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Let the fishes swim freely! Fish Barrier Removal Grant Opportunity

The new Brian Abbott Fish Barrier Removal Board grant program is administered jointly by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Recreation and Conservation offices. Applications are being accepted until March 29. Selected projects will be included in a request for funding from the Legislature for the 2019-2021 biennium. ...

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Cleaning up Carli Creek: An Integrated Approach to Stormwater Management

We are excited that our Carli Creek project is moving into the construction phase! Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) acquired a large, formerly agricultural parcel along Carli Creek in the Clackamas River watershed and hoped to use this area to improve water quality in this predominantly industrial basin and enhance habitat in the ...

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Herrera’s GSI / LID Services in the News

A recent Seattle DJC story  highlights the work Herrera was been doing with the Cities of Seattle and San Francisco and the WA State Department of Ecology to push low impact development (LID) and green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) forward over the last decade. The new regulations anticipated to go into place in 2015 contain rigorous ...

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Dr. Jim’s Lofts outdoor space on upcomging AIA Creative Infill Design Tour

A self-guided tour sponsored the American Institute of Architects' Portland Chapter features eight urban infill developments that will happen on Oct. 11 in and around Portland.   The tour features "prime examples of custom urban infill projects designed in harmony with inner Portland neighborhoods."   One notable project is Dr. Jim's Lofts by ...

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Stillaguamish Tribe’s Natural Resources Department

The new Stillaguamish Tribe's Natural Resources Department building has opened in Arlington, Washington.  Per the Seattle DJC, This 13,000 s.f. office and lab building was designed by Anacortes-based Brooks Middleton Architect and "... was built to honor traditional tribal structures and make efficient use of natural resources. "  Herrera ...

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3330 Division in Portland Close to Completion

A recent article in the DJC Oregon showcases the 3330 Division project, one of a series of multiple projects completed or close to completion in this up and coming neighborhood of Portland.  Working with the so-called 'Kings of Division' at Urban Development Partners (UD+P) and architects from THA Architecture have developed this and the adjacent ...

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Portland Ecoroof Symposium – Linking Design + Science

Jason King, Senior Landscape Architect at Herrera, spoke in May at the annual Ecoroof Symposium in Portland, Oregon.   The conference is hosted by Portlands Ecoroof Program and featured local and regional experts sharing scientific research and case studies that explore the true costs and savings of ecoroofs. The event included architects, ...

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LEED for Sustainable Site Design

One aspect of our site design tool-kit here at Herrera (including site civil and landscape architecture) is demonstrated with  LEED projects of a variety of sizes and scales.  Our knowledge and expertise of stormwater,  open space, habitat, water conserving irrigation, and water reuse.   Our ...

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