Environment

Stantec experts share their knowledge on the trends, innovations, and challenges—measuring and designing for biodiversity, responsible product production, the changing energy mix, and more—shaping today's environmental services industry.

  • How modern tracking technologies can protect birds and support wind farm permitting

    How modern tracking technologies can protect birds and support wind farm permitting

    Stantec’s Creativity & Innovation Program is backing industry research into a new approach to monitor peregrine falcon migration patterns

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  • How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    How do we find funding for cities? It’s all about getting creative with partnerships

    Two funding experts share strategies for helping cities large and small secure hard-to-find dollars that move projects from concept to construction

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  • Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Smart curtailment: the little-known battle between nature and efficient wind power

    Working to save bats, energy, and money at the same time—it’s all about site-specific risk patterns

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  • Embracing a new eDNA technology

    Embracing a new eDNA technology

    New sampling approach helps to detect the presence of rare aquatic species—in real time

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  • The top 3 things that make managing a forest preserve successful

    The top 3 things that make managing a forest preserve successful

    Community partnership, long-term leadership, and committed project partners: key ingredients in managing a forest preserve

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  • Biologist’s goal: wind turbines that kill fewer bats and birds

    Biologist’s goal: wind turbines that kill fewer bats and birds

    Finding a balance between mitigating habitat impact while installing modern turbine technology to provide renewable energy

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  • Published: Building capacity, capabilities, and competencies for the future

    Published: Building capacity, capabilities, and competencies for the future

    As part of the Qatar Integrated Drainage Master Plan, the Public Works Authority of the State of Qatar has set an ambitious path to build the infrastructure needed to optimize its water resources

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  • Published: Nontraditional solutions deliver multiple benefits for municipalities

    Published: Nontraditional solutions deliver multiple benefits for municipalities

    Stream restoration and shoreline stabilization provide valuable results in municipalities required to meet assigned waste load allocations for phosphorus, nitrogen, and sediment

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  • 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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  • 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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  • World Environment Day: Addressing air quality through the built environment

    World Environment Day: Addressing air quality through the built environment

    How planning and design tactics can improve indoor and outdoor air quality for lasting impacts on our communities

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  • Moxy Hotel redevelopment provides window to the past

    Moxy Hotel redevelopment provides window to the past

    Stantec’s archeological team discusses the historic finds at the site of a hotel redevelopment in Washington, DC

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  • Hear from our experts at the Rocky Mountain Stream Restoration Conference

    Hear from our experts at the Rocky Mountain Stream Restoration Conference

    Hear from our team of experts during the Rocky Mountain Stream Restoration Conference breakout sessions on Wednesday, June 19.

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  • This Earth Day, let’s embrace the full spectrum of sustainability

    This Earth Day, let’s embrace the full spectrum of sustainability

    “Protect the environment and fight for social equity”—those ideals drive our sustainability director and match the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

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  • Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Developing with our water environment

    Published in The Institute of Water Magazine: Developing with our water environment

    Stantec’s Chris Mooij looks ahead to meeting the challenges of the Water Industry National Environment Programme

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  • The trickle-down effect of enhancing satellite technology

    The trickle-down effect of enhancing satellite technology

    New satellites can measure the earth’s surface on the scale of centimetres, making remote sensing more powerful

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  • Back to our (grass)roots: New guide aims to decode grass and rush plant families

    Back to our (grass)roots: New guide aims to decode grass and rush plant families

    A passion for regional ecosystems inspires a user-friendly field guide to ecologically and economically important plant groups

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  • Published in Waterbriefing: Innovation and integration will help prevent global water crises

    Published in Waterbriefing: Innovation and integration will help prevent global water crises

    In this Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, David Smith, SVP Corporate Strategy at Stantec discusses the evolving relationship between water, energy and agriculture

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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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  • Prefab lab systems: Concepts to optimize construction, maintenance, and flexibility

    Prefab lab systems: Concepts to optimize construction, maintenance, and flexibility

    Prefabricating multiple elements in the new Yale University Science Building eases construction and helps future-proof the research laboratory

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