Elk Falls Cemetery
Elk Falls Cemetery

The development of the expansion of Elk Falls Cemetery has reached an exciting point!
The LEES+Associates cemetery design team was recently in Campbell River, BC to review the clearing and top soil grading at the Cemetery.

 

 
The concept is for a series of lawned burial pods or ‘rooms’ nestled within the existing forest.

Accessibility and Universal Design
Accessibility and Universal Design

LEES+Associates is excited to be expanding our knowledge and skillset in the realm of accessibility and universal design in the outdoor environment. One of our staff, Ivy Smith has recently become an RHFAC (Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification™) Professional and is one of the first members in Canada to achieve this designation.

Her training with the Rick Hansen Foundation has given her an expanded perspective of the built environment.

Aerial Footage from Beaver Lake
Aerial Footage from Beaver Lake

What stunning aerial views of Beaver Lake!

As work on the restoration plans for Beaver Lake in Vancouver’s Stanley Park continues, the project team was out at the site performing an ecological assessment.

Stewart Denny and Ali Canning from the LEES+Associate team, along with biologist Chris Lee from AquaTerra can be seen in this drone footage wading in the bog.

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.

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,