Environmental Services

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What 7 things should you expect from a construction project in your neighborhood?

    What 7 things should you expect from a construction project in your neighborhood?

    Site crews should minimize impacts of activities on the environment—protecting birds, limiting dust, and reducing spill potential

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  • 8 ways to raise expectations for commercial drone operators

    8 ways to raise expectations for commercial drone operators

    Drone technology can be a great help to environmental, engineering, and survey work—but there are improper, illegal, and unsafe uses

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • [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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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