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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    Disrupting species identification: eDNA and a new way to identify organisms in the field

    How Mary Murdoch is using DNA barcoding and environmental DNA to change the way scientists identify organisms

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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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  • 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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  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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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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