New Environmental Management Degree at CSN

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While Broadbent wasn’t the only firm to participate in the development of this amazing new Bachelor’s Degree at CSN, we want to highlight Dr. Douglas Sims, who is the real brains behind the program. To further these efforts our very own Kirk Stowers, Principal Geologist, and Dr. Sims sat down with KNPR to discuss the new degree program and its importance to the environmental community. You can find the recording here. We are very excited to see a program like this and hope to be involved in its continuing development. It’s not often that a firm gets to contribute to the development of such a unique and necessary program. Broadbent is honored to have taken part. If you would like Read More »

Big Jobs in Thin Places – Construction Projects in Historic Western Towns

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When: April 27th, 2019 at 1:30 PM Where: APWA Conference, Laughlin, Nevada Project Archaeologist, Stuart Rathbone, discussed the delicate nature of archaeological deposits in historic western towns and how construction projects are adapting to the challenges these elements present. Abstract: Historic western architecture has an unusually ‘thin’ quality, with stylistic façades applied to simple wooden frames. The relatively young age of western towns means archaeological deposits are noticeably ‘thinner’ than are typically found in older settlements. In combination, this ‘thinness’ means that construction projects in western towns are occurring within particularly delicate historic environments. This presentation reviewed how a number of different western towns have responded to this challenge with varying levels of success. If you would like to know Read More »