Visual Resource Management and Planning since 1996

BC Timber Sales Copper Creek Operating Area as seen from E. C. Manning Provincial Park - Ken Fairhurst Photo - Park Website: External link opens in new tab or window

Visual Impact Assessment - RDI Resource Design Inc

RDI is an independent professional consulting firm widely recognized  as a leader in the fields of 3-D visualization and visual /ecological landscape design planning.

We have been delivering visual quality solutions, based on the best and most current practices, to the forest industry, alternative energy sector, primary energy sector and other natural resource organizations since 1996.

RDI is overseen by Dr. Kenneth B. Fairhurst, PhD, RPF, Registered Professional Forester -  Association of BC Forest Professionals; Affiliate Member, Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning, UBC (CALP). Ken was an early pioneer in the development and application of visual resource management in BC, and has been active in that discipline since 1980 in Government positions and in private practice. RDI is Safe Certified by the BC Forest Safety Council.

New Page: Our BCTS VIA page contains links to 70 VIA projects that RDI has conducted for BCTS Kamloops Business Area over the past 12 years of continuous VRM contracts. The projects provide a comprehensive retrospective of BCTS dedication and diligence toward meeting the established VQOs in the KBA, and a library for leaning about visual impact assessment and visual simulation using External link opens in new tab or windowVisual Nature Studio by 3D Nature.

News: RDI has recently joined/endorsed  the World Scientists' Warning to Humanity at the website of the Alliance of World Scientists at External link opens in new tab or  This diverse organization is a global constituency for united action comprised of individuals and organizations concerned about the future of humanity and life on Earth. The 2019 article published in BIOSCIENCE can be downloaded here: External link opens in new tab or window Please  consider joining and spreading the call.

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External link opens in new tab or windowKB Fairhurst's CV and RDI's Resume

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