Sage Environmental engages a network of skilled employees, and associates to bring balanced, solutions for environmental concerns to stakeholders and clientele. Below you will find a profile of our key staff members and associates.
Matthew Davidson P.Ag.
Pricipal, Environmental Scientist
Matthew Davidson is an Environmental Scientist and Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with a background in environmental biology, environmental assessment, land services and contaminated sites. With a diverse work history, Matthew has worked for clients in various sectors including oil and gas, forestry, agriculture, land development and construction, recycling and waste management industries. Project work has taken Matthew throughout British Columbia, into Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Matthew is the owner and manager of Sage Environmental with a professional focus on Habitat Assessment for Permitting and Enhancement, Contaminated Sites and Land Remediation, and Agricultural Land Capability.
Tony Friesen GIT, A.Ag.
Anthony Friesen holds a B.Sc. in Earth and Environmental Science degree from UBC Okanagan and is currently completing a M.Sc. at UBCO. His current research looks at nutrient retention in wastewater-irrigated watersheds. Anthony has many years of experience in the construction industry including home renovations as well as owning and operating a small Masonry company. His current focus is hydrology/hydrogeology, wastewater solutions and environmental geoscience. He has worked on a number of well drilling and aquifer testing programs, overseen long-term infiltration testing at a northern B.C. mine site, and conducted groundwater monitoring and analysis.
Jessica Morgan P.Ag.
Jessica Morgan is an Environmental Scientist and Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.). She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Northern British Columbia, with a major in Environmental Science focusing on Ecological Systems. Jessica’s work history includes work in contaminated sites throughout BC, from small scale oil and gas remediation and monitoring to large scale aluminum smelter modernization which involved hazardous waste management. She has also worked on a variety of environmental assessment programs ranging in scale from substations to provincially reviewed hydroelectric dams. Jessica strives to deliver projects with a transparent approach and enjoys seeing a project through from start to finish.
Shannen Beckinsale BIT
Shannen obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph, Ontario with a major in Environmental Biology. Shannen’s work focus includes habitat and ecosystems assessment, wildlife biology, environmental assessment, environmental monitoring and permitting, and regulatory compliance. She has worked in oil & gas, construction, and mining from small to large scale projects. Shannen has special interest in wetland and aquatic habitats, including riparian areas regulation assessments and habitat restoration projects.