Wildlands Engineering celebrates 10 year anniversary!

“We are excited to reach this substantial milestone in the maturity and growth of our business. After starting the business ten years ago with six dedicated individuals and building upon the vision of excellence, innovation, and comradery, we have continued to add members to our team who value our unique approach to the science and the business of ecosystem restoration. Our pride in what we have built; our business, our projects, and our family, is only surpassed by our enthusiasm about what the future holds for Wildlands.” – Shawn Wilkerson, President of Wildlands

This season, we are grateful as we reflect on a decade of success. The past ten years have been full of developing innovative solutions, opening new offices, and growing our team. Check out the timeline of milestones below.

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Wildlands Engineering named a top employer in North Carolina!

Wildlands Engineering was recently named as one of the 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina by Business North Carolina, NC SHRM and Best Companies Group.

This awards program was designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in North Carolina, benefiting the economy, workforce, and businesses in the state of North Carolina. The list is made up of 35 companies.

The process for selecting the 2017 Best Employers in North Carolina included two parts. The first part is an evaluation of each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process, analyzed the data, and determined the final rankings.

Wildlands is honored to be recognized alongside such great North Carolina companies! To view the complete list of top companies, click here.

 

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Wildlands adopts a portion of Little Sugar Creek in Charlotte!

Wildlands adopts a streamWildlands is pleased to announce our adoption of a portion of Little Sugar Creek (LSC) in Charlotte, NC. Our adopted portion of stream stretches from Morehead Street to Charlottetowne Avenue. Through this program, the Wildlands team has committed to cleaning our portion of LSC at least twice a year. This is just a small token of our dedication to improving the water quality and ecological health of our watersheds.

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Win Taylor receives Professional Wetland Scientist certification

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJoin us in congratulating Wildlands team member, Win Taylor, for receiving his Professional Wetland Scientist certification! This certification is awarded by the Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program, which evaluates each applicant based on a combination of academic coursework, continuing education training, years of working experience in the field, letters of recommendation, and an essay describing an area of expertise. Congratulations, Win!

Wildlands’ stream mitigation project reaches the “close-out” milestone

Wildlands is thrilled to announce that our Scaly Bark Creek Mitigation Project has received approval for close-out from the Interagency Review Team. This is Wildlands’ first full-delivery contract with the North Carolina Division of Mitigation Services to reach the close-out milestone, a seven-year achievement. This project consisted of 4,875 linear feet (LF) of stream restoration, 3,596 LF of stream enhancement level II, and 700 LF of stream preservation. As a result of these successful efforts, this project delivered 6,453 stream mitigation units to the North Carolina Division of Mitigation Services. CLICK HERE to learn more about the Scaly Bark Creek Mitigation Project.

 

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Congrats to Greg Turner for receiving his PE license!

Greg TurnerWildlands is thrilled to announce that Greg Turner has received his professional engineer license! Join us in congratulating Greg on this impressive achievement.

 

Greg serves as a Water Resources Engineer in the Wildlands Engineering Raleigh office. He has more than four years of experience working on a variety of projects including stormwater BMP design, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, stream and wetland restoration design and monitoring, erosion and sediment control, and wetland delineations. Greg is a team player and enjoys assisting with the planning, design, and monitoring of ecological engineering projects.

Alea Tuttle receives Professional Wetland Scientist certification

Professional Wetland Scientist, ALea TuttleJoin us in congratulating Wildlands team member, Alea Tuttle, for receiving her Professional Wetland Scientist certification! This certification is awarded by the Society of Wetland Scientists Professional Certification Program, which evaluates each applicant based on a combination of academic coursework, continuing education training, years of working experience in the field, letters of recommendation, and an essay describing an area of expertise. As a recipient of this certification, Alea meets the standards expected of a practicing wetland professional and she agrees to adhere to standards of professional ethics with regard to the conduct and practice of wetland science. Way to go, Alea!

Wildlands is seeking a Water Resources Engineer in our Asheville office

Career at Wildlands EngineeringWildlands Engineering is seeking a dynamic individual to join our growing team in our Asheville, NC office. The preferred candidate should have 1 to 4 years of experience and understand the ecologic and hydrologic processes important to water resources engineering and ecosystem restoration in the Southeastern United States.

 

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Wildlands Engineering Acquires Confluence Engineering

Wildlands Engineering, Inc is pleased to announce their recent merger with Confluence Engineering, PC, an Asheville-based company that specializes in ecosystem restoration, stormwater, and floodplain management. Wildlands Engineering will be the surviving entity in the merger.

Merging with Confluence Engineering is a natural fit for us. Wildlands and Confluence have very similar approaches and guiding principles for ecological restoration and our cultures match exceptionally well. - Shawn Wilkerson, President of Wildlands Engineering

 

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