The Devil’s in the Details: Manitoba Infrastructure’s Environmental Requirements, Special Provisions and Lessons Learned Along the Way

Presented by Risa Olekshy BSc, CPESC

Manitoba Infrastructure has come a long way in improving its environmental performance. This session demonstrates specific examples of how to translate environmental mitigations into Special Provision wording in Construction Tenders.

Risa Olekshy BSc, CPESC

Risa Olekshy is an Environmental Impact Assessment Biologist with Manitoba Infrastructure and for the past 11 years has helped the province ‘Green Up’ its day-to-day operations and construction practices. Risa is a Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, Vice President of the Erosion and Sediment Control Association of Canada, and a Director of the Canadian Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association.