About Webinars

The environmental webinars (GeoPro Talks) are a series of weekly webinar allowing attendees to learn about specific topics related to environmental sciences. Each GeoProTalk is lead by our senior specialists who’ve spent years in the field gathering experience and knowledge.

Make sure you sign up for the GeoProTalk webinars, even if you can’t attend the live sessions, the replays are online for 48 hours after the live event!

Past GeoProTalks are available to purchase individually for non-members or through all access memberships.

GeoEnviroPro Talks will be held every Wednesday at 10 am PST. The topics will be announced a week in advance. We have combined experience with every aspect of practice – from the excavator to the courtroom – and have been involved throughout the evolution of the contaminated sites science and regulations in BC. Now distilled freely into 30 minute chunks. These sessions are FREE!

After 35+ years of site investigations and cleanup, we’ve seen a few things out there…and it’s time to share!!

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Recommend a speaker or yourself to present our next GeoPro weekly talk, contact us today.

2022/2023 Season Launch Overview


Upcoming Talks, Webinars & Trainings

Our upcoming weekly webinars (GeoPro Talks), webinars and trainings explore different areas of environmental science and are led by our senior specialists, who with their many years of experience in the field, share their knowledge in these insightful and educational short talks.

GeoPro Talks – Integrating Western Science and Traditional Knowledge in Restoration Works

GeoPro Talks – Integrating Western Science and Traditional Knowledge in Restoration Works

December 14, 2022 10am PT
Colonial settlement and urban development have had profound impacts on the hydrology and hydrogeology of the Lower Mainland. This talk will discuss flooding issues at kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem) First Nation’s cemetery. We will sketch out the way in which Indigenous leaders and knowledge-holders are enlisting social, biological, and physical scientists to help them develop culturally acceptable solutions to long-standing problems. We will also explore different ways of knowing and offer some suggestions for how to enhance collaboration among practitioners and communities. BIOS: Leslie Beckmann, B.Sc.H., M.A., M.F.A. Leslie has been an environmental consultant since 1988. She now has extensive grounding in both environmental science and management; her focus has been on using and communicating science for decision-making. Since 2011 – when she appeared as an expert witness the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel on behalf of Gitxaała First Nation – Leslie’s practice has centred working with Indigenous groups and their legal counsel to review and respond to proposed developments. The goal of this work has been to ensure that Impact Assessment processes adequately address Indigenous concerns about impacts on culture, resources, and the exercise of rights within their traditional territories. Since then, Leslie has worked with First Nations in British Columbia, Yukon, and Alberta on major resource extraction (bitumen, metals, metallurgical coal) and infrastructure construction (pipelines, ports facilities, flood, and debris control structures) projects.  Leslie is also a published writer, is a career mentor for young professionals, and the mother of a university-aged daughter who is a competitive rower and is studying resource environmental science. Leslie is grateful for the privilege of living on the north shore of səl̓ilw̓ət (Burrard Inlet) in the area also known as North Vancouver. Tahina Choudhury, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Geo. Tahina has been practicing as a hydrogeologist since 2016, with project experience in Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec. She has worked on various projects. These range from remediation projects to environmental site assessments, landfill assessments, and hydrogeological assessments for the infrastructure, mining, and oil and gas industries.  Tahina currently resides in Nelson, BC, where she spends her time enjoying the beautiful outdoors and taking advantage of all the hot springs in the Kootenays.

December 2022

GeoPro Talks – Retention-Based Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) for PFAS Plumes in Groundwater:  Why? When? How?  

GeoPro Talks – Retention-Based Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) for PFAS Plumes in Groundwater:  Why? When? How?  

December 7, 2022 10am PT

Per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) groundwater plumes present new and significant challenges to site owners, consultants, and regulators because of the potentially large number of sites, low degradability, ineffectiveness of many in-situ remediation technologies, and very low action levels.  Retention-based PFAS Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) may be useful for  understanding which plumes should be managed immediately with pump and treat systems and which plumes might be managed in the near term by MNA or Enhanced Attenuation (EA).   The philosophy and the scientific basis of PFAS MNA and EA will be discussed by reviewing retention-based MNA analogs with other contaminants and key PFAS retention processes such as air/water interfacial sorption and matrix diffusion. 

Dr. Charles Newell is a Vice President of GSI Environmental Inc.  He is a member of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers, a NGWA Certified Ground Water Professional, and an Adjunct Professor at Rice University.  He was awarded the ITRC Environmental Excellence Award in 2016 and the 2020 Foundation Achievement Award presented by the Association for Environmental Health and Science.

December 2022



View Past Talks

GeoPro Talks – Arsenic in Groundwater: Impact on Agro-ecosystem and Low-cost Removal Option in the Perspective of Bangladesh

November 16, 2022 10am PT

GeoPro Talks – Environmental Consulting in 2022 and beyond

November 9, 2022 10am PT

GeoPro Talks – Landfill comes full circle – closure is just the beginning

November 2, 2022 10am PT

GeoPro Talks – Invasive Plants- The Problem You Don’t Know You Have

October 26, 2022 10am PT

GeoPro Talks – A Case Study – Forensic Analysis to Characterize an Unknown Source of Methane in Soil Vapour

Wednesday October 19th, 2022 10am PT

Our Top On Demand Courses

GeoEnviroPro’s on-demand course library offers intensive training that is all self-directed, and allows environmental science professionals and engineers a deeper immersion into specific environmental science topics. Providing opportunities to learn and practice in a more comprehensive format, all on-demand courses span multiple sessions and are accessed individually through our online course platform.

All environmental on-demand courses are taught by registered and experienced professional experts, who provide a practical approach to what matters most through real-life examples.



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