I have always been very curious about the operations of airports and even more intrigued by wildlife.

Tyler received his Bachelor of Science in the Honours Program with a joint major in Biology and Environmental Science from Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. During his four years in university Tyler excelled in courses like Species at Risk Biology/Policy, Restoration Ecology, Biochemistry, and Behavioural Ecology. Aside from Tyler’s post-secondary education he brings his interest and dedication to the role of Wildlife Management Technician at YVR. He has always been very curious about the operations of airports and even more intrigued by wildlife. Tyler is eager to see what the future holds with Avisure at the YVR airport.

Tyler has experience in:

  • Classifying organisms in outdoor and lab setting
  • Wet lab work – chemical and physical laboratory settings
  • Water sampling techniques (rain, snow, lakes, rivers)
  • Soil sampling techniques for analytical testing
  • Developed restoration proposal Oak Orchard/Gannon’s Narrows Wetland
  • GIS training using Arcview software and handheld GPS systems
  • Compared natural to artificial chemicals found in the Otonabee River, Peterborough
  • Developed COSEWIC report on Green Sea Turtle
  • Studied effects of road deicing by means of salt, on surrounding vegetation Project Experience

Licences and Permits:

  • Firearms Possession Acquisition License (PAL) Unrestricted/Restricted
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card certification (PCOC)
  • Current Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • YVR Restricted Area Identity Card (RAIC)
  • Unrestricted Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (D-AVOP) with free-range endorsement
  • Standard First Aid
  • Restricted Radio Operator’s Certificate (Aeronautical)
  • Restricted Radio Operator’s Certificate (Maritime)