Our focus on science and design enables us to apply our scientific expertise and regulatory knowledge to a range of project types.

Below are a few examples that showcase our firm's multidisciplinary skill set and collaborations with engineering and architecture partners.

Odle Middle School

Our ecologists and landscape designers helped Bellevue School District identify and account for two wetlands, providing a restoration plan that improved the area’s habitat and enabled the District to build new facilities for the school community. Learn More →                                                                                  

Seattle Humane 

We worked with Seattle Humane staff and project architects to permit and design a new facility and landscape that matched the area’s natural character, including new forested trails and overlooks that improve accessibility and offer a unique real-world setting for training adoptable dogs. Learn More →

Darrington Trail

The Washington Department of Natural Resources’ new trail system contained wetlands and mature tree stands. Our inventory, assessment, and regulatory compliant trail design helped showcase the land’s natural beauty while protecting its wetlands and streams. Learn More →

 

Whispering Willow Park and Lyon Creek Waterfront Park

We provided design and permitting services for the creation of a new city park and the renovation of an existing city park at its confluence with Lake Washington. Learn More →                                             

East Link Extension

Our scientists provided extensive assessment and environmental permitting in support of Sound Transit's rail line extensions from Seattle's International District to Eastside communities.         Learn More →

Energize Eastside

We have provided assessment, permitting, and tree inventory services in support of Puget Sound Energy’s effort to reinforce the backbone of the Eastside’s transmission system. Learn More →

 

Lyon Creek Culvert Replacement and stream restoration

As part of a team of consulting firms, our design and permitting services helped alleviate downtown flooding in Lake Forest Park, including upgrading four undersized culverts and regrading over 500 feet of Lyon Creek. Learn More →

Lower Nooksack River Restoration

Our planners and ecologists conducted an assessment and led an alternatives analysis to help Whatcom County restore the area’s tidal habitat and reduce flooding impacts to nearby roads and neighborhoods. Learn More →

Residential Shoreline Design

We balance the three essential aspects of green shorelines: access, aesthetics, and habitat. Our experience includes the design and permitting of more than 120 shoreline projects, from residential units to city parks. Learn More →

 

Salmon Run Nature Park

We led a large design effort to restore fish and wildlife habitat in Issaquah Creek. Located a mile or so below the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, the new 3.7-acre nature park creates a near-natural setting for residents and visitors to observe migrating fish. Learn More →

Interpretive Design Projects

Our interpretive signs use colorful, modern illustrations and clear language to explain scientific concepts, highlight historical and cultural features, improve wayfinding, and inspire visitors to take action. Learn More →

 

PAcific County SMP, CAO, and VSP

Since 2013, we have helped Pacific County and its stakeholders develop updated policies and regulations to meet Washington State Growth Management Act requirements and manage its natural resources. Learn More →