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.

  • Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Dr. Francis Wiese shares insights regarding sea level rise, extreme weather, infrastructure damage, and coastal erosion

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  • Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    Building on our community roots to help North American orchid conservation

    How Stantec botanist Melissa Curran is partnering with researchers and community members for the conservation of terrestrial orchids in North America

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  • [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    [With Video] How can technology from video games bring flood risks to life?

    FEMA Risk MAP data and 3D mapping help the public visualize flood risk and support more resilient communities

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  • How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    How we can flip the script on pollinator decline

    Changing the way we think about ecosystem restoration to combat the decline of pollinators

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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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  • Green unicorns in the Bay Area – they do exist!

    Green unicorns in the Bay Area – they do exist!

    Creating communities that are both sustainable and affordable in California’s Bay Area is tough – but not impossible.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Turning land-use restrictions into something positive

    Turning land-use restrictions into something positive

    Using the environmental review process to guide a design can be a win-win for the client and community

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  • New Zealand’s Three Waters Reforms: Prioritising the well-being of freshwater ecosystems

    New Zealand’s Three Waters Reforms: Prioritising the well-being of freshwater ecosystems

    The draft National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management aims to provide a holistic approach for managing the nation’s freshwater resources, but it introduces many new requirements

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