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  • The Case for Millennials in Your Organization

    The Case for Millennials in Your Organization

    We have become accustomed to reading about the challenges in hiring, satisfying and integrating millennials into your organization. First, it needs to be said that all twentysomethings are not alike. Still, there are some common characteristics that ...

    William G. Handlos

  • Colorado Irrigation Canal Channels - Case Study

    Colorado Irrigation Canal Channels - Case Study

    Project Background “Different materials to protect canal liners had been tried in irrigation canals across the West over the past 15 or 20 years.   One typical method uses a low cost earthen material like clay. Over time, however, ...

  • 1999 IFAI award tanner/moffett creeks, Columbia river gorge, Oregon - Case Study

    1999 IFAI award tanner/moffett creeks, Columbia river gorge, Oregon - Case Study

    When a plan was proposed to connect two sections of Highway 30 by constructing one mile of highway from Tanner Creek to Moffet Creek, the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) took on both the engineering design and public relations challenges ...

  • Kressview springs condominium - phase II, Cambridge, Ont., Canada - Case Study

    Kressview springs condominium - phase II, Cambridge, Ont., Canada - Case Study

    In the winter of 1989, construction of the Kressview Springs condominium in Cambridge, ON, was underway. An 850-ft-long driveway embankment was constructed, ranging in height from 7 to 36 ft. and passing over areas of a peat deposit up to 8 ft. ...

  • Friends university Davis hall, Wichita, Kansas - Case Study

    Friends university Davis hall, Wichita, Kansas - Case Study

    When officials at Friends University, Wichita, wanted to beautify the exterior of the newly renovated historic Davis Hall, they knew they would have to remove the large driveway leading up to the main entrance from the front gate. But what if ...

  • Palmer hay flats trail hardening, Alaska - Case Study

    Palmer hay flats trail hardening, Alaska - Case Study

    Environmental damage from ATVs has increased as the use of four-wheelers becomes more popular for transportation and recreation. In some areas of Alaska, hundreds of miles of ATV trails cut across wetlands and streambeds, causing extensive damage to ...

  • Edith Wharton estate, Lenox, Massachusetts - Case Study

    Edith Wharton estate, Lenox, Massachusetts - Case Study

    As with other landscape restoration projects for which no drawings survive, re-creating the grass steps at Edith Wharton`s The Mount involved some sleuthing, some informed guesswork, and finally a technological update. Wharton, the first woman to ...

  • Cove Mt. Farm - stream crossing, Pennsylvania - Case Study

    Cove Mt. Farm - stream crossing, Pennsylvania - Case Study

    Cove Mt. Farm, located in South Central, Pennsylvania had three stream crossings used to move livestock and farm equipment across Little Cove Creek. The 40-foot wide main crossing, located about 100 yards east of the milking center, received the ...

  • US forest service low water crossing, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia - Case Study

    US forest service low water crossing, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest, Georgia - Case Study

    No we aren`t kidding - Region 8 has installed a plastic ford. We have been searching for ways to cut costs on Traffic Service Level D roads, and there is a new product on the market called `GEOWEB,` manufactured by Presto Products Company. A diagram ...

  • British rail - track sub-ballast, England - Case Study

    British rail - track sub-ballast, England - Case Study

    Soft sub-soils created problems for the highspeed British Rail Eastern Region rail line in Northumberland, England. Rail speed on the Intercity line from Edinburgh to London had to be significantly reduced because of the soft peat sub-base. The ...

  • Geauga park district horse trail, Chardon, Ohio - Case Study

    Geauga park district horse trail, Chardon, Ohio - Case Study

    Among nonmotorized uses, horse traffic is the hardest on trails. `All of the trails that I construct or reconstruct are to a horse traffic standard,` says Dr. Gene Wood, an extension trails specialist with the Department of Forestry and Natural ...

  • Chicago planters - Domed planters in downtown Chicago, Illinois add green space to an urban area - Case Study

    Chicago planters - Domed planters in downtown Chicago, Illinois add green space to an urban area - Case Study

    One man`s conceptual vision can become another man`s construction challenge. Chicago-based landscape contractor, Walsh Landscape Construction was given the opportunity recently to partner with Chicago-based John Buck Company and Peter Walker and ...

    John Albanese, Dan Salsinger and Patricia Stetler

  • Cootes paradise, Hamilton, Ont., Canada - Case Study

    Cootes paradise, Hamilton, Ont., Canada - Case Study

    Across-disciplinary team of engineers and landscape architects opted for a revolutionary cellular confinement system with polymeric tendons to rehabilitate a 1.5h:1v slope in a Hamilton, Ontario, conservation area. Ontario’s transit ...

  • Hwy E, Freedom, Wisconsin

    Hwy E, Freedom, Wisconsin

    Wisconsin winters are notorious for the damage they can cause to roads. An example of winter’s influence was seen on Highway E, a winding, two-lane asphalt road that serves commuters between Little Chute and Oneida. Once called the worst stretch of ...

    Larry Flynn