the productivity of salmon and steelhead in the Cheakamus River.
IFR operates a network of resistivity counters in the Fraser River watershed in the interior of British Columbia.