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Dewberry Welcomes Ecological and NEPA Expertise of Jeffrey Shamas

May 12, 2016 - in Environment, People

Dewberry has hired Jeffrey Shamas, PWS, CE, as a senior project manager in the firm's New Haven, Connecticut, office. With more than 25 years of experience, Shamas will provide environmental services to the telecommunications, transportation, energy, land…

Wetlands Worth their Weight

January 31, 2016 - in Feature, Featured

Monitoring, Managing and Protecting Ecological Powerhouses “Wetland” is a generic term covering a wide variety of habitats that are wet for at least…

Building Better Dams Starts with Ecological Insights, Says Interdisciplinary Team of Researchers

September 15, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Design/Engineering, Stormwater

Annapolis, Md — Against the backdrop of California’s crippling four-year drought, the state is now soliciting public comments on a controversial proposed…

Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History Scientifically Characterized

February 18, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Water

SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2015 — The effects of dam removal are better known as a result of several new studies released this week by government, tribal and university researchers. The scientists worked together to characterize the effects of the largest dam removal…

ASLA Releases New Guide to Green Infrastructure

September 9, 2014 - in Planning, Projects, Stormwater, Water

A new online guide launched today by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) explains the many benefits of "green infrastructure"—designed systems that harness nature to create proven benefits for communities and the environment. Green infrastructure…

Geodesign Summit Kicks Off its Fifth Year with a Promising Vision

January 29, 2014 - in Event Coverage, Modeling, Projects

Tom Fisher, dean of College of Design at the University of Minnesota, kicked off the fifth GeoDesign Summit on the Esri Campus in Redlands, Calif. this morning. The attendance of more than 300 attendees come from 19 countries and 33 states. The growing number…

Redesign of Culverts Due to Extreme Weather Impacts will Factor in Wildlife

April 12, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The extreme weather events that have hit the Northeast United States in the past few years, washing out roads due to overwhelmed culverts, provides an opportunity to design them better. There is an ongoing effort to rebuild these storm-damaged culverts, and…