Environment

  • Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Roundtable: Imagining a day without water—with planning, it’s something we can avoid

    Four experts consider our critical relationship with water and the role we can play in protecting this precious resource

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  • [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    [With Video] Project Impossible? Not when you have the right team!

    A massive flood-fighting complex in New Orleans is featured on HISTORY’s documentary series premiering on September 1

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  • 7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    7 ways to tell if a stream restoration project is successful

    What does a successful project look like the first few years after construction? Look for pools, riffles, vegetation, and little critters

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    4 things to consider when tendering a stream project

    Scheduling a pre-bid meeting and having an experienced contractor are key to a successful project

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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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  • Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Healthy streams: How to work the bugs into your project

    Monitoring benthic macroinvertebrates—the little critters living in streams and rivers—is a powerful tool when trying to gauge healthy waterways

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  • Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    Nature is a patient, not a machine: Looking at stream restoration through the medical lens

    We shouldn’t treat natural channel design like any other engineering project

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  • Published in Florida Water Resources Journal: Keys to Planning, Designing, and Permitting Resilient Coastal Restoration Projects

    Published in Florida Water Resources Journal: Keys to Planning, Designing, and Permitting Resilient Coastal Restoration Projects

    Matt Starr and Jeff Tabar discuss how using a well-defined plan of action and proactive approach to resiliency will help communities reduce coastal risk now and in the future

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  • 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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  • 5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    5 reasons to rent a bike instead of a car during your next business trip

    An avid cyclist forgoes a car rental during his visit to Calgary─and it helped him stay healthy and connect with the community

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  • Stormwater pond muck: What is it—and why should it matter to you?

    Stormwater pond muck: What is it—and why should it matter to you?

    What are we doing with excavated sediments? Here’s how municipalities can save thousands of dollars while conserving landfill space.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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