Happenings

Gillian Davies Concludes Successful Term as SWS President

The Society of Wetland Scientists annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, marked the end of Gillian Davies's term as president of the international organization. Gillian's tenure was distinguished by opportunities to educate officials worldwide on the importance of wetlands in preserving natural resources. Traveling to such destinations as Taiwan, China, Portugal, Spain, Quebec City,…Read More

Waterbury Green Project Shines at Opening Ceremony

The restoration of Waterbury's historic City Green took center stage this week at a ceremony to celebrate the project's grand opening. The newly designed park serves as the centerpiece to the City's downtown area. To accomplish a design that would meet the vision of the community, BSC led an interactive programming planning effort that considered…Read More

Official Groundbreaking for Blackstone Gateway Park

Casey-Lee Bastien attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for Worcester's Blackstone Gateway Park last Thursday. After many years of planning and funding, the park is expected to be completed in May 2018 at a cost of approximately $4 million. The park will feature over 3,000 linear feet of walking paths, elevated boardwalks and three bridges crossing…Read More

Support for Communities Applying for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has announced an exciting program to help municipalities conduct climate change vulnerability assessments and resiliency planning. Called the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program (MVP), the grant opportunity will provide technical assistance funding for communities to identify and prepare for risks associated with climate change. An important element of this program is the…Read More

BSC Presents Beverly Resiliency Plan at North Shore Technology Council Workshop

This week Katie Moniz PE, AICP, CFM and Ingeborg Hegemann, PWS presented the City of Beverly's Waterfront Resiliency project at the North Shore Technology Council Sustainability Forum. BSC's work with the City of Beverly stems from a $90,000 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) to identify potential impacts of sea level…Read More

BSC Surveyors Recognized at MALSCE Annual Meeting

The annual meeting of the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors featured many highlights for our team. Sean Ewald, PLS concluded his term as the organization's president. Dana Standley, PLS received recognition as Surveyor of the Year. Steven Cohen LSIT earned the award for Plan of the Year. And finally, our president David Hayes, PE provided…Read More

Belmont Complete Streets Project Earns ACEC Award

The Belmont Street/Trapelo Road reconstruction project was honored with a bronze award through ACEC's Engineering Excellence program. Project manager Peter Briere, PE and client Glenn Clancy, PE of Belmont took to the stage to accept the honor. Long before the term Complete Streets came into vogue, the Town of Belmont and BSC Group were putting…Read More

Taylor Dowdy Presents at NAIOP I.CON 17 in Toronto

Taylor Dowdy, a civil engineer with BSC traveled to Toronto, Ontario to present at the NAIOP I.CON 17 conference. Taylor is part of the design team for the Martignetti headquarters project located on a former brownfield site at Myles Standish Industrial Park in Taunton, MA. Presenting in collaboration with Ware Malcomb and Mass Development Corp.,…Read More

Chase Bernier Presents at MassDOT’s Innovation and Technology Transfer Exchange

BSC wildlife biologist Chase Bernier gave a special presentation at MassDOT's 2017 Innovation and Technology Transfer Exchange. Presented in collaboration with Timothy Dexter and Jessica Kenney of MassDOT, the program provided an overview of the MassDOT wildlife accommodation strategy, passage structure options, best management practices, and follow up monitoring efforts, with a focus on the…Read More

Construction to Begin on Blackstone Gateway Park in Worcester

An enthusiastic audience attended a City of Worcester meeting announcing the upcoming construction of Blackstone Gateway Park. The culmination of more than a decade of planning and design, the project's construction will begin on April 1. The park is located on 34 acres alongside the Middle River. Envisioned as an urban wild, the park will…Read More
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