Tag: Sustainability

Fish Return to Padden Creek

Last week we stopped by Padden Creek in Bellingham, Washington, to see if fish are using newly built habitat features near where the creek crosses SR-11—and they are! Check out the video to see how root wads, logs and other large woody materials protect young-of-the-year salmonid species like kokanee and Coho salmon. Across Washington State, […]

GeoEngineers Staff Volunteer to Support Environmental Non-Profit

Some of GeoEngineers’ Boston environmental staff have teamed up with an environmental justice non-profit to support the development of a riverside park in Chelsea, Massachusetts—and they’re doing it for free! The new park is being developed by GreenRoots, a local organization advocating for environmental justice for low-income communities in Chelsea, MA, and the surrounding area. […]

Latest Coastal Project to Restore Chandeleur Islands

GeoEngineers’ long relationship with Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing this summer as a Coastal Engineering Consultants/GeoEngineers team prepares to restore about 13 miles of the Chandeleur Islands. Historically, this string of barrier islands has helped protect New Orleans’ east flank from hurricanes and storm surges, but they have been steadily shrinking […]

A Little Hope on Earth Day

It seems like every day we see new and more worrying headlines about our planet. The ocean is rising, species are dying, and it never seems like we’re doing enough to stop it. The conversation about climate change is almost always bleak, but maybe that’s part of the problem. It can be hard to take […]

52 Ways to Make a Difference This Earth Day

Earth Day is the perfect time to think about the responsibilities we have to our planet, and each other. Most of us want to do what we can to protect the world we share, but sometimes it’s difficult to know how. Our environmental challenges can be overwhelming, but we can make progress if we all […]

Amin Azimi Wins Gold for Bio-Concrete at International Invention Fair

A unique bio-concrete earned new GeoEngineers employee Amin Azimi a gold medal at the Seoul International Invention Fair (SIIF) earlier this month. Amin’s academic background at Louisiana Tech University and the University of Technology Malaysia led him to develop a number of innovative technologies and products, and over the years he has showcased them in […]

Sustainable Coastal Restoration Work Featured in GEOSTRATA Magazine

The September/October issue of GEOSTRATA Magazine, the official publication of the Geo-Institute, includes a feature by Principal Geotechnical Engineer Dave Eley. The feature focuses on the evolving approach to coastal protection and restoration along the Gulf Coast through the lens of the award-winning Whiskey Island coastal restoration project for Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

On Earth Day, Deal More Kindly with one Another

Carl Sagan and the Pale Blue Dot There is no better time than Earth Day to take a big step back from the minutia of our everyday lives and look at the larger picture. Why is this blue globe we call Earth so important? What is at stake here? Few have answered these questions as […]

Principal Elected Missouri Air Conservation Commission Chair for Fourth Time

The Missouri Air Conservation Commission elected Principal Geological Engineer Gary Pendergrass as its chair for the fourth time at their monthly December meeting. Gary has served on the seven-member commission for the past decade, and continues this active role in overseeing the state’s air conservation laws. Since 1965, the Missouri Air Conservation Commission has upheld […]

Sustainable Bridge Project Receives Greenroads Silver Certification

A recently completed GeoEngineers bridge and roadway improvements project earned a Greenroads Silver Certification for its environmentally sustainable design and construction. GeoEngineers provided geotechnical design services for the James Street Bridge and Roadway Improvements project in Bellingham, Washington. In addition to vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian improvements in the corridor, the project focused on habitat integration, […]

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