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Kim Poupard, R.P.Bio.
Principal / Ecologist

Calidris was established in the fall of 2015 as a sole proprietorship by Kim Poupard and incorporated in 2018. Kim is consulting ecologist with sixteen years of experience throughout British Columbia, as well as in the Northwest Territories, Alberta, and Ontario. Kim also has international experience having worked on large and small infrastructure projects in Alaska, the Bering Sea, Greenland and Fiji. Kim's work has included project management, research, environmental assessment, risk assessment, effects mitigation and monitoring, and environmental permitting at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. He has extensive experience supporting a wide range of clients including hydro-electric generation and transmission, wind-power, mining, oil and gas, LNG, landfill operators, municipal governments, crown corporations, provincial ministries, First Nations, not-for-profit organizations, and various other stakeholder groups. Kim brings comprehensive project experience to multidisciplinary teams and provides in-depth editorial review and technical advice.


Calidris recently acquired a boat! "Buttercup II" is a 19' rigid-hull Zodiac Hurricane. It is powered by a 2016 150 hp Evinrude E-tech outboard on a 2' aluminium pod and has a back up 9.9 hp Honda kicker. She's commercially registered and rigged with navigation, marine radio and a custom aluminum pilothouse. This boat is a safe platform for an array of marine or freshwater applications. It's easily trailered and can be launched from rustic ramps. Get in touch if you have a project requiring this sort of vessel. 

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