Established in 2016 when SWCA acquired New England Environmental (NEE), our Amherst office is unique in that the building is a solar-powered, 15,800-square-foot LEED Platinum Certified property. The property includes a rain garden, open space, native landscaping, water-saving features, a stormwater management system, and nontoxic building materials. The site is located on two bus routes and offers showers for employees who bike to work.
The Amherst team is known for its work in ecological restoration and landscape architecture. Our staff includes ecological designers, landscape architects, wetland scientists, geologists, GIS professionals, ecologists, restoration specialists, wildlife biologists, and other experts.
What's Happening in Amherst
SWCA's Amherst office is once again teaming with River Street Planning & Development and Place Alliance to create a Revitalization Strategy for Gooseberry Creek for the Village of Tannersville, NY in the Catskill Park.
Scientific Leadership Awards
Scott Fisher, Ecological Restoration Team Lead in our Amherst office, has been selected as SWCA's Lawrence S. Semo Scientific Achievement Award winner for the fourth quarter of 2016.
Naomi Valentine, an assistant project manager in Amherst, was selected to participate in the State Department Professional Fellows Exchange Program. Naomi had the opportunity to apply for the U.S. professional portion of the exchange and was accepted to the Mexican exchange program, which took place in Chiapas and Tabasco from January 15 - 25, 2017.
SWCA Gives Back
With funding help from the SWCA Gives Back program, approximately ten SWCA volunteers, family, and friends participated in the Connecticut River Watershed Council’s 2016 Source to Sea Cleanup on September 24, 2016.
In 2008, the UST regulations were revised to state that single-wall USTs with a capacity of 1,100 gallons or more must be taken out of service by August 17, 2017. A contract for their removal must also be in place. SWCA assists our clients with the removal and monitoring of USTs that fall under this regulation.
Freshwater mussels are a frequently overlooked component of our aquatic environment, buried in the substrate of rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes. Learn more about how mussels can impact your project and how the Amherst office can help.
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