Environmental Services

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.

  • What’s in a number? Understanding reported PFAS concentrations

    What’s in a number? Understanding reported PFAS concentrations

    Consider these factors when interpreting PFAS concentrations on your site

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  • Resilience through diversity: Incorporating climate adaptation into wetland restoration

    Resilience through diversity: Incorporating climate adaptation into wetland restoration

    As our climate changes, so must our approach to ecosystem restoration

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  • Bats from scats: Using eDNA to safely identify protected bat species in a time of COVID-19

    Bats from scats: Using eDNA to safely identify protected bat species in a time of COVID-19

    In a time of pandemic, how can we reduce risks to human health while also protecting threatened and endangered bat species?

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  • Published in Alaska Public Media: New study on Arctic warming: Was 2017 a tipping point?

    Published in Alaska Public Media: New study on Arctic warming: Was 2017 a tipping point?

    Scientists share information on dramatic changes in the Pacific Arctic ecosystems and what the warmer water means

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  • Published: Delivering compliance through effective environmental management

    Published: Delivering compliance through effective environmental management

    In this Institute of Water Magazine article, Stantec’s Chris Rochfort shares how environmental risks are managed on large scale programmes in the UK water sector

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  • eDNA: Delivering power sector projects while keeping rare species safe

    eDNA: Delivering power sector projects while keeping rare species safe

    Environmental DNA biomonitoring is a breakthrough technology that revolutionizes how industry can reduce cost, efforts, and risks for energy projects

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  • Flying high: Drone technology is providing better community resiliency and recovery

    Flying high: Drone technology is providing better community resiliency and recovery

    From 3-D models to thermal infrared scans, the information drones provide is transforming community development and environmental services

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  • Phytoremediation: What is it, and why might it be right for your contaminated site?

    Phytoremediation: What is it, and why might it be right for your contaminated site?

    Put your plants to work as an inexpensive, sustainable tool to help you achieve site closure

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  • Underwater remote sensing: Surveying the marine world safer, faster, and more affordably

    Underwater remote sensing: Surveying the marine world safer, faster, and more affordably

    Futuristic-sounding sensors let scientists work in multiple places at once, but it’s important to begin with a clear study design

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  • New Zealand’s Three Waters services and the future of the water supply

    New Zealand’s Three Waters services and the future of the water supply

    Proposed amendments to the National Environmental Standards for Sources of Human Drinking Water

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  • How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    How satellite technology can monitor buried pipelines—and find leaks more quickly

    PipeWATCH is a remote sensing technology—and it’s a game changer for the oil and gas industry

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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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  • Consequence modelling: How to reduce the risk of an accidental release at your facility

    Consequence modelling: How to reduce the risk of an accidental release at your facility

    New regulations highlight the importance of reexamining modelling after facility design changes

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  • Webinar Recording: Environmental DNA, an emerging tool in biodiversity conservation

    Webinar Recording: Environmental DNA, an emerging tool in biodiversity conservation

    How effective is eDNA for monitoring species at risk in turbulent marine conditions like the Bay of Fundy, which has the world’s highest tides?

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  • eDNA and metabarcoding—the future of effectively and rapidly surveying biodiversity

    eDNA and metabarcoding—the future of effectively and rapidly surveying biodiversity

    Metabarcoding provides tools that go beyond a targeted approach, it can look back in time, and it’s a time and money saver

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ontario’s new excess soils regulation: What do infrastructure owners need to know?

    Ontario’s new excess soils regulation: What do infrastructure owners need to know?

    Learn about the special considerations for certain infrastructure projects to manage and reuse the soil

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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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