ABOUT...

Overdale Environmental Inc. has been created to accomodate both clients and larger environmental firms by providing a committment to forthcomingness in business and in the permitting process.
  
Theo Popma BSc., MSc.

President

 

 

Theo Popma, B.Sc., M.Sc.

              

CONTACT                 342 Highfield st., Moncton, NB

                                    E1C 5R6

                                    (506)-860-7297

                                    (506)-227-7605

                                    tpopma@nb.sympatico.ca      

                                    www.overdale.net

 

EDUCATION             , 1996
                                   Bachelor of Science, Honours Biology/Neurobiology

                                    of , 2000
                                   Master of Science, Botany

PRIMARY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

                           Rare Plant Identification

                           Wetland Delineation

                           Habitat Assessment

                           Terrestrial Ecology

                           EA/EIA

PROFESSIONAL COURSES AND DESIGNATIONS

                           Completed Eagle Hill Wetland Delineation Seminar at Humboldt                                                        Field Research Institute in Stueben Maine, USA, 2005

   Certified Wetland Delineator in the Province of New Brunswick, 2005

                           Member of the Board of the Fredericton Botanical Garden, 2007

                           First aid, CPR-C certificates

  Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

                           Bilingual; French and English; written and oral.

CAREER SUMMARY

2009 – 2012                Environmental Consulting:

                                   

                                   Golder, Jenivar,  MREAC, ECW,                            

                                   Ocean Valley Associates, AECOM, Stantec

                                   Pinchin Leblanc Environmental Ltd.

 

                                   Wetland Delineator and Rare Vascular Plant Biologist

                                   Species at Risk (Vascular Plants) and Wetlands (Delineations and  

                                                                    for several companies.

 

2012                            Autism Consultants NB

                                    Behavioral Interventionist for Children with Autism   

2011                            Lawn Rangers          

                                    Lanscaping, Gardening

2010 – 2011                Tantramar Wetlands Center

                                    Biologist/Interpreter

                                    Delivering educational programs pertaining to wetlands to youth

                               2009                            Turorific

                                                                    Math Tutor

                                                                    Tutoring grade nine math (in French)

                               2009, 2010                  Community Residence Program (MCRI)

                                                                   Support Worker

                                                                   Supporting adults with intellectual disabilities

                               2005-2007                   Jacques Whitford Limited, Fredericton NB

                                                                   Botanist/Environmental Scientist/Consultant:

                                   Species at Risk (Vascular Plants) and Wetlands (Delineations

                                    and Functional Analyses); fieldwork and reporting for

                                    diverse projects

2000-2003                   Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre, Sackville, NB

                                    Assistant Botanist:

                                    Rare Vascular Plant Surveys and Reporting

2002                                                        Canadian Wildlife Service, Sackville, NB

                                      Wildlife Technician:

                                      Data Entry

2000                                                        Department of Agriculture and Forestry, Charlottetown, PEI

                                                                 Botanist:

                                                                 Vascular Plant Identification: Provincial Forest Inventory Project

                                2001                               Dalhousie University Department of Anatomy, Halifax, NS

                                                                       Laboratory Technician:

                                      Standard techniques in mammalian histology and

                                       molecular biology

 

1997-2000                   University of British Columbia Department of

                                     Botany, Vancouver BC

                                                                      Teaching Assistant:

                                                                      Undergraduate level laboratory instruction, coursework marking

                                                                      (Plant Anatomy, Biology, Plant Physiology, Plant Cell Biology)

                                1995-1996                   Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

                                                                     Teaching Assistant:

                                                                     Undergraduate level laboratory instruction (Terrestrial Diversity,                                                                      Microbiology)

PUBLICATIONS

Arsovski AA, Popma TM, Haughn GW, Carpita NC, McCann MC, Western TL. 2009. AtBXL1 encodes a bifunctional beta-D-xylosidase/alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase required for pectic arabinan modification in Arabidopsis mucilage secretory cells. 

Plant Physiology.

Blaney, C.S.; C.D. Spicer, T.M. Popma, and C. Hanel. 2002. Fieldwork 2002.

Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre.

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