Environmental Design

Our environmental design services include:

  • Bioengineering – including slope stabilization
  • Arboriculture
  • Phytoremediation
  • Habitat restoration
  • Edge management
  • Watercourse remediation
  • Urban ecological design


  • Main Sheldon Creek & N1 Diversion Channel
    Main Sheldon Creek and N1 Diversion Channel Design

    The Main Sheldon Creek is a meandering channel, with riffle / pool sequences and step / pool sequences at its upstream and downstream limits, developed to permit fish passage for its entire length The N1 Diversion Channel diverts flows from a tributary of Sheldon Creek to its main branch MMM provided natural channel design, fluvial…

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    Okanagan College – Centre for Excellence

    Responsible for the design and construction monitoring of all new campus exterior spaces and building landscape systems to meet the most rigorous sustainability criteria possible Sustainable features include blackwater and greywater recycling; an extensive, native plant green roof; the use of biofiltration swales; and a high-efficiency, non-potable water irrigation system Performance criteria include net-zero energy…

  • Huron Natural Area Strasburg Creek Trail Extension
    Huron Natural Area Strasburg Creek Trail Extension

    Completed the detailed design for a 76-m boardwalk crossing of Strasburg Creek Routing for the proposed trail considered many environmental constraints, including a cold water stream crossing, inactive beaver dams, endangered species habitat, and considerable archaeological resources Key design elements involved minimizing or eliminating impacts to the natural environment, as well as ensuring the trail…

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    Forbes Creek Restoration

    The rehabilitation of Forbes Creek, a heavily modified watercourse within the Grand River watershed, included complete reassignment of the creek and removal of several drop structures to improve fish passage Designed a natural channel and several habitat features, such as vernal pools and meadow marsh complexes, to restore a valley altered through extensive grading Extensive…

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    Ian Gray

    Ian Gray, BA, OALA, CSLA Project Manager / Senior Landscape Architect Associate Key Highlights: More than 25 years of experience in the design, coordination, and administration of multidisciplinary landscape and urban design projects, including campus master plans, parks, and urban open spaces Committed to environmentally effective design principles; specializing in the design of sustainable systems for communities and…

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