Benson, Al

Al Benson

B.Sc. (Hons), LEED AP, ELC


Al has over 12 years of experience in ecology working on both public and private sector projects. He leads and coordinates environmental planning projects that require interaction and approval from conservation authorities, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Department of Fisheries and Oceans. These projects include environmental impact studies, environmental assessments, species at risk applications, Fisheries Act reviews, low impact development reviews, and other environmental requirements needed for a successful development.

Little River Floodplain Mapping and Sandwich South Secondary Plan - Windsor, ON

Dillon was retained by the City of Windsor to provide updated Little River Floodplain Mapping from the 1985 limits and develop a stormwater management concept for the Sandwich South secondary plan area in conjunction with newly established floodplain limits. Both studies require a thorough examination of the hydrology and hydraulics of the Little River and its respective watershed.Read More
Terry Fox Drive - Ottawa, ON

Terry Fox Drive - Ottawa, ON

Terry Fox Drive is a major arterial road in Ottawa, named for the late Canadian humanitarian, activist and athlete Terry Fox. Located in the suburb of Kanata in the city's west end, the road was initially a minor road that has become a major route for residents travelling to and from the north end of Kanata. Expansion was controversial as it cut through a provincially significant wetland affecting 20 species at risk in this area such as the Butternut tree, American ginseng and the Blanding's turtle.

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