Environment

  • River resiliency: Restoring function and process following a natural disaster

    River resiliency: Restoring function and process following a natural disaster

    In the face of adversity, it’s important to align stakeholders to foster recovery—and to prepare for the next disaster

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  • The buzz on pollinators: Why their declining population is bad news for everyone

    The buzz on pollinators: Why their declining population is bad news for everyone

    It’s critical that we address the pollinator crisis through natural habitat design and restoration

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  • Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition

    Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition

    Experts improving the environment through collaboration, not competition: 2018 Battelle Conference Highlights. Stantec attendees describe their top take-aways about environmental remediation.

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  • It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    It’s important to focus on the positives of major projects. How do you do it?

    Struggling with negative perceptions? Here’s how to involve local workers, build lifelong relationships, and get the community on board

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  • Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Living shorelines: Recovery, restoration, and resiliency after Hurricane Sandy

    Using the natural environment helps our coasts endure and thrive in the face of severe weather, flooding, and climate change

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  • We need new approaches to managing water resources for our economic, environmental future

    We need new approaches to managing water resources for our economic, environmental future

    How our relationship with The Nature Conservancy has led to improving aquatic habitat, water quality, and flooding

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  • Realizing the benefits of largescale property acquisitions to reduce flood risk

    Realizing the benefits of largescale property acquisitions to reduce flood risk

    Stantec is researching how cities can revitalize flood-prone neighborhoods, in part by treating ecosystems as service providers

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  • A new way to approach community involvement for brownfield projects

    A new way to approach community involvement for brownfield projects

    A new community engagement program works with young adults to help the future of the neighborhood and get others involved

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  • How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?

    How can utilities help solve the pollinator crisis?

    Utilities should ask themselves three questions before committing to enhancing pollinator habitats: Why? What? Where?

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  • Canada’s peregrine falcon recovery: An inspirational return from devastation

    Canada’s peregrine falcon recovery: An inspirational return from devastation

    After 40 years, the bird of prey was removed from the endangered list; here’s one bird lover’s first-person account of how it happened

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  • Six ways to improve your greenhouse gas verification process (Part 3)

    Six ways to improve your greenhouse gas verification process (Part 3)

    What have we learned after years of performing verifications? Good data management is essential

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  • Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—resiliency, planning, and preparedness

    Economics of Water Series: Extreme weather—resiliency, planning, and preparedness

    Economics of Water, a Series—Part 2: Community leaders must have a clear understanding of their vulnerabilities and sensitivities

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  • In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    In resiliency, if we’re not focused on data and technology, we’re in trouble

    Data collection and its impact on our risk should be a no-brainer, but is it? GIS and information management helps give a clear picture

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  • Streamlining the species assessment process: A modest proposal

    Streamlining the species assessment process: A modest proposal

    Read Steve Pelletier's article in North American Windpower.

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  • Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Eye in the sky: The 100-metre tall archaeologist with x-ray vision

    Head into the field and learn how Stantec is using archaeology, remote sensing, and drones to see below the surface from the sky

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  • Pukekohe wastewater discharge consenting

    Pukekohe wastewater discharge consenting

    How a 35-year resource consent was granted for the discharge of treated wastewater from the Pukekohe Wastewater Treatment Plant to Waikato River

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  • Here are 5 common mistakes in retaining wall design and construction—and how to avoid them

    Here are 5 common mistakes in retaining wall design and construction—and how to avoid them

    Improper design can create construction headaches and insurance claims later

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  • Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    Coastal crisis: We’re running out of sand along Florida’s beaches—what’s the solution?

    It takes creativity in both approach/methodology and funding to take care of eroding beaches

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  • Achieving NEPA Assignment—4 ways the right consultant is critical to reaching this goal

    Achieving NEPA Assignment—4 ways the right consultant is critical to reaching this goal

    NEPA Assignment offers many benefits to a state agency, but how can you prepare for the application, execution, and implementation?

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  • Published in WWT Magazine: What next for water catchment management?

    Published in WWT Magazine: What next for water catchment management?

    The UK Government's 25-year environment plan plots a path away from the current regulator- led approach towards a holistic approach to catchments, writes Mike Streetly

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