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Gillian Davies Honored by Society of Wetland Scientists

A long-time leader of the Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) and an advocate for a global approach to wetlands preservation, Gillian Davies received two important accolades at last week's SWS Annual Meeting. Gillian was both honored with the President's Service Award and voted President-Elect of SWS's Professional Certification program. From the SWS handbook: “The President’s…Read More

BSC’s Voices Unite Against Racism

The brutal murder of George Floyd and our nation's response have inspired a flood of emotions and reactions from our community. In response to current events, BSC’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee hosted a company-wide conversation on Tuesday. During the session, over 80 members of BSC’s staff met over Zoom to discuss, process, and formulate action…Read More

Marine Park Redevelopment and Design

BSC Group is providing surveying, landscape architecture, permitting, public engagement, and conceptual design services for the redevelopment and design of DCR’s Marine Park located in South Boston, MA. This project will provide a safe, resilient, and functional memorial coastal play park and gathering area in memory of beloved child, Colin McGrath and local community activist,…Read More

BSC Earns Cultural Excellence Award from Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce

Last week the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce (GBCC) confirmed what many of us have always known: BSC Group is a great place to work! As part of GBCC’s Small Business of the Year awards program, BSC was recognized for Cultural Excellence. This award distinguishes BSC as “A business that exemplifies the Chamber’s mission of…Read More

Sheffield’s County Road over Ironwork Brook Bridge Opens to Traffic

Last week, County Road over Ironwork Brook Bridge opened to traffic, culminating over three years of collaboration between BSC and the Town of Sheffield. Opening the bridge was the final step in a process that began in 2016 when BSC structural engineers identified it as a potential candidate to receive grant funding under MassDOT’s Small…Read More

Resilience Planning and Flood Protection for Two National Grid Substations

After conducting a routing study associated with the construction of a 3.7-mile underground cable between the coastal communities of Beverly and Salem, BSC Group is providing resilience planning services for the protection of two substations. BSC is leading the overall assessment and planning process, overseeing site survey and inspections, a flood modeling program, and GIS…Read More

BSC Launches Working Parents Employee Resource Group

The recent announcement that remote learning would continue through the school year inspired a collective groan from working parents everywhere. BSC's Diversity and Inclusion Committee immediately responded by forming a Working Parents Employee Resource Group (ERG) to provide virtual support for families balancing remote working with family commitments. The first Zoom meeting was well attended…Read More

Discussing Recent Vernal Pool Observations with Senior Ecologist Matt Burne

Field work is an essential element of our projects, especially with regard to land surveying, ecological science, and construction phase services. Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, our site teams have continued to deliver these services, while following new restrictions and guidelines. In response to reports of environmental changes and ecological effects that have appeared in…Read More

Remembering Past Principal Dick Cook

Dick Cook, a former BSC Group principal, passed away on May 5, 2020. Dick’s career at BSC spanned 27 years, ending in his retirement in 2008. A graduate of Tufts University, Dick was a long-time Hingham resident and served as a member of the Hingham Planning Board. At BSC, Dick was best known for his…Read More

Athol Helping Athol Community Plan for Social Resilience

BSC Group assisted the Town of Athol in simultaneous hazard mitigation and social resilience initiatives, resulting in an action-oriented climate adaptation plan which framed vulnerabilities and solutions local to the Town. The project was made possible by BSC's assistance in the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant application process. In order to reflect the specific needs…Read More