Hotter temperatures are a familiar symptom of climate change. Another is extreme precipitation – intense bouts of heavy rainfall that can damage private homes AND civic infrastructure. In North Vancouver, community workshops help the public understand the challenges municipalities face with issues such as extreme weather and offer a chance to collaborate on potential solutions.
The Coquitlam Reservoir supplies our region with 370 million litres of potable water on an average day. Now that water is cleaner than ever, thanks to the new Coquitlam Water Treatment Facility. In this episode see how this ultraviolet innovation went from blueprint to reality. (17:30 min)
Media Release for West Coast Expeditions kayaking tour company. Click on the image to read full version. MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2014 Prepare to Paddle – What you need to know for your first sea kayak adventure of the season Sea kayaking is a great way to enjoy
Second in a series. Commissioned by Assured Software for Restoration and Remediation Magazine. Click on the image to read full article You’ve grown tired of the paper lists, the data entry discrepancies and the all-around hassle of relying on out-dated methods to handle packouts and inventories for your restoration clients. The
Article commissioned by Assured Software for Restoration and Remediation Magazine. Click on image to read full article The packout. It can be a crucial piece of the restoration/remediation puzzle, especially for jobs requiring a full suite of services, like contents management. But it’s also fertile ground for inefficiencies and costly
Copywriting for Local Pest Control’s bird control web page. Click on the image to visit the page and read the full version.
Another of those gigs where you get paid to attend something informative and inspiring. This time in Surrey, for the launch of their Surrey Steps Up program. Attendees were treated to an overview of Surrey’s ambitious plans for directing future growth to the year 2050 in a presentation (pdf) from Don
What a privilege it was to get to listen to Judy Graves’s as she brought her years of experience advocating for homeless people to an orientation session for the 2014 homeless count volunteers in Surrey.
Freelancing. Some days you sit at a computer. Other days you get to be outside by a river and watch salmon head upstream.
No, not the famous hockey player, but a device that turns kitchen scraps into food for plants. My latest video produced for Metro Vancouver highlights the official launch of a pilot project for food composting in multi-family settings. ‘The Rocket’ composter turns kitchen food scraps into high quality compost in