Paragon is a recognized industry leader specializing in soil and vegetation as they relate to development and reclamation. With a large contingent of soil and vegetation specialists on staff, we have the capacity and experience to take on any scale of project. Paragon earns the trust of its clients by focusing on their needs and responding with high-quality, high-value solutions. By being actively involved in many aspects of the environmental consulting industry, we bring new scientific and technical innovations together with the operational requirements of our clients.
To be Canada’s premier reclamation, technical services and research firm for soil, vegetation and wetlands.
Paragon delivers innovative and sustainable reclaimed landscape planning and execution for clients throughout the lifecycle of their projects.
Paragon earns the trust of its clients by focusing on their needs and responding with high-quality, high-value solutions.
We have a passion for providing exceptional service, and we do that by focusing on four core values that drive every part of Paragon’s culture.
We create a safe and respectful working environment.
We focus on career development – we want our team members to develop and thrive.
We are passionate about having a long-lasting, positive impact on the environment, and we engage others who feel the same.
We anticipate the needs of our clients, and we deliver on the commitments we make together.
We have an exceptional reputation in professional integrity, technical excellence and safety.
We focus on practical ways to solve problems, research new approaches, and provide proactive regulatory and reclamation support.
Teamwork cements our focus on service and people, and we support our team to perform at their best with training, support and mentorship.
Our clients’ success is our success – working together with our clients in the field and at the table helps us to co-create solutions.
We use over 40 years of Paragon experience to integrate innovative research into our project experience.
We establish the trust of our clients by being open, honest and dependable in all of the work we do.
Quality is everything – we measure our success by the long-term relationships we build with clients and collaborators.
Excellence embodies all of our values – people, collaboration and service.
Our experience includes all scales of projects from individual land-owner surveys, to major environmental impact assessments, to multi-year site management and research initiatives. Under the guidance of Paragon’s management team, our team members provide input to many of Canada’s major industrial developments, and are key players in numerous agricultural and research projects.
Our team of professionals, technicians, GIS analysts and administrative staff works together to provide scientifically sound information and recommendations that balance responsible land stewardship with resource utilization. Paragon has been recognized for many years as soil specialists, and our recently expanded capacity in vegetation ecology has enhanced our reclamation expertise. With the increased focus on data management and spatial analysis, we have a team of GIS analysts who play an integral role in planning our work, producing and managing high-quality spatial data and crafting maps and figures for deliverables.
Paragon’s expertise includes baseline soil and vegetation surveys, conservation and reclamation planning (large and small scale), soil salvage and reclamation monitoring, pipeline construction environmental monitoring, regulatory support, environmental impact and pre-disturbance assessments, environmental field reports, training, research and long-term monitoring. Through our senior staff, we draw on over 60 years of corporate experience to ensure that our approach is well-informed and properly tailored to each project.