Frosty Plants at Woodlands
Frosty Plants to Celebrate February

There is an excellent article in the Vancouver Sun on preparing for death, and the women leading the charge to change the way we think about death – Read it here.

Also, February was the coldest month on record for Metro Vancouver, so here are some frosty plant shots to remember the cold days by.

Greeting from the Northwest Territories
Greetings from the Northwest Territories

[Snowshoeing north of 60 creates some stylish hair]

Richard Cook and Alix MacKay from our team has just returned from travels to the Northwest Territories to conduct a site visit and participate in community engagement efforts for our latest project in the North.

Greeted with temperatures of down to -51 celsius,

LSCR Trails Strategy
5 Parks & Trails to Explore on Family Day Weekend

It is Family Day in British Columbia and a few other provinces here in Canada.
As such, our office will be closed on Monday, 18th February 2018. We hope you have a relaxing long weekend with family.

We also wanted to use this opportunity to highlight a few remarkable parks, trails and open spaces we’ve had the honour of working on.

Christmas 2018
Happy Holidays from LEES+Associates

Our offices will be closed over the holidays through January 1st 2019, reopening on Wednesday January 2nd.
Happy holidays from all of us at LEES+Associates and best wishes for 2019

Youth Engagement
Youth Engagement

Student brainstorming sheet

We were at Monterey Middle School this week as part of our work on the Carnarvon Park Master Plan for the District of Oak Bay. We had a chance to meet with nearly 50 Grade 7 students to get their input on the park.
After a brief presentation,

LEES+Associates Attains BCCSA COR Certification

The BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA) recently awarded LEES+Associates COR certification for our commitment to occupational health and safety.

The Certificate of Recognition (COR) is a voluntary incentive program that recognizes and rewards companies who take a strategic approach to workplace safety, and implement health,

Iqaluit Cemetery
Iqaluit Cemetery Project wins ASLA Award

The power of the place is extraordinary, and the decision to keep it simple and subdued is brilliant. The place honors the community’s ancestors. There are certain times when you’re working with a landscape that’s so beautiful, the best thing to do is as little as possible — 2018 Awards Jury

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) recently announced winners for its 2018 Professional Awards and our Iqaluit Cemetery project won an Honor Award in the General Design category.