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Smith Environmental and Engineering has MOVED!

After years of searching for the right building in the right location, followed by working through months of negotiations and remodeling, SMITH Environmental and Engineering is thrilled to say we have finally moved into our 10,000 sq. ft. building! We are located now in Dacono, Colorado with easy access to I-25 and a breath-taking view of Longs Peak! Our new facility not only houses all our professional services groups but the warehouse and our new equipment yard allow us to house all our trucks, field...

Welcome To Smith Environmental and Engineering!

Welcome to the new website for Smith Environmental and Engineering! Thank you so much for your interest in the site and in what we do. I am delighted to have you pay a visit and hope that you enjoy your experience viewing our new space here. A lot of planning and effort went in to developing this site with the intent of making who we are and what we do more accessible to our readers. I welcome your feedback on anything we can do to...

Working out Sustainable Environmental Solutions

By necessity, as environmental scientists, engineers, and technicians we look at the issue of sustainability in context of our given fields of discipline and collaboration. Land reclamation, land development, and land management all require a collaboration of efforts and expertise. Sustainability in the context of land reclamation, i.e. land that has been degraded by past mining or oil and gas development is the development and implementation of a land use solution that creates a dramatic improvement to the land, which is self-perpetuating – needing little...

What is Sustainability?

The term sustainable is used everywhere these days it seems, but what exactly is ‘sustainability’? Environmental sustainability is a very broad issue with boundless implications. Books and fields of study have been dedicated to this issue, philosophies founded on it, and raging debates made over it. ...

Weasels

One of the great enjoyments of living in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region is the wealth of wildlife that we are still privileged to encounter as we venture into outdoors. Colorado is full of possibilities for wildlife sightings all year round and our staff routinely comes back from the field work with images and stories about these sightings. Recently Darrin Masters, our Wildlife Biologist, spotted this curious weasel peeking out from a sheltering rock pile while Darrin was hiking....

SMITH Sponsors 2012 COSA Conference

Colorado Open Space Alliance (COSA) Annual Conference 2012 COSA is a statewide organization of open space programs whose mission is to work cooperatively, share information, create public awareness and foster partnerships to protect Colorado’s wild places.  Smith Environmental and Engineering was able to be a sponsor of and also attend the meeting this year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.   The theme for the conference was “Collaborative Conservation – The Cutting Edge” and a wide variety of topics surrounding collaboration were discussed.  Session topics ranged from how to engage...