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Silvatech Group Takes Land Base Information Services to a New Level

To maintain our standard of living in the 21st century, Canada must address the challenge of environmental sustainability.

Terry Smith, President and General Manager of Silvatech Group, is using leading edge technology and a team of experts to help governments and large resource companies to protect and manage our environment.

It is Silvatech’s mission to provide high value land base information through comprehensive resource inventories and land use planning that enables socially responsible, economically viable and environmentally sustainable policies and decision making.

Jim Prentice, Canadian Minister of the Environment, says, “To maintain our standard of living in the 21st century, Canada must address the challenge of environmental sustainability. Environmental issues must be balanced with economic considerations. By doing so, we can make long-term sustainable progress on the environment that is integrated with progress on the economic and social agenda for Canadians.”

Terry and his team hold strong to their core values and principles of integrity, respect, fairness, profitability, economic viability, social responsibility, environmental sustainability, and personal and professional excellence.

Silvatech’s Promise

Silvatech believes that, “It is our job to make your job easier. As such we work with you to strengthen your abilities and provide you with the best information available to make confident and informed land and resource decisions. We strive to keep our client involved in the project team so at the end of the process, the finished product is truly your product. We want you to have a workable solution that you understand and helps you meet your objectives and obligations.”

Silvatech’s new website features a projects area to showcase case studies from past and current clients. Here you can see the client, location, timeframe, pictures, and additional details of the project. Also, the services page features more detailed information about what Silvatech offers: land and resource inventories, environmental planning, forest land management, and digital mapping, GIS, remote sensing.

The website is now more accessible for high technology people as well as business decision makers. Silvatech feels they have successfully found a balance between the technical details and useful information.

Silvatech: on time, on target, and on budget.

About Silvatech Group:

Silvatech was established in 1982 to provide forest land management services in British Columbia, Canada. Since then Silvatech has added mapping, inventory, environmental and land use planning teams in its evolution to the Silvatech Group. They also have strategic alliances with social and economic experts. Their service centers include Salmon Arm and Smithers British Columbia, Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta as well as Thunder Bay, Ontario. The Silvatech Group is composed of their parent company, Silvatech Consulting Ltd. and its subsidiaries Earth Imaging Technologies Inc. and Silvatech Consulting Ontario Ltd., as well as a diverse group of strategic partners.

Today, Silvatech is a nationally recognized land base information group providing complimentary services in resource and land base inventories, environmental planning, forest land management and mapping. They believe that in order to responsibly manage the environment and its resources, reliable and current information is essential. As such they have developed expertise with state-of-the-art photogrammetry, remote sensing, GIS, digital mapping and modeling technology to convert new and existing data into powerful landscape level decision making tools (inventories, thematic maps, databases, land use frameworks and strategic plans). This time and accuracy critical intelligence is used to drive policy and provide a basis for sub-regional social and economic development, balanced with environmental sustainability.

For additional information please contact:

Terry Smith
Silvatech Group
250-832-7360
http://www.silvatech.ca

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