Belmont MA Celebrates Completion of the Trapelo Road – Belmont Street Corridor

MassDOT Secretary and CEO, Stephanie Pollack joined Senator Will Brownsberger, State Representative David Rogers, MassDOT Highway Administrator Thomas Tinlin, and local officials at this morning's ribbon cutting event recognizing the completion of more than two miles of a complete streets design and construction effort along Belmont's Trapelo Rd and Belmont Street. Today's celebration was the…Read More

Davies Spreads Message of Wetlands Preservation Internationally

Gillian Davies continues her international tour advocating for wetlands preservation and education. Today she shared her message while attending the 2016 INTECOL Wetlands Conference in Changshu, China, where she was interviewed by the nation's largest television news station.Read More

Gillian Davies, SSSSNE, NHCWS, CESSWI, Recognized at 2016 International Wetland Convention in Taiwan

As president of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS), our very own Gillian Davies attended and presented at the 2016 International Wetland Convention in Taiwan. Gillian received awards for Exemplary Achievements in Wetlands Fields and the title of Taiwan's Wetland Conservation Honorable Advisor. Gillian gave opening remarks for the convention, attended by 450 plus leaders…Read More

Jef Fasser, ASLA, Elected Treasurer of Boston Society of Landscape Architects

Congratulations to BSC Group's Jef Fasser, ASLA, who was recently elected to the office of treasurer for the Boston Society of Landscape Architects. Jef is BSC's director of landscape architecture and leads the firm's team of landscape architects in the design of a variety of projects, from multi-purpose paths to parks, playgrounds, and athletic fields.…Read More

Dave Hayes and BSC’s Successful Leadership Transition Featured in ROG+Partners Retrospective

Having recently completed a well-planned transition among three long-standing firm leaders, BSC's president Dave Hayes was interviewed for Russ O'Brien Gido + Partners' "Retrospective" newsletter. The "Changing of the Guard" article highlights the successes and challenges associated with BSC's recent transfer of authority between Richard Long, Charlie Kalauskas, and Dave Hayes. Dave credits his predecessors…Read More

Funding Approved for BSC-designed Complete Streets Project

Following an intensive public engagement process, the Town of Old Lyme voted to fund the construction of BSC's Complete Streets design for Hartford Avenue. Project elements include renovating Hartford Avenue with 6-foot-wide, handicapped-accessible sidewalks, sign posts, benches, bike racks, parallel parking, and markings on the street to indicate that bikes share the road. BSC's principal-in-charge,…Read More

Canton Airport Project Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

The reuse of the former Canton Airport as the new Farnham-Connolly park represents an exciting achievement in both environmental science and landscape design. In collaboration with landscape architects Crosby Schlessinger Smallridge (CSS) and client Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, BSC Group worked to restore the fragile ecology of the park, which sits adjacent to…Read More

Gillian Davies, PWS, SSSSNE, NHCWS, CESSWI Assumes SWS Presidency

BSC congratulates senior scientist Gillian Davies, PWS, SSSSNE, NHCWS, CESSWI as she assumes the Presidency position with the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) for the June 2016 - June 2017 term, a leading international professional organization promoting understanding, conservation, scientifically based management, and sustainable use of wetlands throughout the world. Gillian has also served as…Read More

Green Infrastructure and Transit-Oriented Mixed Use Development: The Alewife Area of Cambridge, MA

Ingeborg Hegemann, PWS and David Biancavilla, PE LEED AP share successful environmental, planning, and design strategies for the Alewife Area of Cambridge, MA with James Batchelor, FAIA, LEED AP and Catherine Daly Woodbury of the City of Cambridge in a case study for the Journal of Green Building. Several environmental and development features include climate…Read More

Russ Burke and Jef Fasser to Attend MAPD Annual Conference

Russ Burke, AICP and Jef Fasser, RLA, AICP, LEED AP will be attending the Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors Annual Conference this Thursday and Friday in Hyannis, MA. This year's theme is Making It Happen, with sessions that will explore methods and case studies that assist planners in taking plans from vision to implementation. Russ…Read More