Field Notes
Every Little Bit Counts: Volunteering Benefits Your Community, Business and You
By Kurt Fraese, LG – Apr 17, 2014
In every community there are numerous opportunities for companies to get involved in the fabric of their surroundings. This goes beyond the already significant contribution that healthy businesses provide through employment, products, services and tax revenues.  At GeoEngineers, we encourage...

New State Guidelines Impact Permitting for Puget Sound Shoreline Development
By Thomas Bannister – Apr 2, 2014
As our aging coastal infrastructure along Puget Sound approaches the end of its design life, repairs and replacements are necessary.  Recently, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife released new marine shoreline design guidelines for projects along marine coastlines in Washington...

Carbon Footprint Tracking: A Key to Helping Your Bottom Line
By – Feb 18, 2014
Knowing your company’s carbon footprint is not only good for the environment, it’s also good for your bottom line. During a five-year pilot study of GeoEngineers’ carbon footprint in our Puget Sound-region offices, we have found a possible increase in operational efficiency by using carbon...

Workplace Safety Initiatives Need a Personal Connection
By Wayne Adams, CSP, CHMM – Feb 3, 2014
When it comes to safety, it’s about a personal commitment to get home safe every day to what we value in our lives – spending time with family, enjoying the outdoors, pursuing hobbies, going to school and more. Because of this, it’s important for any workplace safety initiative to have a personal...

The Story Behind Canada’s First Avian Protection Plan
By Chris Bellusci – Jan 17, 2014
A few months ago I had the pleasure of meeting Nikki Heck, an environmental advisor for AltaLink, at the Avian Power Line Interaction Committee conference in Cape May, NJ. In the video above, she tells the story of how she came to introduce the first avian protection plan in Canada on behalf of...