August 2018 -- Building off of its work developing a regional approach to Wild and Scenic River eligibility studies, EMPSi has been awarded a contract from the US Forest Service’s Intermountain Region to develop and implement a regional approach for WSR suitability studies as well. By using this approach, the Forest Service ensures consistency across forests in the region while providing defensible decisions.
Win for EMPSi and Wild and Scenic River Studies
ALLCOT Group, Fazenda Terra Boa y Atlântica Simbios CSA sign an agreement to submit to Gold Standard certification a project to restore the Atlantic rainforest
Allcot Group, Fazenda Terra Boa and Atlântica Simbios CSA have celebrated the signature of a very valuable partnership agreement, with the objective of submitting to Gold Standard certification a project to restore the Atlantic rainforests of 391 hectares located inside the limits of Terra Boa farm property through the planting of approximately 392,725 native trees saplings of at least 80 different species per hectare. Located in the municipality of Guararapes, state of São Paulo, Brazil, the Terra...
Forest Service awards EMPSi a $10-million BPA contract
The US Forest Service awarded EMPSi a 5-year, $10-million Blanket Purchase Agreement for NEPA support services in Region 8, which includes 13 southeastern states from Virginia to Florida and west to Texas, as well as Puerto Rico. EMPSi will perform environmental analyses, resources studies, and Forest planning under the contract.
EMPSi awarded $50 million nationwide Environmental Services contract for the US Department of the Interior and USDA, Forest Service
EMPSi’s award-winning services can now be accessed nationally by any agency within DOI or the USDA, Forest Service. This Blanket Purchase Agreement simplifies the acquisition process and covers a full range of services, including planning, NEPA compliance, natural resource management, data collection, monitoring, modeling, public outreach and collaboration, and training.
Grey on Green: The Quiet Decline of One Tree in Alaska’s Temperate Rainforest
Culturally vital, ecologically unique, and economically valuable, the yellow cedar’s fate is closely tied to snow I am in the middle of the most pristine forest in North America; in all likelihood no one has stood where I stand for hundreds of years. And I am surrounded by dead trees. Huge, monolithic individuals, three feet across and over a hundred feet tall – and the vast majority are dead. From a distance, the hillsides appear carpeted in grey; from within, one is surrounded by the dull silvery...
Double honor for Klaus Endress
Klaus Endress, President of the Supervisory Board of the Endress+Hauser Group, has been awarded the German Federal Cross of Merit. This recognizes in particular his commitment to family companies as well as to democracy and market economies. The Federal Cross of Merit is conferred by the German Federal President. It was given in person to Klaus Endress last Friday, 10 November 2017, by the Finance Minister of Baden-Württemberg, Edith Sitzmann. At the same time the Rector of the University of Freiburg,...