Mount Support Substation Expansion

BSC provided ecological, licensing and permitting services to National Grid and Liberty Utilities for the Mount Support substation expansion and new 115kV tap line project. The purpose of this project is to upgrade existing electric transmission facilities in Lebanon, NH by removing an existing cross-country 13.8kV distribution line from the Wilder Switching Junction to the…Read More

Walden Pond Resource Management Plan and Visitor Center

BSC Group was retained to prepare the ecological and traffic components of the Resource Management Plan and Visitor Services Master Plan for Walden Pond State Reservation, an approximately 371-acre Historic Landmark located in historic Concord, MA. BSC conducted an ecological evaluation of existing conditions around the pond and within the Reservation. The site contains mixed deciduous…Read More

Silver Sands State Park and Walnut Beach

BSC Group was retained by the Connecticut Department of Construction Services to provide planning, site design, and landscape architecture services for the extension of an existing boardwalk at Silver Sands State Park as well as the construction of a new boardwalk at Walnut Beach in Milford, Ct. The new boardwalk totals approximately 3,800 feet and…Read More

Open Space Initiative and Land Trust Alliance

BSC Group is providing climate resiliency outreach for northern New England land trusts. Outreach efforts provide climate science and GIS expertise to guide land trusts as they incorporate climate resiliency into their strategic conservation plans. BSC Group is providing technical outreach on the use of the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Collaborative's Conservation Planning Atlas, hosted…Read More

MassDOT On-Call Environmental Services

BSC Group is providing on-call construction assistance to assure compliance with environmental permits for construction of state and interstate roadways and highways to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s Construction Division. Expertise provided includes erosion and sedimentation control inspection, roadway design and layout guidance during construction, wetland science, water quality science, and rare and endangered species…Read More

Hen’s Cove Dredging and Beach Nourishment

BSC Group worked with the Town of Bourne, Department of Environmental Protection, Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Program, and the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACOE) to completed a 27,000-cubic yard maintenance dredge and beach nourishment project at Hen Cove in Bourne, MA. An important aspect of the project was incorporating decades of USACOE and…Read More

Conservation Land Management

BSC Group developed ten Land Stewardship Reports for Conservation owned properties. Each report provided an overview of a specific parcel of land, which included site access, recreational uses, trail networks, and strategies for protecting resource areas, flora and fauna. BSC Group also developed comprehensive Land Management Plans for both Bells Neck and Island Pond Conservation Areas,…Read More