Monthly Archives: May 2015

What’s New With BRIMS

In March 2015, Silvacom began work on the third phase of the Bio-Resource Information Management System (BRIMS) project. The goal of this new phase is to enhance and ready the BRIMS database and the geospatial web application for operational rollout. To ensure BRIMS remains state-of-the-art, significant effort will be placed on making it the most […]

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News release: Silvacom Wins a 2015 Gold Hermes Creative Award

Hermes Creative Awards have announced the winners for the 2015 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Silvacom won a gold award in the website design category for work performed for their client, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures (AITF). The Hermes Creative Awards is considered […]

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Wrapping Up the Award-Winning Algar LEAP Project

February 24, 2015 marked the Algar Landscape Ecological Assessment and Planning (LEAP) Project’s final day of operations. This ground-breaking project, funded by six of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) members, was one of the largest linear restoration programs ever to be implemented in Alberta. Silvacom employee and LEAP expert, Toni Anderson has written a […]

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Seeing the Trees for the Forest: Advancing Resource Planning by Supercharging Vegetation Inventories

Project Overview A number of leading forestry companies are carefully considering the implementation of advanced forest inventory approaches to provide them with more detailed and refined harvesting information. The challenge in doing this, is clearly understanding the benefits that can be provided by changing an existing approach. It is necessary to have solid evidence to […]

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