Accolades

Since 1983, we’ve been making waves in the restoration industry by integrating natural sciences with water resource engineering to develop long-term solutions for rivers and streams. Below are some of the awards we’ve won over the years that highlight our work.

2019

Underwood Creek Flood Control & Habitat Restoration
2019 Best of State Engineering Excellence Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Wisconsin

Kerry Island Estuary Restoration
2019 Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oregon

2018

Eel River Headwaters Restoration
SER New England Chapter’s Restoration Project Award

Tidmarsh Farms Restoration
Silver Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Massachusetts

River Island Stream & Wetland Restoration
Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oregon

Oak Meadows Golf Course
First Place, Public Course Renovation of the year, Golf Inc.
Force of Nature Award, Chicago Wilderness

2017

Tidmarsh Farms Restoration
Environment Business Journals (EBJ’s) Business Achievement Award for Natural Resource Management

Howland Dam Bypass Channel
Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Maine

Oak Meadows Golf Course
Green Star Environmental Award from Golf Digest

2016

Squalicum Creek Reroute
American Public Works Association’s (APWA) Public Works Project of the Year Award

Horsetail Creek Floodplain Reconnection
Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oregon

Milo McIver Fish Enhancement
Grand Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Oregon

2014

Sheboygan River AOC
American Public Works Association (APWA) National Public Works Projects of the Year

2012

Baker Park Beach
Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Minnesota

2010

Eel River Headwaters Restoration & Sawmill Dam Removal
Coastal American Partnership Award from Coastal America

2009

DuPage River & Salt Creek Dam Removal Feasibility Study
Engineering Excellence Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois

Chester Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project
Best of the Year: Public Works Environmental Restoration Award from the American Public Works Association, Alaska

2008

The Headwaters at Tryon Creek
National Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects

2005

Mill Creek Restoration
Aldo Leopold Award for Excellence in Ecological Restoration from Trout Unlimited, The River Alliance of Wisconsin, and Wisconsin DNR

2002

Willamette Riverbank Design Notebook
Oregon Chapter Merit Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects

Allegheny River Riverfront Park
National Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects

2001

Grants Pass Undercut Riverbank Stabilization
Design Excellence Award from the Society of American Military Engineers

1998

Little Miami River Bioengineered Bank Stabilization
Outstanding Achievement Award from the International Erosion Control Association

Griff Creek Dam Removal & Channel Reconstruction
Project Restoration Award & Certificate of Appreciation from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency

Tanner Creek Urban Stream Daylighting and Stormwater Design Alternatives Analysis
Honor and Sustainability Award from the Oregon Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

1996

Raritan River
International Erosion Control Association’s 1996 Award for Excellence in Design